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American possibly broke rules on planes’ maintenance (access required)

Federal officials say that American Airlines “may have” violated maintenance rules, and they are continuing to investigate a union group’s allegations that mechanics were pressured to clear planes for flying before it was safe. The Federal Aviation Administration says it ...

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American, US Airways pilots OK labor deal

Pilots at American Airlines and US Airways have approved a single labor contract, a step toward combining workforces at the two carriers, which merged in December 2013. The multiyear deal gives the carriers’ 15,000 pilots a 23 percent pay raise ...

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Government reaches agreement to allow airline merger

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world’s biggest airline. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Washington’s ...

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