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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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Judge approves American Airlines’ bankruptcy plan

DALLAS — A federal judge has approved American Airlines’ plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection and merge with US Airways, although the airlines must still resolve a lawsuit filed by the federal government seeking to block the merger. A trial ...

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Judge: Airline-merger trial to start in November

WASHINGTON — A federal judge said Friday that the government’s lawsuit to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways will start Nov. 25, a timetable favored by the airlines. The U.S. Justice Department had wanted the trial ...

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Judge likely to approve bankruptcy exit of American Airlines’ parent co.

NEW YORK — A federal judge signaled Thursday that he is leaning toward approving American Airlines’ emergence from bankruptcy protection but wanted more time to reflect. “I’m finding the arguments in favor of confirmation fairly persuasive,” Judge Sean H. Lane ...

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European watchdog approves US Airways, AMR merger

AMSTERDAM — European authorities have cleared US Airways Group Inc.’s proposed merger with American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp. — on the condition that they give up one slot at London’s Heathrow airport and take steps to foster competition on ...

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