Fort Worth Based American Airlines to Merge with US Airways
Another Texas-based airline will disappear through a merger. Fort Worth-based American Airlines will merge with Tempe, Arizona-based US Airways.
US Airways Group, Inc. says it has made deals with three unions at American Airlines. The deals are with the Transport Workers Union, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, and the Allied Pilots Association.
CBS News this morning is reporting that US Airways has filed an 8K with the SEC to being the process of taking over American.
American is reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Its executives had said they want to emerge from bankruptcy as a stand-alone airline.
Last year, Houston-based Continental Airlines merged with United Airlines and the company kept the United name.
Information from the Associated Press used in this report