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American Airlines secures joint operating certificate with US Airways

American Airlines secures joint operating certificate with US Airways

9th Apr 2015 Airline News

American Airlines has received a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration for American and US Airways, marking a major milestone in the integration of the two airlines. The news is one step closer to the end for US Airways, with the brand expected to disappear from markets in the next year.

American Airlines moves closer to US Airways integration

American Airlines moves closer to US Airways integration

24th Oct 2014 Airline News

American Airlines and US Airways have reached a significant milestone in their merger today as the Cargo divisions combine under a single air waybill. The new entity currently brings in more than $800 million each year and moves more than one billion pounds of freight and mail annually.

Finnair to start codeshare with US Airways

Finnair to start codeshare with US Airways

17th Jul 2014 Press Release Airline News

Finnair has launched its codeshare flights with transatlantic joint business partner US Airways, further enhancing its relationship with fellow oneworld alliance member and providing customers increased access to cities in North America. Customers can now book tickets for codeshare flights for travel beginning July 24th.

US Airways launches codeshare agreement with airberlin

US Airways launches codeshare agreement with airberlin

7th Jun 2014 Airline News

US Airways, part of American Airlines Group, has announced the launch of its codeshare agreement with fellow oneworld member airberlin, further enhancing its relationship with the Berlin-based carrier and providing customers increased access to major destinations throughout Germany and beyond. The codeshare includes placing the US Airways code on airberlin flights from Chicago, Miami and New York to Berlin, and from Fort Myers, Florida, Los Angeles, Miami and New York to Dusseldorf.

British Airways signs up for US Airways codeshare deal

British Airways signs up for US Airways codeshare deal

12th May 2014 Airline News

British Airways and US Airways are launching a codeshare arrangement which will allow British Airways customers access to nearly 40 destinations in North America and the Caribbean. In the reciprocal arrangement, US Airways customers will be able to fly with British Airways to more than 70 destinations throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

US Airways joins IAG in transatlantic business

US Airways joins IAG in transatlantic business

7th Apr 2014 Airline News

Bigger is definitely better for transatlantic travellers now that IAG airlines British Airways and Iberia’s joint business with American Airlines has been extended to include American’s merger partner, US Airways. Following the merger between American Airlines and US Airways, customers booking with British Airways and Iberia will now be able to choose from a total of 70 direct flights a day between the UK and US and up to 16 flights per day between Spain and North America.

US Airways confirmed for oneworld entry

US Airways confirmed for oneworld entry

11th Dec 2013 Airline News

US Airways will join oneworld with effect from March 31st 2014, following completion of its merger with alliance founding member American Airlines. All its regional affiliates, operating under the US Airways Express brand, will also transition to oneworld at the same time.

New American Airlines to trade on Nasdaq

New American Airlines to trade on Nasdaq

17th Nov 2013 Airline News

After the American Airlines-US Airways merger closes and American parent company AMR Corporation emerges from Chapter 11, the combined company will be renamed American Airlines Group. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the group will trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol AAL.

American Airlines agrees deal with justice department

American Airlines agrees deal with justice department

14th Nov 2013 Airline News

American Airlines and US Airways have settled the litigation brought by the US department of justice, the states of Arizona, Florida, Michigan and Tennessee, the commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and the District of Columbia challenging the merger of the two airlines. The companies also announced an agreement with the department related to small community service from Washington Reagan National Airport.

American Airlines and US Airways extend merger agreement

American Airlines and US Airways extend merger agreement

27th Sep 2013 Airline News

AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, and US Airways Group have each agreed to extend the outside date at which either party may terminate the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger. The decision comes in light of the trial schedule surrounding litigation with US department of justice, which is seeking to block the merger.

US department of justice seeks to block US Airways-American Airlines merger

US department of justice seeks to block US Airways-American Airlines merger

13th Aug 2013 Airline News

The United States department of justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit challenging the proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways and American Airlines’ parent corporation, AMR Corp. The department said that the merger, which would result in the creation of the world’s largest airline, would substantially lessen competition for commercial air travel in local markets throughout the United States and result in passengers paying higher airfares and receiving less service.