TITLE

Seizing the Day

AUTHOR(S)
Shannon, Darren
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/7/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 16, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses US Airways' plan to acquire American Airlines. The article discusses the takeover plan developed by Doug Parker, chief executive of US Airways, and notes that few details of the proposed agreement have been released. Other topics include the bankruptcy of AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, relations with labor unions, and the company's growth strategies.
ACCESSION #
75500020

 

Related Articles

  • B757 Values Further Exposed As AMR/US Airways Merge.  // Aircraft Value News;2/25/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p1 

    The article explores problems associated with the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. Although the merger is expected to create the world's largest airlines, with 600 aircraft of American and 350 of US Airways to be combined, concerns such as fleet integration and values, have...

  • Flight Plan. Bernasek, Anna // Newsweek Global;11/22/2013, Vol. 161 Issue 42, p1 

    The article focuses on the impact of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways on the customers. Aassistant attorney general William J. Baer says that the customers will be provided by the mergers with more choices and more competitive airfares. It adds that the merger of carriers can...

  • Bigger Is Not Always Better. Hamlin, George // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/18/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p54 

    The author discusses a proposed merger of the airlines American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Inc. as of February 2013, arguing that size is not necessarily an indicator of economic success. Topics include the wages of airline workers, potential service reductions in U.S. cities such as...

  • Airline mergers could reduce flights to small airports. RAIFF, GREG // New Hampshire Business Review;5/3/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p16 

    The article discusses the effects of the merger of the American Airlines and US Airways on air travel in New Hampshire in 2013. It mentions that the merger reduces the number of flights available at the Manchester-Boston Airport. Accoording to the author, the flights at the Theodore F. Green...

  • Members of Congress Line Up To Oppose Airline Mega-Mergers. Michels, Jennifer // Travel Agent;08/07/2000, Vol. 300 Issue 10, p8 

    Reports on several United States legislators' opposition to the proposed merger of airlines American Airlines and US Airways as of August 7, 2000. Details of the proposed merger deal; Implications for consumers and the travel industry.

  • Biz fliers lose if airline merger is grounded. Cahill, Joe // Crain's Chicago Business;8/19/2013, Vol. 36 Issue 33, p0004 

    The article focuses on the proposed merger between airline companies American Airlines and US Airways as of August 19, 2013. The author says if the U.S. government's opposition to the proposed merger succeeds, business travelers would suffer the consequences. It highlights the impact of the...

  • First win in merger battle. RUSSELL, EDWARD // Airline Business;Nov2013, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p12 

    The article reports that Texas attorney general Gregg Abbott has dropped his court challenge to the planned merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. It notes that the planned merger was derailed in August 2013 when the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), joined by district attorneys from...

  • Scale Tale. Flottau, Jens; Ray, Susanna; Shannon, Darren // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/25/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 40, p35 

    The article offers the author's view on the issues related to the aviation industry such as growth of Persian Gulf carriers and court settlement between U.S. Airways Inc, American Airlines Inc. and U.S. Justice Department (DOJ). The author states that the growth of the carriers may result to...

  • Will The "new" American Airlines Deliver An Enhanced Travel Experience For Customers ?  // AirGuide For the Frequent Flyer;3/4/2013, p43 

    The article discusses the claims of the combined American Airlines Inc. and the U.S. Airways Inc. to offer efficient services and more options for customers. Among the claims include the expansion of the network places in Western U.S., improve traffic flows of both varriers, and improve valuable...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics