airlines

Judge Approves American-US Airways Merger

A federal bankruptcy judge signed off Wednesday on the $11 billion merger of American Airlines and US Airways, clearing the way for the forming of the world's biggest airline.

Market Minute: US Airways and American Airlines Look Set for Merger

US Airways and AMR are in the final stages of negotiating a merger, with final price and management structure still to be resolved. A combined American-US Airways would have revenue of $38.69 billion based on 2012 figures, in front of current world No. 1 United Continental Holdings.

The Post Office's Plan: Worse Service, Higher Prices

The USPS is still running in the red, and facing an $18.2 billion annual deficit as early as 2015, The Postal Service's solution in a nutshell: Give customers worse service, and charge them more for it. Where have we heard this before? (Hint: the airline industry.)

More Last-Minute Cancellations Ahead for Flyers?

Holiday air travelers getting ready to head to the airports may want to prepare for long delays. But government fines for keeping you waiting too long may lead some airlines to just cancel some flights instead.