The new company will fly under the American Airlines banner and service 330 destinations.
The merger of US Airways and American Airlines, which was finalized on Monday, will be good for airline passengers, the CEO of the new company said on Monday.
Appearing on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” show, US Air CEO Doug Parker praised the consolidation of the U.S. aviation into three major “legacy” airlines, counting Delta, United and his airline and American as one company.
A passenger on a United Airlines flight was locked in an airplane at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, USA Today reports.
Louisiana resident Tom Wagner was in Houston to connect to a flight to California, but he fell asleep on the first plane and was left on board after its passengers and crew disembarked.
The process of incorporating the technology into the U.S. aviation system will take years.
After a nearly year-long quest, US Airways and American Airlines will finalize their merger this week.
The companies, which first announced their plans to combine in February, are expected to make it official on Dec. 9.
The Obama administration still refuses to acknowledge the validity of the zone, which sits over the Senkaku islands, known as Diaoyu in China, in the East China Sea.
That said, Vice President Biden pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping, to ease the identification and notification requirements for military and civilian aircraft traveling through the contested area.
Southwest and Virgin America airlines have won flights to New York’s LaGuardia Airport that are being vacated by American Airlines as part of its merger with US Airways, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
State lawmakers in Missouri are considering a $1.7 billion package of tax incentives that are intended to woo airplane manufacturer Boeing to build airplanes in their state, The Associated Press...
Airlines are seeking to rally opposition to a potential increase in the airline ticket fees that pay for the Transportation Security Administration.
The Washington, D.C.-based lobbying group Airlines For America (A4A) is conducting a "Stop Air Tax Now" campaign to oppose a rumored increase in the security fee from $2.50 per trip to $5 on airline tickets to raise revenue for a broader government funding deal.
Conservative groups are warning budget negotiators not to increase fees that fund the agency.