American Airlines – US Airways Merger

american-airlines-us-airways-mergerMerger or acquisition?
American Airlines and US Airways, two of the largest airlines in the world, decided to merge. If this merger is authorized by the US government, it would create the world’s largest airline company and would be worth $11bn. Been dealing with law suits for quite a while, they finally found a settlement with the US regulators. However the settlement still needs approval. The upcoming months will be determining.

AA-US merger

Authors: Julia & Daniel Lopes

Keywords: Airline industry, Merger, Law Suit, competitivness & Tourism sector

Sources:

BBC News Business. (2013, November 12). American Airlines and US Airways settle merger suit. Retrieved November 18, 2013, from BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24918664

Huff Post Business. (2013, July 02). American Airlines, US Airways Sued In Attempt To Block Merger. Retrieved November 18, 2013, from Huff Post Business: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/03/american-us-airways-sued-block-merger_n_3539556.html

Rushe, D. (2013, November 12). American Airlines-US Airways $11bn merger given preliminary blessing. Retrieved November 18, 2013, from The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/nov/12/american-us-airlines-merger-justice-department

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