US Airways to file for antitrust immunity next month for a merger with American Airlines

US Airways (Phoenix) is planning to file the necessary paperwork with the antitrust regulators for a proposed merger with AMR Corporation (Dallas/Fort Worth), the bankrupt parent of American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth), according to this report by Reuters. US Airways believes such a filing would ease antitrust concerns about a possible merger. Meanwhile American’s management is proceeding with their own Chapter 11 reorganization as a stand-alone carrier despite undying pressure from the unsecured creditors and the unions to consider a merger with US Airways.

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