A US Airways plane rests near two American Airlines jets at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport last year. The combined carrier would be named American Airlines.
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An American Airlines 737-800 aircraft featuring the company's new logo sits at a gate at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in January. American's merger with US Airways would create the largest U.S. airline.
Originally published on Thu February 14, 2013 5:24 pm
American Airlines and US Airways on Thursday announced they plan to merge to create the country's largest airline, with a route network stretching from coast to coast, and covering large swaths of Latin America, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean and Africa.
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