JetBlue Airways Corp. has “no interest” in a merger with AMR Corp.’s bankrupt American Airlines and hasn’t received a document that would allow an exchange of confidential information between the carriers.
American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc. are in exploratory talks with the U.S. about settling the government’s lawsuit seeking to block their proposed merger, two people familiar with the matter said.
American Airlines flight delays stretched into a seventh day as pilots continued reporting higher numbers of mechanical issues, raising the prospect that passengers will begin switching to other carriers.
As U.S. regulators spent the better part of six months preparing to sue to stop the American Airlines-US Airways Group Inc. merger, the carriers devised a plan to allay some antitrust concerns: an offer to cede flight slots at Washington’s Reagan National Airport.
American Airlines and United Airlines agreed with Chicago on a scaled-back $1.17 billion expansion plan for O’Hare International, ending a legal battle over growth at the nation’s second-busiest airport.