The $14 billion merger of US Airways Group Inc. and AMR Corp.’s American Airlines, which the U.S. Justice Department sued to block, would be bad for consumers. You needn’t take the government’s word for it: Just check the market’s reaction.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. won final approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its $2.3 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc., ending an eight-month compliance review of the deal.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will get a second nighttime air-traffic controller after two flights had to land unaided, possibly because the lone person on duty was asleep. That controller was suspended.
Radio silence at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport’s tower yesterday during two early- morning landings renews concerns about U.S. controllers working when they’re too tired to function, after the lone worker on duty fell asleep.
The tie-up of AMR Corp.’s American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc. will create a carrier with more trans-Atlantic routes, a broader network along the U.S. East Coast and the biggest frequent-flier program.