American Airlines is having computer problems that are causing widespread delays. Some passengers are stuck on planes while others can’t make reservations.
KDKA’s Rob Pratte talks to State Sen. Jay Costa, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, State Rep. Mark Mustio, and a former airline employee about the US Airways and American Airlines merger and its effects on the region.
Earlier this week, U.S. Airways CEO Doug Parker said it was likely the airline will move its flight operations center to Dallas in the next couple years. Six-hundred local jobs are at stake.
A federal bankruptcy judge signed off Wednesday on the $11 billion merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
American Airlines and US Airways are now one company and the value of the merger is around $11 billion.
American Airlines and US Airways will merge and create the world’s biggest airline. The boards of both companies approved the merger late Wednesday, according to four people close to the situation.
An airplane got stuck on the runway for nearly three hours at Pittsburgh International Airport Wednesday night.
U.S. Airways and Delta are reporting solid quarterly earnings, but word of a possible merger between the two is buzzing in Wall Street circles. In a Wednesday conference call, the CEO of U.S. Airways Group confirmed his company is investigating a possible merger with American Airlines.
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