US Airways says it will be closing its Pittsburgh operations center, taking away hundreds of jobs.
The Justice Department has reached agreement to allow the merger of US Airways and American Airlines.
Executives of US Airways and American Airlines are vowing to fight a move by the Federal Government to block their merger.
The Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general on Tuesday challenged a proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp.
“The pilot came on, said we can’t land,” said Veina Lofton of Slippery Rock.
A plane from Ireland has made an emergency landing in Philadelphia because of an unspecified threat.
It is not something you hear very often in Pittsburgh, but Cleveland has something out city could use.
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.
The high winds caused turbulence that sickened several US Airways passengers on a flight from Phoenix that was diverted before landing in Pittsburgh. So many people became physically sick on US Airways Flight 632 that they had to remove those passengers while they cleaned the aircraft.
When the Midfield Terminal of Pittsburgh International Airport opened in October of 1992 it was the dawning of a new age of aviation for the region.
Firefighters and paramedics met a US Airways flight in Pittsburgh after the captain smelled smoke in the flight deck.