American Airlines, US Airways to Make Merger Official

The two companies will combine to create the world's largest airline impacting millions of travelers
1:22 | 02/14/13

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Another major story that we're watching today is the merger sent to reshape the airline industry and it's impacting millions of travelers later today American Airlines and US Airways are expected to make it official announcing they will combine their companies to create the world's. Biggest airline. American airline. -- newly unveiled paint job is still facing mixed reviews. And so is today's likely announcement that it will merge with US Airways exacts from both companies will announce the merger in Dallas this morning. Then we'll break the news in person to employees across the country here in Tulsa about stage is already set up. Our best gold going forward -- to make -- the biggest strongest -- in the country -- I -- that's about -- -- the post -- company will be called American Airlines. And will be based in Texas but run by the US Airways management team. On Twitter over ninety outrage and also questions about how will impact travelers especially frequent fliers. Experts say it's still safe to buy a ticket from either airline. It'll take months to combine operations frequent flier miles from both airlines will be honored by the new carrier. The bad news fares will likely go up on some routes. -- the -- still needs to be approved by America's a bankruptcy judge in New York.

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