AA-US Airways merger near completion

Strong foundation for the future had been laid, says AA CEO


American Airlines Chapter 11 merger personally involved premier global airline Tom Horton US Airways


 American Airlines merger with US Airways could take place “within a matter of weeks”. In a letter to employees, Tom Horton chairman, president and chief executive of American pointed out that he had been “personally involved in all deliberations” about the merger. He also mentioned that the American management was “conducting a collaborative, fact-based analysis to determine the best path forward” and the progress made under the Chapter 11 proceedings had created “a strong foundation for the future,” putting American Airlines “on course to become a premier global airline”.