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This week the parties met in Chicago to round out Phase 1 – (non economic) reconciliation talks. The process of Phase 2 is expected to begin on schedule in early March, dealing with the economic portions of the agreement including pay, job protections, and benefits such as pension and medical options.


...its shift from regional to national carrier, the airline changed its name to USAir. The biggest growth came in 1987 when Piedmont Airlines, based in Winston-Salem, N.C., was acquired. It did not go smoothly. Piedmont was a Southern airline. Most of US Airways...


...Workers Union, who lobbied for the deal to bring new leaders to the bankrupt air carrier, negotiated a tentative deal with US Airways in January that would give workers a 4.3 percent pay raise when the deal closes. The signatures calling for a new election...


...of his wish, saying repeatedly that there was “one big deal left” in the U.S. airline industry, and that deal should involve US Airways. And while Horton resisted for months, Parker persisted, winning the support of unions and creditors and forcing Horton...


...Made Easy Get today’s news delivered to you. US Airways, long the dominant carrier at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, is merging with American Airlines. The $11 billion merger that will put US Airways (NYSE:LCC) CEO Doug Parker in charge of the world’s...