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01/31/2013

...Made Easy Get today’s news delivered to you. Lance Murray edits and writes for the DBJ's website and can be reached at 214-706-7106 US Airways has its largest hub at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The latest local business news delivered to you each...

01/31/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines parent AMR Corp hammer out the final details of a merger, one of the most thorny issues has been whether AMR Chief Executive Tom Horton stays or goes.

01/30/2013

...continued eliminating positions following its merger with Northwest Airlines in 2008. United Airlines, which merged with Continental Airlines in 2010, reported a post-merger total of 82,381 workers in November, a 1.7 percent increase from the 80,997 employees...

01/30/2013

WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, in an interview Tuesday, defended his handling of the battery failures leading to the grounding of the new Boeing Dreamliner 787 fleet. LaHood said he made no mistakes -- including on Jan. 11 vouching fo

01/30/2013

...Boeing is finding that out with its new 787, the Dreamliner, seventy percent of the airplane's components were made outside of the United States. What makes the outsourcing especially galling is that Boeing is a major defense contractor...

01/30/2013

...it added, in a marker for future consolidation in the market especially for air carriage. The two previous rejections under Almunia were of a Greek airlines merger, and a proposed global stock exchange giant stretching from New York to Frankfurt....

01/30/2013

A group of AMR Corp. bondholders with about $1.5 billion in unsecured debt is backing a merger in bankruptcy with US Airways Group Inc. and pushing for a deal by Feb. 15, people familiar with the matter said. The bondholders coalesced behind the idea aft

01/29/2013

...He recently ordered United Airlines to ground its Boeing 787 Dreamliner following mishaps with the aircraft's batteries. The FAA is investigating the cause of the problems to the Dreamliner, which uses lithium ion batteries and is the world's first airliner...

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