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Class Opposed To Merger Of American, US Airways Appeals, Says Evidence Not Considered
Posted on 20 Dec 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - The class plaintiffs who opposed the merger of bankrupt American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. by filing an adversary complaint in the bankruptcy of American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp., on Dec. 19 filed a designation... Read More

Class Seeks OK To File Amicus Brief In DOJ's Antitrust Case Against Airline Merger
Posted on 5 Nov 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The class suing US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Nov. 4 moved for permission to intervene in the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) antitrust lawsuit against... Read More

Special Master: Airlines Not Allowed To Compel Discovery In Antitrust Lawsuit
Posted on 10 Oct 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The special master appointed to handle discovery requests in the antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) against US Airways Group Inc., and bankrupt American Airlines Inc. on Oct. 10 issued a report saying that... Read More

Government Says 6 Months Of Discovery Needed In American Airlines Antitrust Trial
Posted on 29 Aug 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Aug. 27 filed a brief and a proposed scheduling order in its antitrust lawsuit seeking to prevent the planned merger of American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Inc., arguing that "given what is at... Read More

Special Master Recommends That Discovery Requests In Airline Merger Case Be Denied
Posted on 11 Oct 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The special master overseeing discovery in the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) action seeking an injunction to prevent the proposed merger of American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. recommended Oct. 10 that certain discovery... Read More

Union Wants To Intervene In Antitrust Lawsuit Against Bankrupt American Airlines
Posted on 8 Oct 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Transport Workers Union (TWU) on Oct. 7 moved in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for permission to intervene in the antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) against bankrupt American Airlines... Read More

U.S. Government, 6 States Seek Injunction Blocking Merger Of American, US Airways
Posted on 13 Aug 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 13 filed a lawsuit against US Airways Group Inc. and AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines Inc., seeking a full injunction to prevent the proposed merger of the two airlines on grounds... Read More

Trial Order Proposed In American Airlines, US Airways Merger Antitrust Lawsuit
Posted on 18 Oct 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines Inc. on Oct. 17 filed a joint proposed procedural order for the upcoming antitrust trial on the DOJ's claims that the proposed merger... Read More

DOJ To Drop Antitrust Case If US Airways, American Give Slots To Low-Cost Carriers
Posted on 12 Nov 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Nov. 12 proposed a final judgment with US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines Inc. under which the DOJ would drop its merger antitrust lawsuit against the airlines if they divest slots and... Read More

Bankruptcy Judge Approves DOJ, American Airlines Settlement Ending Merger Lawsuit
Posted on 2 Dec 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - The federal bankruptcy judge presiding over the Chapter 11 case of AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines Inc., on Nov. 27 approved a settlement between American Airlines and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that will allow... Read More

Texas Attorney General Reaches Deal With American Airlines, Drops Antitrust Case
Posted on 2 Oct 2013 by Mealeys

DALLAS - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Oct. 1 announced that his office had reached a settlement with American Airlines Inc. regarding its proposed merger with US Airways Group Inc. and was dropping out of the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department... Read More

Poultry Company Sues Bankrupt Zacky Farms, Alleging Breach, Unfair Competition
Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by Mealeys

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A poultry company that acquired certain assets of the bankrupt Zacky Farms Inc. on Nov. 20 filed an adversary complaint in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California alleging that Zacky Farms breached its contract... Read More

Airline Customers: American Airlines Merger Approval Should Be Stayed For Appeal
Posted on 6 Dec 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - The class action plaintiffs that sued bankrupt AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, on Dec. 4 filed a brief in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York arguing that the Bankruptcy Court should stay its... Read More

U.S. High Court Denies Stay Of American Airlines Merger With US Airways
Posted on 9 Dec 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Dec. 8 denied an emergency application by individual airline customers seeking to prevent the merger of bankrupt American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. The customers had argued... Read More

Airline Customers: Merger Of American, US Airways Is Antitrust Violation
Posted on 7 Aug 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - A group of airline customers on Aug. 6 filed an adversary complaint against bankrupt AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines Inc., in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, alleging that the proposed $11... Read More