U.S. Government, 6 States Seek Injunction Blocking Merger Of American, US Airways

U.S. Government, 6 States Seek Injunction Blocking Merger Of American, US Airways

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 that it violates federal antitrust law and that "consumers will get the shaft" (United States of America, et al. v. US Airways Group, et al., No. 13-01236, D. D.C.).

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