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December 21, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
A congressional study released Wednesday found that the purchase of US Airways Inc. by UAL Corp.'s United Airlines would stifle competition, adding weight to perceptions that the deal must be changed if the companies hope to win antitrust approval. The merged airline would carry 25% of the nation's passengers and would earn $9 billion a year more than its nearest competitor, according to the report by the General Accounting Office.
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December 21, 2000 | From Times Wire Services
A congressional study released Wednesday found that the purchase of US Airways Inc. by UAL Corp.'s United Airlines would stifle competition, adding weight to perceptions that the deal must be changed if the companies hope to win antitrust approval. The merged airline would carry 25% of the nation's passengers and would earn $9 billion a year more than its nearest competitor, according to the report by the General Accounting Office.
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BUSINESS
December 31, 2004
US Airways Group Inc. said it hoped to file its bankruptcy reorganization plan by Feb. 15.
MAGAZINE
August 6, 2006 | Milt Policzer
From Worthy vs. US Airways, Inc. in Los Angeles County Superior Court: Defendants so "negligently . . . repaired and operated" their aircraft that, while cruising "over Plaintiff's home in its approach to Los Angeles, a large block of ice fell . . . at a high rate of speed and broke through the roof . . . of Plaintiff's home."
BUSINESS
September 22, 1999 | Bloomberg News
* US Airways Group Inc. said it reached a tentative agreement with the Machinists union in an attempt to avert a possible strike this weekend. Contract talks for 7,500 mechanics and cleaners at the sixth-largest U.S. airline started 3 1/2 years ago.
BUSINESS
March 15, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
US Airways Group Inc. said problems with its computerized reservation and ticketing system will be "99% fixed" by the end of this week, after causing flight delays and long lines this month. The delays began March 4 when the Tempe, Ariz.-based airline tried to combine its computerized system with that of America West Holdings Corp.
BUSINESS
November 29, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
AMR Corp.'s American Airlines boosted most domestic round-trip fares by $20 to offset rising fuel costs, matching Delta Air Lines Inc. UAL Corp.'s United Airlines, Continental Airlines Inc., Northwest Airlines Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. said they hadn't adopted the increase.
BUSINESS
June 27, 2006 | From Reuters
Verizon Communications Inc. is canceling its Airfone in-flight phone service on commercial airliners by the end of the year, spokesman Jim Pilcher said. The decision affects about 1,000 airplanes operated by Continental Airlines Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., US Airways Group Inc. and UAL Corp.'s United Airlines, he said.
BUSINESS
May 4, 2005 | From Associated Press
A Florida jury rejected claims by a former flight attendant that her health problems were caused by exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke aboard airliners. The Miami-Dade Circuit Court jury rejected claims by Lorraine Swaty that her chronic sinusitis was caused by smoke during her 20 years as an attendant for US Airways Group Inc.
BUSINESS
July 24, 2005 | James F. Peltz, Times Staff Writer
On a sunny December day in 2002, nearly 100 United Airlines employees gathered at the carrier's San Francisco maintenance base to square off with their new boss, Glenn Tilton. United was in dire trouble. The giant airline's losses were mounting and its service was dreadful. Years of squabbling between executives and union workers had reached a fever pitch, with each blaming the other for the company's slide.
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