Airline Merger What’s Next

August 14, 2013 - 7:36 PM
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 2, 2013, file photo, an American Airlines jet passes the Washington Monument as it lands at Ronald Reagan National Airport, in Washington, D.C. The merger between American Airlines and US Airways was supposed to cement changes that have helped the airline industry recover from recession. And it would make American a viable competitor to giants United and Delta, but the government’s lawsuit to block the merger has put both of those expectations in doubt. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)