AA Union Chastizes Texas AG For Role In $11B Merger Suit

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 4:18 PM ET) -- The pilots' union for American Airlines Inc. on Monday criticized Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott for joining the U.S. Department of Justice's challenge to the carrier's $11 billion merger with US Airways Group Inc., warning that banning the merger would undercut the airline.

The Allied Pilots Association, which represents American's 10,000 pilots, warned that the attorney general and gubernatorial candidate's decision to fight the merger could end up harming the Texas residents served by the very same local routes and jobs Abbott has professed a desire...
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