Mich. AG Joins Suit Against $11B US Airways-American Deal

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT) -- Michigan’s attorney general on Thursday joined the antitrust suit filed by federal regulators and six other states to block the proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and bankrupt American Airlines parent AMR Corp, saying the deal would continue airline industry consolidation and lead to higher fares.

An amended complaint filed in Washington federal court added Michigan to the list of plaintiffs trying to ground the merger, alleging it would reduce the number of major domestic airlines from five to four, further eroding consumers'...
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