Deals Rumor Mill: AMR-US Airways, Rupert Murdoch, Vale

Law360, New York (November 07, 2013, 2:20 PM ET) -- Southwest Airlines Co. and JetBlue Airways Corp. are interested in taking over the flight slots at Reagan National Airport that could be freed up as part of a settlement tied to the proposed merger between American Airlines parent AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc., sources told Bloomberg on Thursday. Regulators have pressed the carriers to make concessions in order to quell competition concerns over the tie-up, including reshuffling their presence at the Washington, D.C., hub. If the airlines fail to reach a settlement soon, the...
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