US Airways, American Demand DOJ Docs On Airline Mergers
By Jeff Sistrunk
Law360, Los Angeles (September 20, 2013, 6:51 PM ET) -- U.S. Airways Group Inc. and American Airline Inc. asked a Washington federal judge Friday to order the U.S. Department of Justice to hand over documents they say will help them prove their embattled $11 billion merger will actually help competition.
U.S. Airways and American's bankrupt parent company, AMR Corp., filed a motion urging the court to compel production of studies, analyses and forecasts the DOJ used in approving four airline mergers over the last decade. The DOJ initially told the public each of the previous mergers...