American Airlines, DOJ Trade Blows at Confirmation Hearing

Law360, New York (August 15, 2013, 11:10 AM EDT) -- Despite a looming lawsuit from regulators to block the merger, the parent company of American Airlines on Thursday asked a New York bankruptcy judge to move forward with a reorganization plan that would combine the bankrupt carrier with US Airways to become the world’s largest airline.

A confirmation hearing for AMR Corp. was held in a New York bankruptcy court Thursday morning with a standing-room-only audience that attended the full day's worth of arguments despite a malfunctioning air conditioner. Some observers had speculated the hearing would...
To view the full article, register now.



Case Information

Case Title

AMR Corporation, et al.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

November 29, 2011

Law Firms


Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.