AMR Customer Suit Delayed Until DOJ Action Resolved

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 3:38 PM EDT) -- A lawsuit from American Airlines customers seeking to block its $11 billion merger with US Airways will not proceed until an antitrust lawsuit from the federal government is resolved, a New York bankruptcy judge ruled Tuesday.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane said that even though the customers filed their lawsuit before the U.S. Department of Justice brought its own antitrust action, it makes more sense to see how the latter litigation plays out in case it could impact the former proceeding.

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