Mayors Urge DOJ To Allow AA-US Airways Merger

Law360, New York (October 23, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- Mayors of seven cities that serve as hubs for American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. on Wednesday urged Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to allow the carriers' proposed merger to proceed for the sake of boosting their local economies.

In a letter, the mayors of Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Dallas; Fort Worth, Texas; Philadelphia; Phoenix; and Miami-Dade County all urged Holder to drop the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust suit seeking to block the deal, which would create the largest airline in the world...
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