AMR Bankruptcy Judge Greenlights DOJ Merger Deal

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 11:01 AM EST) -- American Airlines Inc. parent AMR Corp. on Wednesday received a New York bankruptcy judge's approval of a settlement with the federal government allowing it to implement its merger with US Airways Group Inc., which is scheduled to go into effect Dec. 9.

In addition to approving the agreement, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane rejected a bid by airline customers who sued to stop the merger out of fear that it would cause ticket prices to rise dramatically. He said they offered no evidence showing the...
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