Customers Can't Block AMR-US Airways Merger

Law360, Los Angeles (December 6, 2013, 8:28 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Friday affirmed a bankruptcy judge’s decision to allow a merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways to move forward, denying a group of customers their bid to stop the deal before it goes through on Monday, according to news reports.

U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska rejected an appeal by customers suing AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. from the bankruptcy court, saying she fully supported the decision by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane to allow the merger...
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