AMR-US Airways Merger Takes Effect

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 1:07 PM EST) -- American Airlines Inc. parent AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. on Monday consummated their much buzzed-about merger, two years after AMR entered bankruptcy and about four months after the federal government threatened to derail the massive tie-up over antitrust concerns.

The two carriers will continue to operate separate websites and customers will be instructed to continue doing business with the airline they planned to travel with before the merger for the time being. It will take 18 to 24 months to fully integrate operations, they...
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