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U.S. Air, AMR near $11 billion merger, deal seen within week : sources

An American Airlines plane (C) is seen between two US Airways Express planes at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia, February 10, 2013, as negotiations continue this week between parent companies US Airways Group Inc and AMR Corp on a possible $11 billion merger, creating what would be the world's largest airline. REUTERS/Mike Theiler (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)

An American Airlines plane (C) is seen between two US Airways Express planes at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia, February 10, 2013, as negotiations continue this week between parent companies US Airways...more

An American Airlines plane (C) is seen between two US Airways Express planes at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia, February 10, 2013, as negotiations continue this week between parent companies US Airways Group Inc and AMR Corp on a possible $11 billion merger, creating what would be the world's largest airline. REUTERS/Mike Theiler (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
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A US airways plane takes off behind an American Airlines jet at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington April 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A US airways plane takes off behind an American Airlines jet at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington April 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A US airways plane takes off behind an American Airlines jet at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington April 23, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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