DALLAS - American Airlines Group , the world's biggest airline after AMR Corp's merger with US Airways Group, intends to take advantage of its broad global network to win more corporate customers, the company's president said.
FRANKFURT - Germany's Lufthansa plans to reorganize its frequent flyer program Miles & More in a bid to boost growth at the business, joining a trend among airlines, some of which have spun off customer loyalty schemes.
WASHINGTON - A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Saturday night denied a last-ditch effort by a group of consumers and travel agents to stop the merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
LONDON - Thousands of travelers were delayed at major airports across England on Saturday because of a technical problem at an air traffic control center.
NEW YORK - A federal judge on Friday rejected a last-ditch effort by consumers and travel agents to stop American Airlines and US Airways from merging next week, a move they fear would drive prices up and service down and make planes more crowded.
ATLANTA/WASHINGTON - Southwest Airlines is purchasing 22 of the 34 takeoff and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport that American Airlines has given up in return for government approval of its merger with US Airways Group Inc .
NEW YORK - Boeing Co plans to spend as much as $10 billion on a factory for its new 777X jetliner, and wants to put the plant near a large airport with good rail and road access, according to a newspaper report.
ATLANTA/WASHINGTON - Southwest Airlines and Virgin American will buy the take-off and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport that US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines must sell as part of their agreement to merge, three sources said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - American Airlines is seeking to reprice its $1.9 billion exit financing loan via lead arranger Deutsche Bank, sources told Thomson Reuters LPC. The company aims to reprice the loan to a spread of LIB+300-325, with a 1 percent Libor floor.
BEIJING - China Southern Airlines said it reported four middle-ranking executives to authorities after an internal audit uncovered irregularities as China steps up its anti-corruption campaign.
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