American Airlines (AA) chairman, president and CEO Tom Horton pushed back against US Airways’ (US) efforts to bring about a merger of the two carriers, telling employees in a Monday letter that “we must be mindful of other parties who don’t have our best interests at heart.” Horton emphasized that an agreement reached last week between US and AA’s three largest unions to pursue a merger (ATW Daily News, April 23) “in no way alter[s] our course” ...

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