US Airways Group continued its one-airline assault on the US airline market structure with an $8 billion bid to merge with Delta Air Lines as part of that carrier's bankruptcy restructuring. The bid comes as US and America West Airlines continue their own integration into a single airline after America West acquired US Airways Group out of bankruptcy in 2005. But US will need to overcome opposition from Delta CEO Gerald Grinstein, who rejected the same offer in mid-October when it was ...

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