US Airways (US) chairman and CEO Doug Parker said Thursday that rival American Airlines (AA) is saddled with “a structural weakness that bankruptcy can’t fix,” and again called for Dallas/Fort Worth-based AA to consider a merger with Phoenix-based US (ATW Daily News, April 26). Parker, speaking via webcast at US’s annual shareholders meeting, pointed out that AA “sat out consolidation” in the US airline industry in recent years, and “now in a ...

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