US Airways 767-200. Courtesy, US US Airways (US) continues to explore whether a merger with American Airlines (AA) would be a good move, but consolidation is not a strategic necessity, US chairman and CEO Doug Parker said Wednesday. Parker described talks about a potential merger with AA, which is operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as rumors and speculation (ATW Daily News, March 2). “Industry consolidation has happened and so the result is that we have a much ...

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