US Airways Group took a $622 million noncash charge in the second quarter to write off the goodwill it had recorded on its balance sheet that was created by the merger of the old US and America West Holdings three years ago. It said the charge was the result of an interim period goodwill impairment test performed due to the high fuel prices "that have adversely impacted the company's business." It said it also will report an $18 million noncash charge related to the decline in value of ...

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