American Airlines chairman, president and CEO Tom Horton said a decision on whether to merge with US Airways is expected “within a matter of weeks.” In a letter to employees, Horton said he has been “personally involved in all deliberations” regarding whether Dallas/Fort Worth-based American should emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as a stand-alone entity or as part of a merged company with Phoenix-based US Airways. He noted this included working on the ...

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