American Airlines and US Airways have vowed to “fight” the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) effort to derail their planned mega-merger over antitrust concerns, saying the proposed combination of the two carriers is “pro-competitive” and good for consumers. In a surprise move, DOJ filed a civil antitrust lawsuit Tuesday in a federal court “which seeks to prevent the companies from merging,” citing “hundreds of millions of dollars of harm to ...

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