The US airline industry was nearing the completion of a major transformation that would allow it to become more attractive to the investment community and more stable for its employees and other stakeholders.  That plan, however, may be in jeopardy now that the US Dept. of Justice has brought a suit, to be heard in court Nov. 25, to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. The Civil Aeronautics Board relinquished control over domestic routes in 1981, and ...

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