American Airlines and US Airways won two victories Tuesday in their battle against the US Department of Justice (DOJ) over the carriers’ proposed merger: another attempt by DOJ to delay the trial was rejected and the Texas attorney general withdrew from DOJ’s lawsuit.  A US federal judge reaffirmed the Nov. 25 start date of the antitrust trial, rejecting a request from DOJ to delay the case. DOJ lawyers had asked for a stay in the legal proceedings, citing the partial US ...

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