Fattah Applauds DOJ Decision on American Airlines and US Airways Merger

   Fattah Applauds DOJ Decision on American Airlines and US Airways Merger

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Congressman Chaka Fattah
(PA-02), released the following statement on the announcement that the
Department of Justice has reached a settlement to end its lawsuit blocking the
proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways:

"I applaud this morning's decision by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to allow
the completion of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. The
announced settlement will retain a hub in Philadelphia—important for keeping
and creating jobs in our city. When the merger is completed we will see a
stronger airline that will improve travel options for Philadelphians, while
increasing our region's global competitiveness through expanded international
routes. After months of prolonged negotiations, this settlement is good news
for Philadelphia, and a good deal for our national economy."

SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah

Website: http://fattah.house.gov/
 
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