Airlines Bid for U.S. Merger Data Should Be Denied

(Corrects to say American Airlines.)

A court-appointed official recommended to the judge hearing the antitrust suit to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc. (LCC) that she deny most of the companies’ request for U.S. documents on previous airline deals.

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