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AMR, US Airways Said to Plan to Fight U.S. Suit to Block Merger

Aug. 13 (Bloomberg) -- AMR Corp.’s American Airlines and US Airways Group Inc. plan to oppose a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit seeking to block their $14 billion merger, a person familiar with the matter said.

The carriers’ decision will be announced later today, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the details aren’t public yet.

Ed Stewart, a spokesman for US Airways, and American spokesman Michael Trevino had no immediate comment on the Justice Department’s suit.

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