US Airways traces its history to All American Aviation, which was based in Pittsburgh and serviced the Ohio River valley in 1939. In 1949 the company was renamed All American Airways as it switched from airmail to passenger service; it became Allegheny Airlines in 1953, and subsequently changed its name to US Airways in 1979. It is a member of the Star Alliance.
From next week, when American Airlines and US Airways merge to form the world's largest airline by revenues and by the number of passengers flown, the United States will have just three mega-airlines - American, Delta and United.Wednesday, 4 December, 2013, 2:17pm
US Airways and American Airlines will be allowed to merge to become the world’s largest airline after they agreed to give low-cost competitors more access to several key US airports, including in New York and Washington.13 Nov 2013 - 11:02am
Union members who work for American Airlines and US Airways Group rallied on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, urging the US Justice Department to drop its opposition to a planned merger between the two airlines.19 Sep 2013 - 10:35am
A US bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved AMR Corp’s plan to exit bankruptcy, subject to resolution of a US government lawsuit to block a proposed merger with US Airways Group.
Judge Sean Lane approved the plan at a hearing in the US Bankruptcy Court in New York.13 Sep 2013 - 11:23am
A US bankruptcy judge on Thursday hinted he would approve AMR Corp’s bankruptcy exit plan despite the government’s challenge to its main component: AMR’s planned megamerger with US Airways Group Inc.30 Aug 2013 - 10:47am
American Airlines , US Airways and the US Justice Department said they were open to settling a court fight over whether the two companies should be allowed to merge, but there was no sign of an imminent agreement.29 Aug 2013 - 8:59am
The US Justice Department has asked a federal court to set a March 3 trial date to hear arguments over whether it should stop a planned merger between US Airways and American Airlines.
The companies had requested a 10-day trial that would begin on Nov. 12.28 Aug 2013 - 2:10pm
American Airlines and US Airways are seeking a 10-day trial that would begin November 12 in US federal court to fight the challenge by the US Justice Department to their proposed merger, which would form the world’s biggest carrier.23 Aug 2013 - 11:27am
US Airways Group and American vowed on Wednesday to fight the federal government’s anti-trust lawsuit in court by arguing their proposed US$11 billion merger would promote competition.15 Aug 2013 - 11:04am
American Airlines and US Airways could be in for a long and bruising courtroom battle against seasoned lawyers if they choose to fight the US Justice Department's objection to their merger.15 Aug 2013 - 4:21am