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Exclusive: EU to clear US Airways, American $11 billion merger - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - AMR Corp's American Airlines and US Airways will win EU approval for their $11 billion merger to become the world's largest carrier after agreeing to cede slots on a transatlantic route, three persons familiar with the matter said on Monday.Full story

American Airlines airplane blows tires after landing

(Reuters) - An American Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 137 passengers and a crew of five blew two tires upon landing at O'Hare International Airport on Monday, and no one was injured, the carrier said. Full story

News Summary: Tax item clips US Airways' 2Q profit

SMALLER PROFIT: US Airways Group Inc.'s second-quarter profit fell 6 percent due partly to a declining tax allowance for carrying over past losses. Full story

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  American Airlines to add more economy seats

Already cramped airline seating is about to get a little tighter as American Airlines, which is merging with U.S. Airways, announces it plans to add more seats to the economy section. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

  American Airlines offers priority boarding for those without roller bags

Some passengers who lug their suitcase carry-ons on board will be waiting a little longer to get on the plane. American Airlines has announced passengers with just one personal item will be boarding before most other passengers. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Delays plague American Airlines after Tuesday outage

A glitch in American Airlines’ reservation system left planes grounded for several hours Tuesday, leading to flight cancellations and delays into Wednesday. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Americans Airlines back in the air after outage

For several hours on Tuesday American Airlines grounded its flights due to a problem with their reservations and check-in system. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  American Airlines Fixed System Outage

American Airlines is apologizing to customers for the inconvenience of their reservation system outage today, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

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An American Airlines jet takes off while U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport in Washington in this file photo
An American Airlines jet takes off while U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport in Washington in this file photo

An American Airlines jet takes off while U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport in Washington in this July 12, 2013 file photo. AMR Corp's American Airlines and US Airways will win EU approval for a $11 billion merger to become the world's largest carrier after agreeing to surrend

An American Airlines jet takes off while U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport in Washington
An American Airlines jet takes off while U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport in Washington

An American Airlines jet takes off while U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport on the day U.S. Airways' stockholders are expected to vote on whether to approve the $11 billion merger of the two airlines effectively creating the world's largest carrier, in Washington July 12, 2013

U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport as an American Airlines jet takes off in Washington
U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport as an American Airlines jet takes off in Washington

U.S. Airways jets are lined up at Reagan National Airport as an American Airlines jet takes off on the day U.S. Airways' stockholders are expected to vote on whether to approve the $11 billion merger of the two airlines effectively creating the world's largest carrier, in Washington July 12, 2013.