Doug Parker, CEO merged American Airlines
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Merged American Airlines 'will compete more profitably'

American Airlines and US Airways have announced plans to merge, in a deal that would form the world's biggest airline.

The carrier will be run under the American Airlines brand, but the chief executive will be the current US Airways boss, Doug Parker.

Mr Parker said the combined airline would have the scale, breadth and capabilities to compete more effectively and profitably in the global marketplace.

  • 14 Feb 2013
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