US Airways and American Announce Merger

This morning it's official, American Airlines and US Airways are merging.  The two airlines announced earlier today both of their boards approved the plan.  The new airline will retain the American Airlines name and remain part of the oneworld® Alliance.  According to PR folks at American the combined airline will fly more than 6700 daily flights to 336 destinations and 56 countries.  (Links to Full Media Coverage below)