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Tue August 13, 2013
DOJ Tries To Block Airline Merger With Antitrust Suit
Originally published on Tue August 13, 2013 4:31 pm
The proposed merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines ran into major turbulence on Tuesday as the Justice Department and six state attorneys general filed an antitrust suit aimed at blocking the deal. Justice Department officials said the merger would eliminate competition and put consumers at risk of higher prices.