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      12-08-2012, 12:39 AM   #1
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American Airlines Merger Offer Announced by US Airways

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US Airways Presents Merger Deal to American

Combined Airline Valued at $8.5 Billion
US Airways has made a formal merger proposal to AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, and its creditors that values the combined airline at over $8 billion. The deal, if consummated, would be enough to create a rival to the world’s two largest airlines, United Continental and Delta Air Lines, which have market capitalizations of $6.7 and $8.5 billion, respectively.
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Will be interesting to see the future combined fleet type(s). AA being Boeing and US being a mix of Airbus and Boeing. One could argue that AA is also McDonnell Douglas I suppose.

Perhaps I am getting ahead of myself as this is far from a done deal atm.
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US Air is a crappy operation from a flyer's perspective, and AA isn't much better. So the combined company is likely to just be a bigger pile of stinky poo.
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sooo what happens to my miles and ff status if this goes through? do i need to start taking more trips to use up my miles now?
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sooo what happens to my miles and ff status if this goes through? do i need to start taking more trips to use up my miles now?
Nothing will happen really. The miles/points will still be just as good after the merger and your status actually might improve since it will be based on 2 airlines (once the FF programs are combined and before the two airlines operate as one).
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