Abbott to Pull Out of US Airways-American Airlines Lawsuit
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott may announce Tuesday that Texas is now longer part of the U.S. Department of Justice to block the US Airways-American Airlines lawsuit.
He had joined DOJ, five other attorneys general and the District of Columbia in opposing the merger when it was filed Aug. 13, even American is headquartered in Fort Worth, employs tens of thousands in Texas, has its biggest hub at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and has a major maintenance base at D/FW Airport.
Abbott, US Airways and American announced a 2 p.m. press conference at D/FW Airport to “announce an important development related to the merger of the two airlines.: