Airline Mergers ConsumersAmerican Airlines, its unsecured creditors committee and US Airways have come right out and said it – the American-US Airways merger would be endangered if the antitrust lawsuit seeking to block it doesn’t start until March 2014.

In a filing Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the airlines argue that a long delay endangers the deal, “as plaintiffs [DOJ] are well aware.”

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