Doug Parker | KERA News

Doug Parker

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Now that American Airlines and US Airways have settled their suit with the Justice Department, their planned merger can take off.  But some worry that fares will soar as a result.  

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Today’s American Airlines - U.S. Airways merger not only creates the world’s biggest carrier, it could also be like a shot in the arm to the North Texas economy.

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The expected American Airlines – U.S. Airways merger will result in the world’s largest carrier again operating out of Fort Worth. What will the marriage mean for passengers and employees?