8-Apr-2010 12:22 PM

United Airlines and US Airways in merger negotiations

UAL Corporation, parent of United Airlines, and US Airways are reportedly deep in merger talks, but are not expected to make an announcement for several weeks (New York Times, 07-Apr-2010). United and US Airways were previously in merger talks in 2000 and 2008 with the carriers having to withdraw on both occasions after opposition from unions.

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