15-Jul-2013 8:55 AM

US Airways Group shareholders approve merger with American Airlines

US Airways Group announced (12-Jul-2013) its shareholders have approved the merger agreement with American Airlines parent AMR Corporation. The merger and other related merger proposals were approved after US Airways Group shareholders voted over 99% in favour of the deal. US Airways CEO Doug Parker said, "We are pleased that our shareholders overwhelmingly supported our merger with American Airlines.” He continued, “This approval is a major milestone on our path to completing the merger, and we continue to make excellent progress overall thanks to the focused efforts of the dedicated representatives from both companies.”   [more - original PR 1 US]  [more - original PR 2] [more - original PR 3[more - original PR 4[more - original PR AA 1]