Posted: 6:42 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —
Joint statement released by American Airlines and US Airways regarding judge's ruling:
"Judge Lane's approval of the merger agreement today allows us to continue progressing forward with our planned merger and we are gratified to know that he considers the merger an "excellent result" for stakeholders. The Court approved the merger agreement but deferred ruling on Mr. Horton's compensation arrangement."