American CEO Doug Parker said that previous American Airlines management was so hampered by conflict with labor that the airline could not reach its potential.
United's chief financial officer, John Rainey, says Monday that United has two steps to complete before it can return capital to shareholders.
American pilots were recently kept from the jumpseat in a US Airways cockpit, a reflection of the strong emotions surrounding continuing pilot seniority disputes at US Airways.
Virgin America expects to file its IPO this year but it needs a little more time and a less volatile market.
Virgin America wants to use gates at Dallas Love Field to serve LaGuardia and National, maximizing the value of divestitures in the merger between American and US Airways.
The American Airlines bankruptcy case was shaped by the influence of labor, which learned some lessons from the March 4, 1989, Eastern Air Lines strike and subsequent bankruptcy
Ford said February sales picked up as the month progressed, while GM's February sales decline of 1% was far better than expected. Auto investors applauded both performances.
GM posts a smaller February sales decline than expected, with sales down just 1%. Ford sales fell 6% while Chrysler gained 11%.
United Airlines says winter weather caused it to cancel 22,500 flights in the first two months of 2014, four times last year's number. Most cancellations involved regional flights.
The new president of the postal workers union says Staples postal outlets are fine, if they're staffed with postal workers. He also wants USPS to sell financial services.