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US Airways Chairman Stephen Wolf addresses shareholders in Washington Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, to discuss the proposed merger with United Airlines. (Michael DiBari Jr. - AP)
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UAL Corp. (Stock quote)
Chairman, CEO: James E. Goodwin
President: Rono Dutta
Employees: 100,000
Based: Elk Grove, Ill.
Major Hubs: Chicago, Denver, London, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.

US Airways (Stock quote)
Chairman: Stephen Wolf
President, CEO: Rakesh Gangwal
Employees: 46,300
Based: Arlington, Va.
Major Hubs: Baltimore, Charlotte, North Carolina, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.

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Note to Readers:
The US Airways-United Airlines $12.3 billion merger plan collapsed on July 27, 2001, after the Department of Justice said it would sue to stop the deal. This special report is an archive of the merger news.

Full Coverage
US Airways Mechanics Not Hopeful: Walkout Possible If Contract Is Voided (Post, Jan. 4, 2005)

Waiting for the Worst: Many US Airways Employees Are Not Optimistic About Airline's Latest Restructuring (Post, Sept. 20, 2004)

US Airways Loses Loans For 100 Jets: Planes Were Integral To Restructuring Plan (Post, Sept. 18, 2004)

US Airways' Grim Warning: Chairman Foresees No Rescue From Another Bankruptcy (Post, Aug. 19, 2004)

US Airways' Earnings More Than Double: Employee Concessions Still Needed, CEO Warns (Post, July 28, 2004)

US Airways Suddenly Is a Hot Property (Post, Sept. 20, 2002)

US Airways Fills Executive Suite: CEO's Team Shares His Airline Roots (Post, April 5, 2002)

US Airways' Small-Jet Plan Stalls: Airline, Union Disagree on Calling Back Laid-Off Pilots (Post, March 10, 2002)

US Airways Puts Siegel In Control: Veteran of Continental Ran Avis Rent a Car (Post, March 7, 2002)

US Airways Looks for a New Flight Plan: With Any Merger Unlikely, Future Course Uncertain (Post, July 28, 2001)

Passengers Ponder Merger's Collapse: US Airways' Survival May Mean Reducing Service to Some Cities (Post, July 28, 2001)

Airlines Kill Deal After U.S. Objects: US Airways, United Bow to Justice Dept. (Post, July 28, 2001)

Airlines Call Off Merger (Post, July 27, 2001; 5:19 PM)

Ruling Near in US Airways Deal: Airlines Discuss Benefits, Antitrust Issues With Justice Dept. (Post, July 23, 2001)

US Airways Board to Discuss Survival Plans (Post, July 18, 2001)

Reluctant Airline Moves Ahead on Merger: To Avert Lawsuit by US Airways, United Will Continue to Seek Justice Department Approval (Post, July 13, 2001)

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