US Airways Chairman and CEO Doug Parker says he will utilize American Airlines’ legacy systems when integrating the two airlines once they merge. “Our goal is to keep all of that in place [at American] and just overlay it on the smaller airline,” Parker said today at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit in Washington. “Once you get the integration done, you can always go back and optimize.” This method contrasts with Parker’s 2005 merger of America West Airlines and US Airways, ...
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