We are pleased to announce that American Airlines and
US Airways will combine to create a premier global airline. Our combined airline joins two highly complementary networks with access to the best destinations around the globe – offering you increased choices, improved efficiency and better options to explore the globe with our oneworld® Alliance.
The combined company will retain the iconic American Airlines brand name, and will provide you with more choices and better service throughout the world. The combined company will be headquartered in Dallas-Fort Worth and will maintain a significant corporate, operational and hub presence in Phoenix.
I invite you to learn more about the American Airlines-US Airways merger and its many benefits by exploring this section of our website. For additional information, you can also visit newAmericanarriving.com.
Thank you for your business and your support – we look forward to continuing to serve you on US Airways and on the new American Airlines.
Additional Information and Where To Find It
American and US Airways expect to file documents with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction. Investors and security holders are urged to read these documents carefully and in their entirety when they become available because they will contain important information about the proposed transaction. US Airways, American and certain of their respective directors, executive officers and certain members of management may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of US Airways in connection with the proposed transaction. Information about the directors and executive officers of American and US Airways is set forth in the companies’ filings with the SEC, including their respective Annual Reports on Form 10-K. Documents filed with the SEC by American and US Airways are available at the SEC’s website at sec.gov. Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by US Airways can also be obtained free of charge on US Airways’ website at usairways.com. Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by American can be obtained free of charge on American’s website at aa.com. Also see aa.com for more important information about the proposed transaction.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This material includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “plan,” “project,” “could,” “should,” “would,” “seek,” “outlook,” “forecast” and other similar words. These forward-looking statements are based on AMR’s and US Airways’ current objectives, beliefs and expectations, and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, financial position and timing of events to differ materially from the information in the forward-looking statements. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results and financial position and timing of certain events to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: failure of a proposed transaction to be implemented; the challenges and costs of closing, integrating, restructuring and achieving anticipated synergies; the ability to retain key employees; and other economic, business, competitive, and/or regulatory factors affecting the businesses of US Airways and AMR generally, including those set forth in the filings of US Airways and AMR with the SEC, especially in the “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” sections of their respective annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and other SEC filings, including the registration statement, proxy statement and prospectus. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof or the dates indicated in the statements. Neither AMR nor US Airways assumes any obligation to update or supplement any forward-looking statement to reflect actual results, or changes in assumptions or other factors affecting forward-looking statements except as required by law.