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American Airlines, US Airways Complete Merger of Cargo Divisions

(Aaron Karp – Air Transport World)

American Airlines and US Airways have unified under a single air waybill, effectively completing the combination of the cargo divisions of the merging airlines.

The carriers don’t expect to gain a single operating certificate from FAA until next year, but cargo has become the “first operations division at the airline to be fully integrated,” American said in a statement. The new American Airlines Cargo will generate $800 million in annual revenue moving more than one billion pounds of cargo and mail per year. The integration involved combining and harmonizing 154 American and US Airways cargo facilities. Read more here.