Oct 16 (Reuters) - American Airlines on Wednesday said itplans to add nonstop flights to Hong Kong and Shanghai fromDallas/Fort Worth International Airport next year.
AMR Corp's American, which hopes to exitbankruptcy protection by merging with US Airways Group and forming the world's biggest carrier, said it would operateBoeing 777 planes on the flights to the Asian cities.
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit in August challengingthe proposed merger with US Airways, saying it would lead tohigher prices. A federal trial in the case is set to begin onNov. 25.
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