US Airways hopes to gain legitimacy wi

US Airways hopes to gain legitimacy with merger
Associated Press

In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, photo, US Airways jets are parked at their gates at the Charlotte/Douglas International airport in Charlotte, N.C. Patched together from several scrappy regional carriers on the brink of bankruptcy, US Airways has often been ridiculed within the aviation industry and remains a perennial afterthought among travelers. But it hopes to shed that image by merging with the larger American Airlines, in a deal which will catapult the two to the top of the industry. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton

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