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US Airways: A Buy Before The Transformation Into American Airlines

In late July, US Airways (LCC) reported what is likely to be its last quarter before its transformation into the new American Airlines. With record quarterly profits, a strengthening balance sheet, and continued updates to the combined company's fleet, US Airways is well positioned as it prepares to enter a new era of airline stability, one where debt loads are to be more stable, and one where there is peace between labor and airline management. Unless otherwise noted, financial statistics and management commentary will be sourced from the following: US Airways' Q2 2013 earnings release, AMR's Q2 2013 earnings release, US Airways' Q2 2013 earnings call, its latest 10-Q, or its Q2 2013 investor...

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