The Department of Justice has filed a request asking the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Department of Justice has filed a request asking the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan to block the outline of AMR's (AAMRQ.PK) merger with US Airways (LCC), partly due to the $19.9M severance package that would be paid to outgoing AMR CEO Tom Horton. The DOJ's move follows the rejection of the package by Judge Sean Lane in March even though he approved the merger.