- The operations of U.S. Airways (LCC -0.8%) can squeeze out an extra $1B in financial gains as it cuts routes and consolidates strategically with American Airlines (AAMRQ), analysts forecast.
- The JFK-Heathrow and JFK-LAX routes in particular appear to have the potential to help profitability soar for the new combined airliner.
- What to watch: The two carriers will cease to trade after Friday in front of the debut of American Airlines Group (AAL) on the Nasdaq on December 9.
American Airlines Group set for debut next week
Dec 2 2013, 14:01 ET