Supreme Court justice blocks last-ditch try to stop AMR-US deal

|By:, SA News Editor

The merger of American Airlines (AAMRQ) and US Airways (LCC) is all set to take off tomorrow after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg denied a last-minute effort by consumer groups and travel agents to prevent the deal from taking place.

The plaintiffs fear that the deal will force prices up, hurt services and make planes more crowded.