American Airlines (AMR) chief Thomas Horton is hoping for an eventual merger with British...

|About: American Airlines Group (AAL)|By:, SA News Editor

American Airlines (AMR) chief Thomas Horton is hoping for an eventual merger with British Airways (BAIRY.PK), and expects to see a relaxing of U.S. foreign ownership rules that will let such a deal happen. British Airways parent International Airlines Group is the far bigger company, with a market value of $7B vs. AMR’s $1.36B.