The U.S. government is having a record year collecting big fines from companies. Part of that success comes from a Civil War era law that rewards whistle-blowers for exposing corporate fraud.
US Airways traffic, passenger revenue up
Traffic on US Airways flights was up 7.3 percent in June.
File footage of a U.S. Airways plane. (Photo by Al Macias-KJZZ)
In addition to the boost in traffic, US Airways also reported a modest 1 percent increase in passenger revenue, reversing two months of losses. That number appears to show that average fares on the carrier have not been changing much.
grew faster for domestic flights than international ones, with the exception
The Tempe-based carrier hopes to complete its planned merger with American Airlines before the end of the summer. The deal is still subject to review by the Justice Department and a group of states, and it is also the target of a lawsuit by an antitrust lawyer.