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Governor Mary Fallin Statement on Airline Merger

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OKLAHOMA CITY Okla_ Governor Mary Fallin today released the following statement regarding the Justice Department's agreement to allow US Airways and American Airlines to merge:

"The decision to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge is great news for the thousands of employees at these two companies, many of whom work in Oklahoma," said Fallin. "I'm particularly thrilled for the 6,000 AA employees in Tulsa who stand to benefit from this agreement. We know that the state of Oklahoma will continue to be a great place for these employees to call home, and an ever-growing hub for the aerospace and aviation industries."

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