The combined airline, which will operate under the American Airlines name, will rank number one in the world in passengers carried.
In Boston, it will challenge JetBlue for the number one ranking.
American Airlines and British Airways are partners in the Oneworld alliance. US Airways will leave the Star Alliance and become a member of Oneworld on March 31 of next year.
The new combined airline will have 6,700 daily flights to 330 destinations in 50 countries.
It will take about two years to fully integrate the operations of both airlines.
Doug Parker, former CEO of US Airways, will assume that position at American. American will maintain its corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
Boston will have the four largest U.S "
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