US Airways CEO sees "one big deal left" for airline consolidation

Despite a wave of consolidation, there's still room for "one big deal" in the U.S. airline industry, and US Airways plans to be a part of it, CEO Doug Parker said Wednesday. With a cleaned-up balance sheet and its second-best profit ever in 2010, US Airways is well-positioned for a merger, he said. The company boasts a 10% market share, trailing United Continental, Delta and American among legacy carriers. "I believe any of the three of them at the right time could do something with us if we wanted to and they wanted to," Parker noted.

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