American Airlines Merger Could Cause Passenger Delays

plane-50893_640American Airlines and US Airways just completed the final step in their merger.

But one of the last hurdle remains – merging their two reservation systems into one. Despite a million hours of training, more than 9,000 tests of kiosks, and six full test runs for a smooth launch, folks flying over the weekend are crossing their fingers, reports CBS News correspondent Kris van Cleave.

The reservation system stores vital information, including flight schedules, pricing, the number of available seats, and baggage-tracing data.

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