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  • American Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    American Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
    SAN DIEGO -- AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines, filed Tuesday morning for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York. The company said in a statement that its decision to file for Chapter 11 comes as the airline tries to "achieve a...
  • AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy

    AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy
    American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs. AMR had been the only major U.S. carrier to avoid bankruptcy in the past decade. Its...
  • American Airlines Files for Bankruptcy

    American Airlines Files for Bankruptcy
    (Reuters) - American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday to cut costs and combat soaring fuel prices and dampened travel demand. American Airlines was once the largest U.S. carrier, but is now third behind United...
  • American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers

    American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers
    The parent company for American Airlines, the nation's third largest carrier, filed for bankruptcy, citing high labor costs and a volatile economy. American Airlines, the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and a carrier at Bob Hope...
  • Boeing sees AMR bankruptcy as positive long-term

    Boeing sees AMR bankruptcy as positive long-term
    American Airlines' bankruptcy restructuring should make the carrier more profitable and able to purchase more aircraft, the head of Boeing Co's commercial airplane division said on Wednesday. Speaking at a Credit Suisse aerospace and defense conference...
  • Boeing's first 737 MAX order is largest to date

    Boeing's first 737 MAX order is largest to date
    Southwest Airlines, a loyal Boeing customer for 40 years, ordered 208 Boeing 737s worth $19 billion, including 150 of the upcoming 737 MAX. In placing the MAX order, Southwest would be the first commercial operator for the upgraded, fuel-efficient...
  • Boeing guns for more MAX orders next year

    Boeing guns for more MAX orders next year
    Boeing Co vowed to turn the tables on Airbus next year by winning well over 1,000 orders for its narrowbody 737 jets, following the first landmark order from Southwest Airlines on Tuesday. Buoyed by a $19 billion firm order for 150 revamped 737 MAX...
  • Boeing will do what it takes to please American Airlines

    Boeing will do what it takes to please American Airlines
    Boeing  will do whatever American Airlines, one of its most loyal U.S. customers, wants it to do as the carrier gears up for a big aircraft order, the head of Boeing's commercial airplanes division said on Wednesday. American Airlines, a unit of AMR...
  • AMR, US Airways looking at potential merger

    AMR, US Airways looking at potential merger
    AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, and US Airways Group, Inc. Friday announced that they have entered into a non-disclosure agreement, under which the companies have agreed to exchange certain confidential information and, in...
  • PASSINGS: Joel Murray, Linda Day Varnum

    PASSINGS: Joel Murray, Linda Day Varnum
    Joel Murray Ex-attorney built airline Joel Murray, 69, an entrepreneur who took a tiny airline that operated a handful of flights in the Midwest and built it into a competitive regional carrier that was bought in 1988 by the parent of American Airlines,...
  • American Airlines introduces in-flight Internet access

    One of the few remaining Internet-free havens vanished Wednesday as American Airlines launched airborne e-mail, Web and other online services on some of its longer nonstop flights. The move could create a new stream of revenue for an aviation industry...