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Company Watch - American Airlines.

May 7, 2007

American Air Pilots Seek Raise, Signing Bonuses The 30.5% pay raise proposal unveiled by American Airlines' pilots, who are looking to recoup concessions they made in 2003, is a clear indication of the tug of war management and labor are likely to have during contract negotiations. May 3, 2007

American Airlines and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board announced today that American will lease a 344,000 square-foot maintenance hangar on the east side of the airport. May 3, 2007

American unveils new entertainment devices for premium cabins Travelers on transcontinental flights in American Airlines' first- and business-class sections now have access to free on-demand video and audio entertainment. American also plans to test a media player on flights between Los Angeles and Chicago. American and other airlines are trying to increase brand loyalty by upgrading the ambiance in their premium cabins. May 2, 2007

American Airlines, a unit of AMR Corp.on Wednesday reported that traffic in April fell 3.3% as capacity decreased 3.7%. Load factor, or the percentage of the plane filled with passengers, rose 0.4 percentage points to 82.1%. Additionally, AMR's American Eagle said that traffic in April fell 2.6% while capacity dropped 2.4%. Load factor decreased 0.2 percentage points to 74.2%, the carrier said. May 2, 2007

American Airlines, the world's largest airline, reported an April load factor of 82.1 percent -- an increase of 0.4 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 3.3 percent year over year as capacity decreased 3.7 percent. May 2, 2007

American Airlines is the launch customer for Boeing 767-300ER blended winglets produced by Aviation Partners Boeing , the airline announced. AA will remove an aircraft from service and lease it to APB for an eight-month flight test certification program beginning in January. It then intends to install winglets on each of its 58 767-300ERs by the middle of 2010. May 1, 2007

American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for April decreased 2.6 percent from April 2006, on a capacity decrease of 2.4 percent. System load factor was 74.2 percent, down 0.2 points year over year. May 2, 2007

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