AA Bankruptcy

This morning AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection. From AA’s own statement: FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — AMR Corporation (“the Company”), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc. (“American”) and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation (“American Eagle”), announced that in order to achieve a cost and debt […]
  • David Harris
  • November 29, 2011

Astrojet 1963

From the Cargo Facts Archives! It’s late October, 1963, and AA Freighter N7555A (id: 18689) is getting the press-photo treatment with Mount Rainier in the background (the location is probably somewhere just west of SeaTac Airport). At the time, it’s just five years since the 707 entered service with Pan-Am and even less since volume […]
  • David Harris
  • October 4, 2010
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