Fitch Withdraws Ratings on AMR's Senior Unsecured and Senior Secured Notes

  Fitch Withdraws Ratings on AMR's Senior Unsecured and Senior Secured Notes

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 26, 2012

Fitch Ratings is withdrawing ratings on various classes of senior unsecured
and senior secured debt issued by AMR Corp. and its principal operating
subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. AMR continues to reorganize under court
supervision since filing for Chapter 11 on Nov. 29, 2011. The issue ratings
are being withdrawn due to insufficient information available to maintain a
recovery rating, as AMR's capital structure continues to evolve through the
bankruptcy process. Fitch affirms AMR's IDR at 'D'.

Fitch has taken the following ratings actions:

AMR Corp.

--Issuer Default Rating (IDR) affirmed at 'D'

--Senior Unsecured Rating of 'C/RR6' withdrawn

American Airlines, Inc.

--IDR affirmed at 'D'

--Senior Secured Notes Rating of 'CCC/RR1' withdrawn

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. The ratings
above were solicited by, or on behalf of, the issuer, and therefore, Fitch has
been compensated for the provision of the ratings.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Corporate Rating Methodology' (Aug. 12, 2011);

--'Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Nonfinancial Corporate Issuers'
(May 12, 2011).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

Corporate Rating Methodology

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=684460

Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-Financial Corporate Issuers

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=693773

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