American Airlines Announces Leadership Changes

                American Airlines Announces Leadership Changes

Bev Goulet Promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Integration Officer;
Peter Warlick Promoted to Vice President and Treasurer

Changes Strengthen Leadership Team to Ensure Successful Transition and
Integration with US Airways Merger

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, a wholly
owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, today announced that Bev Goulet has been
promoted to senior vice president and chief integration officer for American
Airlines. Last month, Goulet was appointed to lead the merger transition
planning and integration coordination efforts with US Airways on behalf of
American. Immediately prior to her appointment, she served as vice president
of corporate development, treasurer and chief restructuring officer.


"For American, Bev has led the most successful airline restructuring in
history, resulting in savings of more than $2 billion across the enterprise,
and also played the lead role in the merger evaluation process," said Tom
Horton, chairman, president and chief executive officer, American Airlines.

"Bev is a talented leader who will play a significant leadership role in
helping to establish a framework for the new American to be very successful."

With Goulet's move to the new position, Peter Warlick has been promoted to
vice president and treasurer for American Airlines.

"We are fortunate to have an individual of Peter's caliber on our team who is
able to step into this key role. Peter has the depth and breadth of
experience, having served in a number of key financial functions at American
and having led major company-wide initiatives," said Bella Goren, chief
financial officer, American Airlines.

Previously, Warlick served as managing director of fleet development, where he
has played a key role in helping to execute on American's historic aircraft
fleet order in July 2011. Prior to his role in leading American's fleet
development strategy, Warlick served in a variety of leadership positions
within the Finance organization, including managing director of treasury and
managing director of corporate finance and banking. Warlick joined American in
1994 as a financial analyst.

Warlick holds an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and
earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Denison University.

About American Airlines
American Airlines focuses on providing an exceptional travel experience across
the globe, serving more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and
territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily
flights worldwide from hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami
and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations including
important markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. With more than
500 new planes scheduled to join the fleet, including continued deliveries of
the Boeing 737 family of aircraft and new additions such as the Boeing
777-300ER and the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, American is building toward
the youngest and most modern fleet among major U.S. carriers. American's
website,^®, provides customers with easy access to check and book
fares, and personalized news, information and travel offers. American's
AAdvantage^® program, one of the most popular frequent flyer programs in the
world, lets members redeem miles for flights to almost 950 destinations
worldwide, as well as flight upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel
stays and other retail products. The airline also offers nearly 40 Admirals
Club^® locations worldwide providing comfort, convenience, and an environment
with a full range of services making it easy for customers to stay productive
without interruption. American is a founding member of the oneworld^®
alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest airlines in the
world, including global brands like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia
Airlines, Japan Airlines, LAN and Qantas. Together, its members serve more
than 840 destinations with some 9,000 daily flights to nearly 160 countries
and territories. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir or American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle
Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AMR Corporation common
stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by
OTC Markets Group.

Additional Information and Where To Find It
This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of
an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval. The
proposed merger transaction between AMR Corporation ("AMR") and US Airways
Group, Inc. ("US Airways") will be submitted to the stockholders of US Airways
for their consideration. AMR expects to file with the Securities and Exchange
Commission ("SEC") a registration statement on Form S-4 that will include a
prospectus of AMR and a proxy statement of US Airways, and US Airways expects
to file with the SEC a definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A. AMR and US
Airways also plan to file other documents with the SEC regarding the proposed
transaction. Investors and security holders of US Airways are urged to read
the proxy statement, prospectus and other relevant documents that will be
filed with the SEC carefully and in their entirety when they become available
because they will contain important information about the proposed
transaction. Investors and security holders will be able to obtain free
copies of the proxy statement, prospectus and other documents containing
important information about AMR and US Airways, once such documents are filed
with the SEC, through the website maintained by the SEC at Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by US Airways,
when and if available, can be obtained free of charge on US Airways' website
at or by directing a written request to US Airways Group,
Inc., 111 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona 85281, Attention: Vice
President, Legal Affairs. Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by AMR,
when and if available, can be obtained free of charge on AMR's website at or by directing a written request to AMR Corporation, P.O. Box
619616, MD 5675, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas 75261-9616,
Attention: Investor Relations or by emailing

US Airways, AMR and certain of their respective directors, executive officers
and certain members of management may be deemed to be participants in the
solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of US Airways in connection with
the proposed transaction. Information about the directors and executive
officers of US Airways is set forth in its proxy statement for its 2012 annual
meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 27, 2012.
Information about the directors and executive officers of AMR is set forth in
its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011,
which was filed with the SEC on February 15, 2012. These documents can be
obtained free of charge from the sources indicated above. Other information
regarding the participants in the proxy solicitation and a description of
their direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will
be contained in the prospectus and proxy statement and other relevant
materials when and if filed with the SEC in connection with the proposed

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This document includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements may be identified by words such as "may," "will," "expect,"
"intend," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "plan," "project," "could,"
"should," "would," "continue,"  "seek," "target," "guidance," "outlook,"
"forecast" and other similar words. These forward-looking statements are
based on AMR's and US Airways' current objectives, beliefs and expectations,
and they are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that may cause
actual results and financial position and timing of certain events to differ
materially from the information in the forward-looking statements. The
following factors, among others, could cause actual results and financial
position and timing of certain events to differ materially from those
described in the forward-looking statements: failure of a proposed transaction
to be implemented; the challenges and costs of closing, integrating,
restructuring and achieving anticipated synergies; the ability to retain key
employees; and other economic, business, competitive, and/or regulatory
factors affecting the businesses of US Airways and AMR generally, including
those set forth in the filings of US Airways and AMR with the SEC, especially
in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial
Condition and Results of Operations" sections of their respective annual
reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, their current reports
on Form 8-K and other SEC filings, including the registration statement, proxy
statement and prospectus. Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the
date hereof or as of the dates indicated in the statements. Neither AMR nor
US Airways assumes any obligation to publicly update or supplement any
forward-looking statement to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or
changes in other factors affecting these forward-looking statements except as
required by law.

SOURCE American Airlines

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