- AMR Corporation is a conglomerate airline company incorporated in Delaware, October 1982. AMR’s principal subsidiary is American Airlines, founded in 1934.
- The name of AMR’s external auditing firm was Ernst & Young LLP, Dallas Texas office.
- The main reason for the bankruptcy filing was to restructure the debt and costs that had become a competitive disadvantage to AMR. Labor costs, volatile fuel prices, and economic uncertainty were the main drivers in this cost disadvantage. Furthermore, AMR’s competitors had previously filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in order to accomplish the same goals through restructuring.