• American Airlines Files for Bankruptcy
  • December 6, 2011 | Authors: David W. Dykhouse; Brian P. Guiney; Daniel A. Lowenthal
  • Law Firm: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP - New York Office
  • Earlier today AMR Corporation, its subsidiary American Airlines, Inc., and 18 other affiliates ("Debtors") filed petitions under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. The case was assigned to Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane. The Debtors have asked the Court to consolidate all 20 cases for procedural purposes under the caption In re: AMR Corporation, Case No. 11-15463.