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AMR Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2008 Loss of $284 Million Excluding Special Items, as Record Fuel Prices Drove $838 Million in Higher Costs Compared to a Year Ago

Second Quarter Net Loss of $1.4 Billion Includes $1.2 Billion in Non-Cash Impairment Charges and Severance-Related Charges

AMR Corporation , the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., today reported a net loss of $1.4 billion for the second quarter of 2008, or $5.77 per share.

The second quarter results include special charges as previously disclosed in AMR's Form 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 2. These include a $1.1 billion non-cash accounting charge to write down the value of certain aircraft and related long-lived assets to their estimated fair value and a charge of approximately $55 million of a total $70 million expected for severance-related costs resulting from the Company's system-wide capacity reductions in the fourth quarter of this year. The remainder of the severance-related charge is expected to be taken in the third quarter. Excluding these special charges, AMR reported a second quarter net loss of $284 million, or $1.13 per share.

The current quarter results compare to a net profit of $317 million for the second quarter of 2007, or $1.08 per diluted share.

Record jet fuel prices contributed significantly to the Company's loss in the second quarter of 2008. AMR paid $3.19 per gallon for jet fuel in the second quarter compared to $2.09 a gallon in the second quarter of 2007, a 53 percent increase. As a result, the Company paid $838 million more for fuel in the second quarter of 2008 than it would have paid at prevailing prices from the prior-year period.

"Our company continues to be severely challenged by the fuel crisis that has afflicted our entire industry, and we expect these difficulties to continue for the foreseeable future," said AMR Chairman and CEO Gerard Arpey. "Clearly, our second quarter results were disappointing, but I am also pleased with our efforts as a company to take difficult yet necessary steps to manage through this uncertainty. While we believe the airline industry cannot continue, in its current form, at today's record fuel prices, we also believe our decisions and hard work by employees in recent years have better prepared us to face these challenges. We remain committed to taking action -- whether that relates to capacity reductions, revenue enhancements, fleet changes or other efforts to improve our financial foundation -- as we work to secure our long-term future."

AMR highlighted additional actions it has taken in response to the ongoing challenges of record fuel prices and a softer economy. The Company has obtained $720 million in new financing through a number of transactions, including the sale of certain aircraft that will remain in the Company's fleet through a lease agreement, and through newly issued mortgage debt that is secured by aircraft. Of the new financing, approximately $500 million was received in July and will be recorded in the Company's cash balance in the third quarter of 2008.

In addition, AMR has decided to retire all 34 of its A300 aircraft by the end of 2009, compared to the previous retirement schedule that extended through 2012. In 2008, AMR will retire 30 MD-80s, 10 A300s and 26 Saab turbo-prop aircraft, and will retire or remove from service 37 regional jets. The remaining A300s will be retired in 2009, which is expected to result in capacity reductions next year. As it begins to replace its MD-80 fleet, the Company continues to expect to take delivery of 70 more-fuel-efficient Boeing 737-800 aircraft in 2009 and 2010.

Given the current industry environment, AMR has decided to place on hold its planned divestiture of American Eagle, its regional affiliate, until industry conditions are more stable and favorable. AMR continues to believe that a divestiture makes sense in the long term for AMR, American, American Eagle, and their stakeholders, but AMR also believes that a divestiture is not sensible amid current conditions.

Operational Performance

AMR reported second quarter consolidated revenues of approximately $6.2 billion, an increase of 5.1 percent year over year.

American's mainline passenger revenue per available seat mile (unit revenue) increased by 7.0 percent in the second quarter compared to the year-ago quarter. (Please refer to the reconciliation tables at the end of this press release for a calculation of the impact of the recent reclassification of AAdvantage revenue received from the sale of third-party miles from Passenger Revenue to Other Revenue.)

Mainline capacity, or total available seat miles, in the second quarter decreased by 2.2 percent compared to the same period in 2007.

American's mainline load factor -- or the percentage of total seats filled -- was 82.5 percent during the second quarter, compared to 83.6 percent in the second quarter of 2007. American's second-quarter yield, which represents average fares paid, increased 8.5 percent compared to the second quarter of 2007, its 13th consecutive quarter of year-over-year yield increases.

American's mainline cost per available seat mile (unit cost), excluding special items, increased 19.3 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2007, largely due to higher fuel expense. Excluding fuel and special items, mainline unit costs in the second quarter of 2008 increased by 5.1 percent year over year.

Balance Sheet Update

AMR ended the second quarter with $5.5 billion in cash and short-term investments, including a restricted balance of $434 million. The second quarter 2008 cash balance includes $220 million received through financings involving aircraft mortgage and sale-leaseback transactions. As referred to above, the $500 million in additional aircraft financing was received after the second quarter ended and, as a result, will be applied to AMR's third quarter 2008 cash balance. AMR continues to expect the previously announced sale of American Beacon Advisors, Inc., valued at $480 million in total consideration, to be completed in the third quarter of 2008. At the end of the second quarter of 2007 AMR had $6.4 billion in cash and short-term investments, including a restricted balance of $470 million.

AMR's Total Debt, which it defines as the aggregate of its long-term debt, capital lease obligations, the principal amount of airport facility tax-exempt bonds, and the present value of aircraft operating lease obligations, was $15.2 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2008, compared to $17.3 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2007. AMR's Net Debt, which it defines as Total Debt less unrestricted cash and short-term investments, was $10.1 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2008, compared to $11.4 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2007.

As of July 15, AMR had contributed $78 million to its employees' defined benefit pension plans in 2008. AMR has contributed more than $2 billion to its employee defined benefit pension plans since the beginning of 2002.

Second Quarter and Other Recent Highlights

-- AMR announced that it recently signed a new multi-year contract with Citibank, its valued AAdvantage program partner. The Company said it expects to see some of the benefits of this new agreement immediately with the full benefits being phased in by 2010.

-- American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) received the "Customer Excellence and Innovation" award from Descartes Systems Group, a global logistics solutions provider. American was recognized for its excellence and innovation in the implementation of the company's electronic cargo booking system.

-- American began a new chapter in its more than 80-year history by launching its first flight from the United States to Russia. American became the first U.S. air carrier to fly directly out of Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport (DME).

-- American took another significant step to enhance the overall travel experience for customers by adding thousands of additional hotel properties to AA.com. The additions make AA.com a compelling resource for booking hotel stays.

Guidance Mainline and Consolidated Capacity

Following its capacity reduction announcement in May, AMR expects its full-year mainline capacity to decrease by 3.4 percent in 2008 compared to 2007 with a 5.7 percent reduction in domestic capacity and a 0.7 percent increase in international capacity compared to 2007 levels. On a consolidated basis, AMR expects full-year capacity to decrease by 3.7 percent in 2008 compared to 2007.

AMR expects mainline capacity in the third quarter of 2008 to decrease by 2.7 percent year over year. It expects consolidated capacity to decrease by 3.0 percent in the third quarter of 2008 compared to the prior-year period.

As disclosed on May 21, AMR expects system-wide capacity to decline by 7 percent to 8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 compared to fourth quarter 2007 levels with fourth quarter mainline domestic capacity expected to decline by 11 percent to 12 percent and fourth quarter regional affiliate capacity expected to decline by 10 percent to 11 percent compared to the same period in 2007.

Beyond the expected 2009 capacity reductions resulting from the retirement of the A300s, given current fuel price and economic trends, the Company expects to make additional capacity reductions in 2009.

Fuel Expense and Hedging

While the cost of jet fuel remains very volatile, AMR is planning for an average system price of $3.81 per gallon in the third quarter of 2008 and $3.42 a gallon for all of 2008. AMR has 35 percent of its anticipated third quarter 2008 fuel consumption capped at an average crude equivalent of $95 per barrel (jet fuel equivalent of $2.92 per gallon), with 34 percent of its anticipated full-year consumption capped at an average crude equivalent of $82 per barrel (jet fuel equivalent of $2.60 per gallon). Consolidated consumption for the third quarter is expected to be 772 million gallons of jet fuel.

Mainline and Consolidated Unit Costs (excluding special items)

For the third quarter of 2008, mainline unit costs are expected to increase 26.1 percent compared to the third quarter of 2007, while third quarter consolidated unit costs are expected to increase 25.7 percent compared to the third quarter of 2007.

In the third quarter of 2008, mainline unit costs excluding fuel are expected to increase 3.6 percent year over year while consolidated unit costs excluding fuel are expected to increase 3.9 percent from the third quarter of 2007.

Full-year mainline unit costs are expected to increase 21.5 percent in 2008 compared to 2007, while full-year consolidated unit costs are expected to increase 21.2 percent in 2008 compared to 2007.

AMR expects mainline unit costs excluding fuel to be 4.1 percent higher in 2008 versus 2007, while 2008 consolidated unit costs excluding fuel are expected to increase 4.6 percent year over year.

Statements in this release contain various forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which represent the Company's expectations or beliefs concerning future events. When used in this release, the words "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "indicates," "believes," "forecast," "guidance," "outlook," "may," "will," "should," "seeks," "targets" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Similarly, statements that describe the Company's objectives, plans or goals are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the Company's expectations concerning operations and financial conditions, including changes in capacity, revenues and costs; future financing plans and needs; fleet plans; overall economic and industry conditions; plans and objectives for future operations; and the impact on the Company of its results of operations in recent years and the sufficiency of its financial resources to absorb that impact. Other forward-looking statements include statements which do not relate solely to historical facts, such as, without limitation, statements which discuss the possible future effects of current known trends or uncertainties or which indicate that the future effects of known trends or uncertainties cannot be predicted, guaranteed or assured. All forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to the Company on the date of this release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations. The following factors, in addition to other possible factors not listed, could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements: the materially weakened financial condition of the Company, resulting from its significant losses in recent years; the ability of the Company to generate additional revenues and reduce its costs; changes in economic and other conditions beyond the Company's control, and the volatile results of the Company's operations; the Company's substantial indebtedness and other obligations; the ability of the Company to satisfy existing financial or other covenants in certain of its credit agreements; continued high and volatile fuel prices and further increases in the price of fuel, and the availability of fuel; the fiercely and increasingly competitive business environment faced by the Company; industry consolidation; competition with reorganized carriers; low fare levels by historical standards and the Company's reduced pricing power; the Company's need to raise additional funds and its ability to do so on acceptable terms; changes in the Company's corporate or business strategy; government regulation of the Company's business; conflicts overseas or terrorist attacks; uncertainties with respect to the Company's international operations; outbreaks of a disease (such as SARS or avian flu) that affects travel behavior; labor costs that are higher than those of the Company's competitors; uncertainties with respect to the Company's relationships with unionized and other employee work groups; increased insurance costs and potential reductions of available insurance coverage; the Company's ability to retain key management personnel; potential failures or disruptions of the Company's computer, communications or other technology systems; changes in the price of the Company's common stock; and the ability of the Company to reach acceptable agreements with third parties. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007.

  Detailed financial information follows:                             AMR CORPORATION                  CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS                            (as reclassified)                 (in millions, except per share amounts)                               (Unaudited)                                   Three Months Ended June 30,                                   ---------------------------       Percent                                      2008            2007           Change                                     ------          ------          -------  Revenues      Passenger -- American                    Airlines         $4,735          $4,525            4.6                -- Regional                    Affiliates          683             658            3.8      Cargo                             233             200           16.5      Other revenues                    528             496            6.5                                     ------          ------          -------        Total operating revenues      6,179           5,879            5.1                                     ------          ------          -------  Expenses    Aircraft fuel                     2,423           1,644           47.4    Wages, salaries and benefits      1,658           1,655            0.2    Other rentals and landing fees      318             313            1.6    Depreciation and amortization       324             295            9.8    Maintenance, materials and     repairs                            323             268           20.5    Commissions, booking fees and     credit card expense                259             268           (3.4)    Aircraft rentals                    125             152          (17.8)    Food service                        133             133              -    Special charges                   1,164               -              *    Other operating expenses            742             684            8.5                                     ------          ------          -------      Total operating expenses        7,469           5,412           38.0                                     ------          ------          -------  Operating Income                   (1,290)            467              *  Other Income (Expense)    Interest income                      48              90          (46.7)    Interest expense                   (185)           (235)         (21.3)    Interest capitalized                  8               5           60.0    Miscellaneous -- net                (29)            (10)             *                                     ------          ------          -------                                       (158)           (150)           5.3                                     ------          ------          -------  Income/(Loss) Before Income   Taxes                             (1,448)            317              *  Income tax                              -               -              -                                     ------          ------          -------  Net Income                        $(1,448)           $317              *                                     ======          ======          =======  Earnings/(Loss) Per Share  Basic                              $(5.77)          $1.28                                     ======          ======  Diluted                            $(5.77)          $1.08                                     ======          ======  Number of Shares Used in   Computation    Basic                               251             246    Diluted                             251             299  * Greater than 100%                             AMR CORPORATION                           OPERATING STATISTICS                            (as reclassified)                               (Unaudited)                                           Three Months Ended                                                 June 30,                                           ------------------    Percent                                             2008        2007    Change                                           ------      ------    -------  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations      Revenue passenger miles (millions)   34,399      35,669     (3.6)      Available seat miles (millions)      41,718      42,647     (2.2)      Cargo ton miles (millions)              533         536     (0.6)      Passenger load factor                  82.5%       83.6%    (1.1)pts      Passenger revenue yield per       passenger mile (cents)               13.76       12.68      8.5      Passenger revenue per available       seat mile (cents)                    11.35       10.61      7.0      Cargo revenue yield per ton mile       (cents)                              43.74       37.25     17.4      Operating expenses per available       seat mile, excluding       Regional Affiliates (cents) (1)      15.80       11.14     41.8      Fuel consumption (gallons, in       millions)                              688         713     (3.5)      Fuel price per gallon (cents)         317.3       207.5     52.9  Regional Affiliates      Revenue passenger miles (millions)    2,400       2,595     (7.5)      Available seat miles (millions)       3,274       3,380     (3.1)      Passenger load factor                  73.3%       76.8%    (3.5)pts  AMR Corporation  Average Equivalent Number of Employees      American Airlines                    72,200      71,800      Other                                13,500      13,700                                           ------      ------           Total                           85,700      85,500                                           ======      ======

(1) Excludes $904 million and $710 million of expense incurred related to Regional Affiliates in 2008 and 2007, respectively.

                             AMR CORPORATION                           OPERATING STATISTICS                               (Unaudited)  OPERATING STATISTICS BY REGIONAL ENTITY                                   Three Months Ended June 30, 2008  American Airlines, Inc.          --------------------------------  Entity Results               RASM(1)      Y-O-Y       ASMs(2)      Y-O-Y                              (cents)       Change    (billions)     Change                              --------      ------    ----------     ------  DOT Domestic                 11.27          5.9%       26.1         (3.6)%  International                11.49          8.7        15.6          0.3     DOT Latin America         11.73         10.2         7.4          2.8     DOT Atlantic              11.29          6.0         6.5         (2.2)     DOT Pacific               11.20         12.8         1.7         (0.8)                                   Three Months Ended June 30, 2008  American Airlines, Inc.          --------------------------------  Entity Results                           Y-O-Y                            Load Factor    Change       Yield        Y-O-Y                               (pts)       (pts)       (cents)       Change                            -----------    ------      -------       ------  DOT Domestic                  84.4        (1.6)       13.35          8.0%  International                 79.2        (0.3)       14.51          9.1     DOT Latin America          76.3         0.6        15.38          9.4     DOT Atlantic               81.2        (1.2)       13.90          7.6     DOT Pacific                84.1         0.4        13.31         12.2  (1) Revenue per Available Seat Mile  (2) Available Seat Miles                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations                                    Three Months Ended June 30,                                                 ---------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                    ------          ------  Total operating expenses                          $7,494          $5,460  Less: Operating expenses incurred related to   Regional Affiliates                                 904             710                                                    ------          ------  Operating expenses excluding expenses   incurred related to Regional Affiliates          $6,590          $4,750  American mainline jet operations available   seat miles                                       41,718          42,647                                                    ------          ------  Operating expenses per available seat mile,   excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)             15.80           11.14                                                    ======          ======  Percent change                                      41.8%  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations                                    Three Months Ended June 30,                                                 ---------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                    ------          ------  Total operating expenses                          $7,494          $5,460  Less: Operating expenses incurred related to   Regional Affiliates                                 904             710                                                    ------          ------  Operating expenses excluding expenses   incurred related to Regional Affiliates          $6,590          $4,750  American mainline jet operations available   seat miles                                       41,718          42,647  Operating expenses per available seat mile,   excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)             15.80           11.14  Less:  Impact of special items                      2.51               -                                                    ------          ------  Operating expenses per available seat mile,   excluding impact of special items (cents)         13.29           11.14                                                    ======          ======  Percent change                                      19.3%                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations                                    Three Months Ended June 30,                                                 ---------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                    ------          ------  Total operating expenses                          $7,494          $5,460  Less: Operating expenses incurred related to   Regional Affiliates                                 904             710                                                    ------          ------  Operating expenses excluding expenses   incurred related to Regional Affiliates          $6,590          $4,750  American mainline jet operations available   seat miles                                       41,718          42,647  Operating expenses per available seat mile,   excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)             15.80           11.14  Less: Fuel cost per available seat mile   (cents)                                            5.23            3.47  Less: Impact of special items                       2.51               -                                                    ------          ------  Operating expenses per available seat mile,   excluding impact of special items and the   cost of fuel (cents)                               8.06            7.67                                                    ======          ======  Percent change                                       5.1%

Note: The Company believes that operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding the cost of fuel and special items assists investors in understanding the impact of fuel prices and special items on the Company's operations.

                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  AMR Corporation  Calculation of Net Debt                                 As of June 30,                                                          --------------  (in millions, except as noted)                       2008           2007                                                    -------        -------  Current and long-term debt                        $10,133        $11,705  Current and long-term capital lease   obligations                                          756            854  Principal amount of certain airport facility   tax-exempt bonds and the present value of   aircraft operating lease obligations               4,295          4,691                                                    -------        -------                                                     15,184         17,250  Less:  Unrestricted cash and short-term   investments                                        5,069          5,900                                                    -------        -------  Net Debt                                          $10,115        $11,350                                                    =======        =======

Note: The Company believes the net debt metric assists investors in understanding changes in the Company's liquidity and the results of its efforts to build a financial foundation under the Company's Turnaround Plan.

                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet                   Estimate for   Operations                                        Year Ended December 31,                                                     -----------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)           14.39           11.38    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             0.64            0.06                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates and impact     of special items (cents)                        13.75           11.32                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                      21.5%  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet                   Estimate for   Operations                                        Year Ended December 31,                                                     -----------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)           14.39           11.38    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             0.64            0.06    Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile     (cents)                                          5.64            3.53                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates, impact of     special items and fuel expense (cents)           8.11            7.79                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                       4.1%  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet                 Estimate for   Operations                               Three Months Ended September 30,                                            --------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)           14.33           11.45    Less: Impact of special items (cents)                -            0.09                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates and impact     of special items (cents)                        14.33           11.36                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                      26.1%  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet                Estimate for   Operations                              Three Months Ended September 30,                                           --------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)           14.33           11.45    Less: Impact of special items (cents)                -            0.09    Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile     (cents)                                          6.32            3.63                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates, impact of     special items and fuel expense (cents)           8.01            7.73                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                       3.6%                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)                                                         Estimate for  AMR Corporation                                   Year Ended December 31,                                                    -----------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         15.12           11.98    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             0.66            0.05                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items (cents)       14.46           11.93                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                      21.2%                                                         Estimate for  AMR Corporation                                   Year Ended December 31,                                                    -----------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         15.12           11.98    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             0.66            0.05    Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile     (cents)                                          5.79            3.64                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items and fuel     expense (cents)                                  8.67            8.29                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                       4.6%                                                         Estimate for  AMR Corporation                           Three Months Ended September 30,                                            --------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         15.03           12.05    Less: Impact of special items (cents)                -            0.09                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items (cents)       15.03           11.96                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                      25.7%                                                         Estimate for  AMR Corporation                           Three Months Ended September 30,                                            --------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         15.03           12.05    Less: Impact of special items (cents)                -            0.09    Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile     (cents)                                          6.48            3.73                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items and fuel     expense (cents)                                  8.55            8.23                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                       3.9%                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  AMR Corporation                                Three Months Ended June 30,                                                 ---------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         16.60           11.76    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             2.59               -                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items (cents)       14.01           11.76                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                      19.1%  AMR Corporation                                Three Months Ended June 30,                                                 ---------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         16.60           11.76    Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile     (cents)                                          5.39            3.57    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             2.59               -                                                     -----           -----    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding fuel expense and impact of     special items (cents)                            8.62            8.19                                                     =====           =====  Percent change                                       5.3%  AMR Corporation                                Three Months Ended June 30,                                                 ---------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                     -----           -----    Net Income/(Loss)                               (1,448)            317    Less: Impact of special items                   (1,164)              -                                                     -----           -----    Net Income/(Loss), excluding impact of     special items                                    (284)            317                                                     =====           =====    Earnings/(Loss) Per Share    Basic                                            (1.13)           1.28    Diluted                                          (1.13)           1.08                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  AMR Corporation  Reclassification of AAdvantage Mileage   Third-Party  Sales Revenue                                           Three Months Ended March 31, 2007                                           ---------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)               As Reported     Reclassified                                               -----------     ------------    Passenger revenue -- American Airlines         $4,326           $4,176    Other revenues                                    342              492                                               -----------     ------------    Total                                          $4,668           $4,668                                               ===========     ============    Available seat miles                           41,691           41,691                                               ===========     ============    Passenger revenue per available seat mile     (cents)                                        10.38            10.02                                            Three Months Ended June 30, 2007                                            --------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)               As Reported     Reclassified                                               -----------     ------------    Passenger revenue -- American Airlines         $4,673           $4,525    Other revenues                                    348              496                                               -----------     ------------    Total                                          $5,021           $5,021                                               ===========     ============    Available seat miles                           42,647           42,647                                               ===========     ============    Passenger revenue per available seat mile     (cents)                                        10.96            10.61                                       Three Months Ended September 30, 2007                                       -------------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)               As Reported     Reclassified                                               -----------     ------------    Passenger revenue -- American Airlines         $4,750           $4,598    Other revenues                                    352              504                                               -----------     ------------    Total                                          $5,102           $5,102                                               ===========     ============    Available seat miles                           43,271           43,271                                               ===========     ============    Passenger revenue per available seat mile     (cents)                                        10.98            10.63                                        Three Months Ended December 31, 2007                                        ------------------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)               As Reported     Reclassified                                               -----------     ------------    Passenger revenue -- American Airlines         $4,486           $4,352    Other revenues                                    363              497                                               -----------     ------------    Total                                          $4,849           $4,849                                               ===========     ============    Available seat miles                           42,297           42,297                                               ===========     ============    Passenger revenue per available seat mile     (cents)                                        10.61            10.29                             AMR CORPORATION                  CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS                 (in millions, except per share amounts)                               (Unaudited)                                    Six Months Ended June 30,                                    -------------------------        Percent                                      2008             2007           Change                                    ------           ------          -------  Revenues      Passenger -- American                    Airlines        $9,114           $8,701            4.7                -- Regional                    Affiliates       1,264            1,216            3.9      Cargo                            448              401           11.7      Other revenues                 1,050              988            6.3                                    ------           ------          -------        Total operating revenues    11,876           11,306            5.0                                    ------           ------          -------  Expenses    Aircraft fuel                    4,473            3,054           46.5    Wages, salaries and     benefits                        3,302            3,326           (0.7)    Other rentals and landing fees     641              642           (0.2)    Depreciation and amortization      633              585            8.2    Commissions, booking fees and     credit card expense               516              517           (0.2)    Maintenance, materials and     repairs                           638              516           23.6    Aircraft rentals                   250              303          (17.5)    Food service                       260              260              -    Special charges                  1,164                -              *    Other operating expenses         1,476            1,388            6.3                                    ------           ------          -------      Total operating expenses      13,353           10,591           26.1                                    ------           ------          -------  Operating Income                  (1,477)             715              *  Other Income (Expense)    Interest income                    101              167          (39.5)    Interest expense                  (379)            (476)         (20.4)    Interest capitalized                13               14           (7.1)    Miscellaneous -- net               (34)             (22)          54.5                                    ------           ------          -------                                      (299)            (317)          (5.7)                                    ------           ------          -------  Income Before Income Taxes        (1,776)             398              *  Income tax                             -                -              -                                    ------           ------          -------  Net Income                       $(1,776)            $398              *                                    ======           ======          =======  Earnings Per Share  Basic                             $(7.10)           $1.65                                    ======           ======  Diluted                           $(7.10)           $1.38                                    ======           ======  Number of Shares Used in   Computation    Basic                              250              241    Diluted                            250              299  * Greater than 100%                             AMR CORPORATION                           OPERATING STATISTICS                               (Unaudited)                                              Six Months Ended                                                  June 30,                                              ----------------   Percent                                              2008        2007   Change                                            ------      ------   -------  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations      Revenue passenger miles (millions)    66,887      68,244    (2.0)      Available seat miles (millions)       82,770      84,338    (1.9)      Cargo ton miles (millions)             1,038       1,060    (2.1)      Passenger load factor                   80.8%       80.9%   (0.1)pts      Passenger revenue yield per       passenger mile (cents)                13.63       12.75     6.9      Passenger revenue per available seat       mile (cents)                          11.01       10.32     6.7      Cargo revenue yield per ton mile       (cents)                               43.17       37.80    14.2      Operating expenses per available       seat mile, excluding Regional       Affiliates (cents) (1)                14.23       11.03    29.0      Fuel consumption (gallons, in       millions)                             1,368       1,405    (2.6)      Fuel price per gallon (cents)          295.4       196.0    50.7  Regional Affiliates      Revenue passenger miles (millions)     4,542       4,857    (6.5)      Available seat miles (millions)        6,380       6,654    (4.1)      Passenger load factor                   71.2%       73.0%   (1.8)pts

(1) Excludes $1.6 billion and $1.4 billion of expense incurred related to Regional Affiliates in 2008 and 2007, respectively.

                             AMR CORPORATION                           OPERATING STATISTICS                               (Unaudited)  OPERATING STATISTICS BY REGIONAL ENTITY                                     Six Months Ended June 30, 2008  American Airlines, Inc.            ------------------------------  Entity Results              RASM(1)        Y-O-Y      ASMs(2)       Y-O-Y                              (cents)       Change    (billions)     Change                              -------       ------    ----------     ------  DOT Domestic                 10.91          6.4%       52.0         (3.6)%  International                11.19          7.2        30.8          1.2     DOT Latin America         11.91          9.1        15.5          3.2     DOT Atlantic              10.44          3.1        12.0         (0.5)     DOT Pacific               10.51         11.9         3.3         (1.6)                                      Six Months Ended June 30, 2008  American Airlines, Inc.             ------------------------------  Entity Results                           Y-O-Y                            Load Factor    Change       Yield        Y-O-Y                               (pts)       (pts)       (cents)       Change                            -----------    ------      -------       ------  DOT Domestic                  82.3        (0.6)       13.26          7.2%  International                 78.3         0.8        14.28          6.0     DOT Latin America          77.8         2.0        15.31          6.2     DOT Atlantic               77.7        (0.4)       13.42          3.6     DOT Pacific                83.0         0.1        12.66         11.7  (1) Revenue per Available Seat Mile  (2) Available Seat Miles                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations                                     Six Months Ended June 30,                                                  -------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                   -------         -------    Total operating expenses                       $13,400         $10,678    Less: Operating expenses incurred related to     Regional Affiliates                             1,625           1,378                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses excluding expenses     incurred related to Regional Affiliates       $11,775          $9,300    American mainline jet operations available     seat miles                                     82,770          84,338                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)           14.23           11.03                                                   =======         =======  Percent change                                      29.0%  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations                                     Six Months Ended June 30,                                                  -------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                   -------         -------    Total operating expenses                       $13,400         $10,678    Less: Operating expenses incurred related to     Regional Affiliates                             1,625           1,378                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses excluding expenses     incurred related to Regional Affiliates       $11,775          $9,300    American mainline jet operations available     seat miles                                     82,770          84,338    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)           14.23           11.03    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             1.27               -                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items (cents)       12.96           11.03                                                   =======         =======  Percent change                                      17.5%                             AMR CORPORATION                    NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS                               (Unaudited)  American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet   Operations                                     Six Months Ended June 30,                                                  -------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                   -------         -------    Total operating expenses                       $13,400         $10,678    Less: Operating expenses incurred related to     Regional Affiliates                             1,625           1,378                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses excluding expenses     incurred related to Regional Affiliates       $11,775          $9,300    American mainline jet operations available     seat miles                                     82,770          84,338    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)           14.23           11.03    Less: Fuel cost per available seat mile     (cents)                                          4.88            3.27    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             1.27               -                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items and the     cost of fuel (cents)                             8.08            7.76                                                   =======         =======  Percent change                                       4.1%  AMR Corporation                                 Six Months Ended June 30,                                                  -------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         14.98           11.64    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             1.31               -                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding impact of special items (cents)       13.67           11.64                                                   =======         =======  Percent change                                      17.4%  AMR Corporation                                 Six Months Ended June 30,                                                  -------------------------  (in millions, except as noted)                      2008            2007                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses per available seat mile     (cents)                                         14.98           11.64    Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile     (cents)                                          5.02            3.36    Less: Impact of special items (cents)             1.31               -                                                   -------         -------    Operating expenses per available seat mile,     excluding fuel expense and impact of     special items (cents)                            8.65            8.28                                                   =======         =======  Percent change                                       4.5%     Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed on the Internet.                    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