AMR Corporation , the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and
American Airlines today announced that they have filed a registration
statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating
to $300,000,000 principal amount of AMR Corporation`s outstanding 4.25%
Senior Convertible Notes due 2023, which were issued in a private
placement in September 2003.
This resale registration statement was filed in satisfaction of
registration rights granted to the selling security holders. When the
Securities and Exchange Commission declares this resale registration
statement effective, the holders of the notes will be able to resell under
this resale registration statement the notes and the common shares
issuable upon conversion of the notes. AMR and American Airlines will not
receive any of the proceeds from any resale of the notes or the common
shares issuable upon conversion of the notes.
The registration statement relating to these securities has been filed
with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become
effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be
accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation
of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any
state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would
be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities
laws of any such state or jurisdiction.