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American Airlines and US Airways Host Conference Call to Discuss DOJ Action

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

American Airlines and US Airways Host Conference Call to Discuss DOJ Action

13:49 EDT Wednesday, August 14, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines (OTCQB: AAMRQ) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today will host a conference call to discuss their vigorous defense of the merger. 

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What:

Conference call with the legal team of American Airlines and US Airways to discuss their plan to fight the DOJ's action.

Who:

Joe Sims ? Partner, Jones Day

Rich Parker ? Partner, O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Paul Denis ? Partner, Dechert LLP

When:

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Event: 3 p.m. EDT

Where:

To access the conference call, please dial (866) 610-1072 (U.S. dial-in) or (973) 935-2840 (international dial-in) at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the call, referencing conference ID# 33124432. The call will also be webcast on the investor relations sections of www.aa.com and www.usairways.com as well as the joint website www.newAmericanarriving.com.

Additional Information and Where To Find ItThis 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.  AMR Corporation ("AMR") has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") a registration statement on Form S-4, which includes a proxy statement of US Airways Group, Inc. ("US Airways") that also constitutes a prospectus of AMR, and US Airways has filed with the SEC its definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A.  AMR and US Airways have mailed the proxy statement/prospectus to US Airways security holders.  Investors and security holders of US Airways are urged to read the proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents filed with the SEC carefully and in their entirety because they contain important information about the proposed transaction.  Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the proxy statement/prospectus and other documents containing important information about AMR and US Airways through the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.  Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by US Airways can be obtained free of charge on US Airways' website at www.usairways.com 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 can be obtained free of charge on AMR's website at www.aa.com 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 investor.relations@aa.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking StatementsThis 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:  the challenges and costs of the proposed transaction, including integrating operations and achieving anticipated synergies; the price of, market for and potential market price volatility of common stock of the ultimate parent entity following the closing of the proposed transaction; significant liquidity requirements and substantial levels of indebtedness of the combined company following the closing; potential limitations on the use of certain tax attributes following the closing; failure of the proposed transaction to be completed; and other economic, business, competitive, and/or regulatory factors affecting the business of the combined company after the closing and 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 and the proxy statement/prospectus related to the proposed transaction.  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

For further information: AMR Media Relations, (817) 967-1577, mediarelations@aa.com; or US Airways Media Relations, (480) 693-5729, media.relations@usairways.com

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