Interview: The New American Airlines Are Flush With Money

American Airlines

Just months after merging with smaller competitor US Airways and less than a year out of bankruptcy, American Airlines has reported its highest quarterly profit in company history.

Second-quarter net profit was one-and-a-half billion dollars, minus special charges.

It’s good news for American Airlines shareholders, who will receive their first cash dividend since 1980.

ABC’s Jim Ryan is in the company’s hometown of Dallas/Fort Worth.

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