American Airlines - AMR

Industry: Airline

Fortune Rank: 120

For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, AMR Corporation's revenue increased 10% to $15.54B. Net loss decreased 31% to $257M. Revenue reflects an increase in passenger revenues and cargo revenues. Lower losses also reflect a decrease in wages, salaries & benefits, lower depreciation & amortization, lower expense on aircraft rental, decreased food service expenses and increased interest income.

AMR Corporation (AMR) operates primarily in the airline industry through its principal subsidiary American Airlines, Inc. (American). For the year ended December 31, 2004 (2004), American provided scheduled jet service to approximately 150 destinations throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Pacific. AMR Eagle Holding Corporation (AMR Eagle), a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR, owns two regional airlines: American Eagle Airlines, Inc. and Executive Airlines, Inc. (Executive) (collectively, the American Eagle carriers). American also contracts with three independently owned regional airlines, which does business as the American Connection (the American Connection carriers). The American Eagle carriers and the American Connection carriers provide connecting service from eight of American's high-traffic cities to smaller markets throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. AMR Investment Services, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR.

American Airlines - AMR

American Airlines - AMR achieved revenue of $19,917.00 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-1,468.00 million.

American Airlines - AMR's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 104th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $23,766 million (a change of -4 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-2,071 million (a change of 1 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then American Airlines - AMR would be ranked 477th rather than 120th due to the fact it made a loss of $-1,468 million in 2010.

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