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AA may pay shareholders cash

Board considering options such as dividend, buyback

Published Thu, Jun 5, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[DALLAS] American Airlines Group's board is considering options and timing to return cash to shareholders, a step that may include a dividend or buyback, and expects to make a decision by the end of the year.

The issue was among several discussed on Tuesday by directors ahead of Wednesday's annual meeting in New York, chief executive officer Doug Parker said.

It's the first shareholder gathering since the company was created in a December merger with US Airways Group.

"We are early in the merger," said Mr Parker, 52. "I would like to get more integration work behind us befo…

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