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American Airlines chief seeking Wall Street buy-in

Airline is positioned to earn US$5 billion annually before taxes in an average year, says Parker

"The world has changed in the last few months for airlines," Mr Parker said. "We shouldn't ignore that."


THIS should be a great time to run the world's largest airline. Profits are fat, travel demand is setting records, and Warren Buffett recently delivered a huge vote of confidence.

Instead, American Airlines is trailing the market again after a lacklustre 2016 and a 21 per...