September 18, 2009 --American Airlines is adding 57 new flights at O'Hare International Airport.Additional flights will go to New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and Miami. The expansion is being paid for with almost $3 billion in financing obtained by the airline.
Some analysts see the large loan as a somewhat risky move. For now, it ends speculation that the airline is short on cash. American says the moves position the airline for the future.