American Airlines adds 57 flights at O'Hare

September 18, 2009 6:40:25 AM PDT
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.