Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines’ Battle for Survival

Post Hill Press
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In the twelve years following 9/11, American Airlines lost billions of dollars and endured years of crisis and turmoil. Financial upheaval, the crash of Flight 587, grueling confrontations with labor, a rival’s push to acquire the company, and a challenging fight with the government tested the mettle and fortitude of its top executives.

Against all odds, American found a way to save what was once the world’s largest airline from certain ruin. Told through the eyes of American’s chief lawyer, this insider’s story of intrigue of the unfolding events is set against a personal look at the innermost workings of the sexiest industry in the world.

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About the author

Gary Kennedy served as general counsel of American Airlines for the final 10 years of his 30-year career at the airline. He directed its legal affairs during times of crisis and through many of the highest profile events in the company’s history.

Terry Maxon is an award-winning journalist who wrote for newspapers in Dallas, Oklahoma City, and San Jose, CA, for 42 years. For 20 years, he covered airlines for The Dallas Morning News, with an emphasis on American Airlines.

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Publisher
Post Hill Press
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Published on
Feb 6, 2018
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Pages
376
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ISBN
9781682614891
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Industries / Transportation
Law / Business & Financial
Transportation / Aviation / Commercial
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