LA Wants AMR Airport Lease Fight Moved To Calif.

Law360, Wilmington (January 03, 2014, 4:44 PM ET) -- Los Angeles requested Thursday that a long-running dispute over more than $20 million the city says American Airlines Inc. owes it for airport leases be moved from the New York bankruptcy court to California federal court, asserting that negotiations surrounding the debt were unsuccessful.

The city asked that if the court grants its motion, proceedings in the bankruptcy court over the cure amount set by the company, which since has merged with US Airways Group Inc. to form one of the world’s largest airlines, be halted...
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