Judge Greenlights AMR Airport Leases, New Aircraft

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge on Thursday gave AMR Corp. the go-ahead to sign two key lease deals with airport authorities in Nashville, Tenn., and San Francisco and pay for eight new Boeing 737 aircraft for its fleet.

AMR attorney Alfredo Perez of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP told U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane that the Nashville and San Francisco leases are among the last airport leases being assumed before the airline emerges from bankruptcy and joins forces with US Airways Group Inc.

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