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AMR Corporation is a Fort Worth, Texas-based holding company created in 1982 as part of a reorganization of American Airlines. Its name is derived from its ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange, which remains AMR.
American Airlines (AA) remains by far the largest division of AMR. Additionally, the company owns
- American Airlines Cargo
- American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum, a museum of commercial aviation in Fort Worth
- American Airlines Facilities
- American Airlines Travel Academy, a school for travel industry professionals
- American Eagle, a regional feeder airline for AA
- American Airlines Flight Academy, a flight training center
- AMR Investment Services, a financial services company which provides institutional investment advice and manages AMR's pension obligations and the American Beacon family of investments
- Flagship University, a corporate conference and training center in Fort Worth.
It sponsors the AMR/American Airlines Foundation, a grant-making foundation which supports charitable causes in cities served by AA, in particular the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Chicago, Illinois, Miami, Florida, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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