Washington, D. C. 20549


                             FORM 8-K

                          CURRENT REPORT

              Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

                  Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of earliest event
  reported:  June 13, 2002

                      American Airlines, Inc.
      (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Delaware              1-2691                      13-1502798
(State of Incorporation) ( Commission File Number)     (IRS Employer
                                                     Identification No.)

 4333 Amon Carter Blvd.      Fort Worth, Texas              76155
  (Address of principal executive offices)            (Zip Code)

                        (817) 963-1234
                (Registrant's telephone number)

Item 5.   Other Events

American  Airlines,  Inc.  (American) is filing  herewith  a  press
release  issued on June 13, 2002 by American as Exhibit 99.1  which
is  included herein.  This press release was issued to  report  the
appointment of Jeffrey C. Campbell as Senior Vice President-Finance
and Chief Financial Officer of the American.

Item 7.  Financial Statements and Exhibits

The following exhibits are included herein:

99.1 Press Release



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934,  the  registrant has duly caused this report to be signed  on
its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                        American Airlines, Inc.

                                        /s/ Charles D. MarLett
                                        Charles D. MarLett
                                        Corporate Secretary

Dated:  June 13, 2002

                           EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit        Description

99.1      Press Release


                                                  Exhibit 99.1
                         Contact:  Corporate Communications
                                   Fort Worth, Texas

FOR RELEASE:  Thursday, June 13, 2002


Editor's Note:  A photo of Campbell is available on American's Web
site at

     FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today named a 12-year
veteran of the company, Jeffrey C. Campbell, 41, as its new Senior
Vice President-Finance and Chief Financial Officer.  Campbell
replaces Thomas W. Horton, 41, who will leave the company to become
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of
     "Jeff Campbell brings a keen intellect and sound judgment to
this new assignment," said Don Carty, Chairman and CEO.  "In
addition, he has a breadth of finance, planning and operational
experience, all of which are critical as we go through an
exhaustive review of every aspect of our business."
     Campbell joined the company in 1990.  He has managed a wide
range of functions at American, including corporate finance and
banking, corporate development, international planning, airline
management services, tax services, financial planning, aircraft
fleet transactions, corporate insurance and risk management, and
European operations.  In addition, he supervised strategic
transactions for AMR Corporation, the parent of American.
     Campbell has served as American's Vice President-Europe since
January 2000.  He previously served as the company's Vice President-
Corporate Development and Treasurer.
                             - more -

AA Names Campbell CFO Replacing Horton
June 13, 2002
Page 2

     "During the past 30 months, Jeff has gained invaluable
experience as head of our European division, overseeing all aspects
of our European
operations in eight countries, and building on many of the
strategic alliances he initially helped negotiate, " Carty added.
"The Board of Directors and I have enormous confidence in his
     Campbell received a B. A. Degree in Economics from Stanford
University in 1985 and a Master's in Business Administration from
Harvard University in 1990.  He and his wife have a daughter and
two sons.
     Carty said American was sorry to see Horton leave the company,
but wished him well on his departure.
     "We thank Tom for 17 years of exceptional service to our
company and we congratulate him on this next phase of his career,"
Carty said.
     Horton joined American in 1985 as a financial analyst and
served in a number of senior positions in finance, treasury and
accounting - as well as Vice President-Europe - before being named
Senior Vice President-Finance and CFO in January 2000.


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