US airline history is littered with bankruptcies, furloughs and broken hearts. The only certainty about an airline’s great financial quarter, or even a good year, was that sooner or later an awful one would follow. American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker believes those days are over. He is confident American will continue to produce annual profits averaging $5 billion and will never again lose money. The hardest part for Parker and his executive team, however, may not be ...

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