AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, reported in an SEC filing that it expects first-quarter consolidated unit revenue to increase 9.9%-10.9% over the year-ago quarter. Unit costs were 11.83 cents in February, or 8.57 cents excluding fuel. Quarterly CASM is expected to be 11.36 cents, or 8.13 cents excluding fuel. AA has hedged 32% of its first-quarter fuel consumption at $63 per barrel. Separately, AMR announced the return of Thomas Horton, who will become CFO and executive VP-finance ...

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