American Airlines parent AMR Corp. and AirTran Airways parent AirTran Holdings said last week in government filings that a change in the way they report convertible debt owing to a new accounting rule has altered their net results slightly for the past five years. AMR's 2008 net loss now is $2.12 billion instead of $2.07 billion as previously reported, while its 2007 net income is $456 million instead of $504 million. Net income in 2006 is $189 million instead of $231 million, its 2005 net ...

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