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The CEO of American Airlines opens up about a possible merger. In an interview with the Associated Press Monday, Thomas Horton says American is nearly finished with a bankruptcy turn around. Horton

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AA in Tulsa

  • American’s Tulsa Maintenance & Engineering Center opened in June 1946.
  • Serves as headquarters for all the airlines’ maintenance and engineering activities worldwide.
  • Also performs all overhaul work on American's Pratt and Whitney JT-8, and General Electric CF6-80 and CFM56 jet engines.
  • One of the largest employers in the state, at one point employing more than 6,000 people.
  • The base occupies about 260 acres at Tulsa International Airport.


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