SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 8, 2020
AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||1-8400|| ||75-1825172|
|(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)|| ||(Commission File Number)|| ||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|1 Skyview Drive,||Fort Worth,||Texas|| ||76155|
|(Address of principal executive offices)|| ||(Zip Code)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share|| ||AAL|| ||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR PRINCIPAL OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS.
On October 8, 2020, the Board of Directors of American Airlines Group Inc. (“AAG”) elected Douglas M. Steenland to AAG’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Steenland will serve on the Finance and Compensation Committees. Mr. Steenland will be compensated for his service as a director on the same basis as other non-employee directors of AAG. Compensation for AAG’s non-employee directors is described under the heading “Director Compensation” in AAG’s Proxy Statement for its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders as filed with the SEC on April 28, 2020, which is incorporated herein by reference.
Mr. Steenland has no relationships requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Mr. Steenland is not a party to any arrangement or understanding with any other person pursuant to which he was selected as a director.
REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE.
On October 8, 2020, AAG issued a press release announcing Mr. Steenland’s election to the Board of Directors. The press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.
The information in Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|ITEM 9.01.||FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, American Airlines Group Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC.
|Date: October 8, 2020||By:|| ||/s/ Derek J. Kerr|
| ||Derek J. Kerr|
| ||Executive Vice President and |
Chief Financial Officer