American Airlines stumbles on path to recovery - Article Photos 2/5

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 8. 2012, file photo, American Airlines CEO Tom Horton talks to a reporter in New York, NY. Just weeks ago, American Airlines was working its way through bankruptcy court, on schedule for one of the fastest turnarounds in aviation history, but then, domestic traffic fell by 7.1 percent in September from the same month a year earlier. No other major airline experienced a drop like that. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)