American Airlines reports a $124 million operating profit in May, up from $14 million a month earlier.
Operating revenue was $2.12 billion and operating expenses $1.99 billion during the month. The Fort Worth-based carrier paid $26 million in reorganisation related expenses.
Net profit was $65 million, a turn around from the $105 million net loss in April.
Cash and short-term investments rose 3.2% to $4.56 billion, and long-term debt and capital lease obligations less current maturities fell less than 1% to $7.02 billion compared to the previous month.