Why Is American Airlines Stock Down 14%? A Failed Strategy In Focus


  • American Airlines Group stock is down 9% and 20% overall due to a downward revision for Q2 and the departure of a key executive.
  • The airline’s inability to pass on costs to consumers is impacting its ability to maintain profitability.
  • American Airlines’ focus on smaller cities and the Sun Belt region is not providing a competitive advantage in terms of unit revenues.

American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner taking off at LAX Airport

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At the time of writing, American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) stock is trading down 15% and the stock is now down nearly 20% since I reiterated my buy rating for American Airlines

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