Thursday, November 30, 2017


Contribution to Honor Brian McMenamy, Retiring as Vice President – Finance

DALLAS, Texas – American Airlines has gifted $50,000 to Warlick’s Warriors to honor of Brian McMenamy who is retiring after 33 years with American Airlines. He has served as Vice President – Finance since 2014.

“Brian has been a great leader at American Airlines for 33 years, and has helped our team succeed through incredible changes and challenges,” said American’s chief financial officer, Derek Kerr. “He has left a great legacy and his passion for the business will truly be missed by many. We are thrilled to make this donation in his honor.”

“Thank you American Airlines for your continued commitment to Warlick’s Warriors and Answer ALS,” said Jeffrey Rothstein MD, PhD, Research Director of Answer ALS and Director of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins. “Honoring Brian’s retirement in this way is a reflection of your dedication to your employee partners. This substantial donation will help fund the next critical phases of the Answer ALS research effort to discover pathways that will lead to treatments for ALS.”

About Warlick’s Warriors / Answer ALS

Answer ALS is the largest coordinated research effort to end ALS in the history of the disease. The project is being led by some of the world’s top scientists and institutions, and follows an “open-source” model, giving researchers worldwide complete access to the newest thinking. Answer ALS is creating the largest and most comprehensive foundation of ALS data ever amassed, encompassing clinical, chemical, genetic, protein, historical and biological data from an enormous sampling of ALS patients in the United States.

About American Airlines Group

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at