Discussion 5: AA New Aircraft Financing.

American Airlines recently announced the largest aircraft order in history (NBC News): over 460 new Boeing and Airbus aircraft worth $40 billion. You as the new CFO of the company have to decide how to finance this mega capital expenditure. What type of financing would you use and why? What are the advantages and disadvantages? Here is a link to AA’s financial statements (http://vAvwmarketwatch.com/investingistockfaal/financials).