Bankruptcy Court Authorizes American Airlines to Repay $1.3 Billion Debt without Make-Whole

29 January 2013
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  • A recent decision by Judge Sean Lane of the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in the American Airlines bankruptcy case makes clear that if parties to a financing wish to provide for the payment of a make-whole premium upon the repayment of accelerated debt, they should ensure that their agreements are drafted to explicitly and unambiguously provide for it.