American Airlines files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection

FILE - In this June 29, 2011 file photo, an American Airlines aircraft at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, in Grapevine, Texas. The parent companies of American Airlines and its regional affiliate American Eagle are filing for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. (Tony Gutierrez, File)

November 29, 2011 12:39:21 AM PST
The company operates several flights at Fresno-Yosemite International Airport.