Washington, D. C. 20549
                            FORM 8-K
                         CURRENT REPORT
             Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                 Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of earliest event
  reported:  July 20, 2005

                           AMR CORPORATION
     (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

            Delaware             1-8400             75-1825172
(State of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
                                               Identification No.)

4333 Amon Carter Blvd.      Fort Worth, Texas           76155
 (Address of principal executive offices)            (Zip Code)

                        (817) 963-1234
                (Registrant's telephone number)

   (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 5.02.  Departure of Directors or Principal Officers;
Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

AMR  Corporation (the Company) is filing herewith a press release
issued  on July 20, 2005 by the Company as Exhibit 99.1 which  is
included herein.  This press release was issued to report that on
July  20,  2005,  Ray M. Robinson was elected  to  the  Board  of
Directors of AMR Corporation.

Also  on July 20, 2005, the Board of Directors of AMR Corporation
appointed Mr. Robinson to the AMR Audit Committee.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange  Act
of  1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed
on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                        AMR CORPORATION

                                        /s/ Charles D. MarLett
                                        Charles D. MarLett
                                        Corporate Secretary

Dated:  July 20, 2005

                          EXHIBIT INDEX
Exhibit        Description

99.1      Press Release

                              Exhibit 99.1

                               CONTACT: Al Becker
                                        Corporate Communications
                                        Fort Worth, Texas

FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, July 20, 2005

   Held Many Executive Positions In A 35-Year Career With AT&T

     FORT WORTH, Texas -- Ray M. Robinson, a retired AT&T
executive who now serves as vice chairman of the East Lake
Community Foundation, has been elected to the Board of Directors
of AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines.
     "In these difficult and challenging times for our industry,
we are indeed fortunate to be bringing on to AMR's Board an
executive with Ray Robinson's vast experience in business and his
broad involvement in community endeavors," said Gerard J. Arpey,
AMR's Chairman and CEO.  "Ray's exceptional qualities will be a
welcomed asset as we continue the work of strengthening AMR and
building for the future in concert with our people and our
     A native of Dallas, Robinson was with AT&T for 35 years,
serving in a number of functional areas, including finance,
marketing, sales, operations, corporate and regulatory affairs,
maintenance and engineering.  From his first AT&T assignment as a
communications technician installing long-distance circuits,
Robinson rose to hold a wide range of executive positions.  These
included president of AT&T's Southern Region, its largest;
president and CEO of AT&T Tridom, an AT&T subsidiary; vice
president of operations for AT&T Business Customer Care; service
vice president of AT&T Outbound Services; vice president of
access for the Southern/Southwestern Regions, and vice president
of AT&T Public Relations.
     He is also president of the East Lake Golf Club, home of THE
TOUR Championship.  In this capacity, and as vice chairman of the
East Lake Community Foundation, Robinson is responsible for
overall strategic direction to ensure the continued success of
the community's redevelopment and to inspire other communities to
revitalize their inner city neighborhoods.
     Net proceeds from the operations of the East Lake Golf Club
and THE TOUR Championship are funneled back into East Lake
community programs aimed at helping low-income families succeed.
The East Lake Community Foundation is responsible for the $120
million redevelopment of the East Lake neighborhood.  This
redevelopment transformed one of the nation's most troubled
public housing projects into an award-winning model of a thriving
mixed-income community.
     Robinson is a member of the board of directors of Avnet,
Inc.; Acuity Brands, Inc.; Choice-Point, and Aaron Rents.  He is
the non-executive chairman of Citizens Trust Bank, the largest
African-American owned bank in the Southeast and the nation's
second largest African-American bank.  He is also a board member
of the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Commerce Club, the
Woodruff Arts Center of Atlanta, and the Georgia Aquarium.
     Additionally, Robinson is a trustee of Spelman College,
Atlanta; Meharry Medical College, Nashville, and the University
of Denver Alumni Association.  He also is a member of the 100
Black Men in Atlanta, the NAACP, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,
Inc., and the National Black MBA Association.
     Robinson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance
and Economics and a Master of Business Administration in Finance
from the University of Denver.
     Robinson is married and has two adult children and one


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