• Kyodo News


American Airlines Inc. on Thursday upped the ante in a fierce scramble over struggling Japan Airlines Corp., warning of “enormous risks” if JAL switches to the rival SkyTeam alliance.

A day after Delta Air Lines Inc. unveiled a lucrative financial package for JAL, American Airlines, a unit of AMR Corp., struck back as it is readying what sources say could be an even sweeter proposal totaling around ¥130 billion with TPG Inc., a major U.S. investment firm.

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