CHICAGO — Preliminary voting results show a majority of bankrupt American Airlines' shareholders and creditors — which include holders of the airline's $3.3 billion of municipal bonds — have signed off on a proposed reorganization, putting the plan on a path for court approval later this month.

"This is another important milestone toward our launch of the new American," Tom Horton, president of American parent AMR Corp. said in a statement announcing the preliminary results.

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