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American Airlines
IATA
AA
ICAO
AAL
Callsign
AMERICAN
Founded 1930 (as American Airways)
Hubs
Focus cities
Frequent flyer program AAdvantage
Member lounge Admirals Club
Alliance
Fleet size 613 (+64 Orders)[3][4]
Destinations 260+ excl.code-shares[4]
Company slogan We know why you fly.
Parent company AMR Corporation
Headquarters {{{headquarters}}}
Key people Gerard Arpey (CEO)
Tom Horton (CFO)
Revenue US$23.8 Billion (FY 2008)[5]
Operating income US$-1.71 Billion (FY 2008)[5]
Net income US$-2.07 Billion (FY 2008)[5]
Total assets US$25.2 Billion (FY 2008)[6]
Total equity US$-2.94 Billion (FY 2008)[6]
Website aa.com
.American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is a major airline of the United States.^ Copyright © 2010, American Airlines, Inc.
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^ Company profile American Airlines, Inc.
  • American Airlines, Inc. - Executive and Business Contacts, Sales Leads 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.netprospex.com [Source type: Academic]

^ American Airlines and United Airlines are reported unclaimed.

[7] .It is the world's second largest airline in passenger miles transported[8], passenger fleet size and in operating revenues; third largest, in aircraft operated.^ American Airlines is the largest airline in the world in terms of total passengers transported, and the second-largest airline in the world (behind Air France-KLM) in terms of total operating revenues.

^ Continental Airlines is the world's fifth largest airline.

^ Plaintiff is the largest scheduled passenger airline in the world.
  • The President of American Airlines and the the lawsuit against one of his customers fornumerous calls to talk to him personally 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC webofdeception.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[9] .A subsidiary of the AMR Corporation, the airline is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.^ The company's corporate office is in Fort Worth, Texas, adjacent to Dallas/Fort ; Worth International Airport (DFW).
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^ A subsidiary of the AMR Corporation, the airline is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

^ American Airlines is owned by the AMR Corporation and is ; headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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.American operates scheduled flights throughout the United States, and flights to Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Japan, the People's Republic of China, and India.^ American Airlines is offering discounted flights to Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ The flight schedule American published is: .

^ Latin America and the Caribbean regional office .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

.The Chairman, President, and CEO of AA is Gerard Arpey.^ At 9:00, American Airlines Executive Vice President Gerard Arpey learned that communications had been lost with American 77.This was now the second American aircraft in trouble.
  • Michelle Malkin » Never forget: American Airlines Flight 77 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC michellemalkin.com [Source type: News]

^ Lisa Arpey is nothing more than white wasp trash that married a loser CEO Gerard ARpey.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Gerard J. Arpey was elected Chairman of AMR Corporation and American Airlines, Inc., in May 2004.
  • American Airlines History 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: News]

.In 2005, the airline flew more than 138 billion revenue passenger miles (RPM).^ Traffic in billions of revenue passenger miles; capacity in billions of available seat miles.

^ In 2005, the air line flew more than 138 billion miles passenger income (RPMs).
  • American Airlines Flights | AA Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.mynetbizz.com [Source type: News]

^ U.S. airlines post more than $1 billion in first quarter losses .

Contents

Overview

.In May 2008, American served 260 cities (excluding codeshares with partner airlines) with 655 aircraft.^ Overview == As of February 2007 , American serves 260 cities ( excluding codeshares with partner airlines ) with a fleet of 670 aircraft.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ May 5, 2008 American Airlines is poised to say in a report to be delivered on Friday that it wouldn't have had to cancel over 3,000 flights last month if a tentative agreement it had with local aviation officials hadn't been overruled, according to a newspaper.
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^ With a fleet of over 800 jets, plus hubs across the globe, American Airlines serves hundreds of places around the world.
  • Oneshare.com - Buy One Share of American Airlines Stock 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.oneshare.com [Source type: General]

[3] .American carries more passengers between the US and Latin America (12.1 million in 2004) than any other airline, and is also strong in the trans/inter/intracontinental market.^ American carried its one-millionth passenger.
  • American Airlines History 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: News]

^ American Airlines Flight 11 Passengers .
  • American Airlines Flight 11 Passengers - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC 911myths.com [Source type: General]

^ AA FAs make more money than FAs at other airlines.
  • American Airlines flight attendants rally for a contract | AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC aviationblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.American Airlines' total revenue for the year was $23.8 billion, of which $18.2 billion came from its Mainline division, $2.49 billion from its Regional division, and $874 million from cargo.^ American Airlines is the largest airline in the world in terms of total passengers transported, and the second-largest airline in the world (behind Air France-KLM) in terms of total operating revenues.

^ The Minimum Revenue Guarantee is a contract by which American Airlines serves cities that are a profitability risk.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Safety Board investigators repeated these tests on April 23, 2003, in the American ; Airlines A310/300 training simulator.
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[10]
.American has four hubs: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Chicago (ORD), Miami (MIA), and New York (JFK).^ New York should get another, and Chicago and Detroit can compete for the third.
  • Delta pitches flights from Seattle to Tokyo's Haneda airport 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blog.seattlepi.com [Source type: News]

^ Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|Dallas/Fort Worth]] is the airline's largest hub , with AA operating over 84 percent of flights at the airport and traveling to more destinations than from any of its other hubs .
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^ Categories: Airports , Cargo carriers , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport .

[1] .Dallas/Fort Worth is the airline's largest hub, with AA operating 85 percent of flights at the airport and traveling to more destinations than from its other hubs.^ Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|Dallas/Fort Worth]] is the airline's largest hub , with AA operating over 84 percent of flights at the airport and traveling to more destinations than from any of its other hubs .
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^ DFW, with seven low fare airlines, has more low fare airlines than any other hub airport.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ More than any other airline I have flown, I have felt that AA has been the most honest.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

Los Angeles (LAX), St. Louis (STL), San Juan (SJU), and Boston (BOS) serve as focus cities and international gateways. American currently operates maintenance bases at Tulsa (TUL), Kansas City (MCI), and Fort Worth Alliance (AFW), but American has announced that the Kansas City base will close in September 2010.[11]
American Airlines has two regional affiliates:
  • American Eagle Airlines, with hubs in Chicago O'Hare, Dallas Ft Worth, New York LaGuardia, Los Angeles, Miami and San Juan providing regional feed to American throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Chautauqua Airlines, operating as AmericanConnection, feeding American's flights from its St. Louis hub. All AmericanConnection service will move to Chicago O'Hare Airport beginning April 6, 2010.
.American Airlines is a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance.^ American is a founding member of one world.
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^ American Airlines is a founder member of the alliance of air line of Oneworld.
  • American Airlines Flights | AA Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.mynetbizz.com [Source type: News]

^ Tags : alliance , American Airlines , antitrust .
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[12]

Communication

.In 1967, Massimo Vignelli designed the famous AA Logo.^ Vignelli Associates designed the AA eagle logo in 1967.
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^ The original design called for a red, white, and blue stripe on the fuselage, and a simple "AA" logo , without an eagle, on the tail.
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^ Vignelli attributes the introduction of his firm to American Airlines to Henry Dreyfuss, the legendary AA design consultant .
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[13][14] .Thirty years later, in 1997, American Airlines was able to make its logo internet-compatible by buying the domain AA.com.^ MyNetBizz.com - American Airlines Flights .
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^ American Airlines logo .
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^ AA was the only airline to make the list.
  • American Airlines History 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: News]

[15] .AA also corresponds to the Airlines IATA number.^ Read the travel conditions between AA and the marketing airline (the airline who has placed its code and flight number on another ; airline's flight) and AA and the operating airline (the airline that is physically operating the flight) to determine which agreement ; applies.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Ensure your AA ; employee number (not TWA PRN) is on each piece of correspondence.
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^ Read ; the travel conditions between AA and the marketing airline (the airline who has placed its code and flight number on another ; airline's flight) and AA and the operating airline (the airline that is physically operating the flight) to determine which agreement ; applies.
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The original AA logo is still in use today, being "one of the few logos that simply needs no change".
.In March 2000, American received the CIO Magazine's 2000 Web Business 50/50 Award for its AA.com web site.^ This information is also available at the AA.com Web site.
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^ I have used the AA web site to complain.
  • Community Mobilization: American Airlines has Bad, Horrible. Terrible, Horrific Customer Service 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC como.typepad.com [Source type: General]

^ American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers.
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History

Formation

.American Airlines was developed from a conglomeration of 82 small airlines through acquisitions and reorganizations: initially, American Airways was a common brand by a number of independent carriers.^ History == === Formation === American Airlines was developed from a conglomeration of about 82 small airlines through a series of corporate acquisitions and reorganizations : initially, the name '''American Airways''' was used as a common brand by a number of independent air carriers .
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^ But it also left unanswered questions about US Airways' long-term ability to compete as an independent carrier, leading to speculation that it might pair up with American Airlines, Jad Mouawad writes in The New York Times.
  • American Airlines | Company News & Executive Profiles | BNET 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The whole movie functioned as an advertising vehicle more than anything else, with multiple (and very obvious) paid appearances of the American Airlines and Hilton Hotels brands.
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.These included Southern Air Transport in Texas, Southern Air Fast Express (SAFE) in the western US, Universal Aviation in the Midwest (which operated a transcontinental air/rail route in 1929), Thompson Aeronautical Services (which operated a Detroit-Cleveland route beginning in 1929) and Colonial Air Transport in the Northeast.^ Transcontinental Air Transport (1928 - 30) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ Colonial Air Transport (1926 - 30) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ These included Southern Air Transport in Texas, Southern Air Fast Express (SAFE) in the western US, Universal Aviation in the Midwest ( which operated a transcontinental air/rail route in 1929 ), and Colonial Air Transport in the Northeast .
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.On January 25, 1930, American Airways was incorporated as a single company, based in New York, with routes from Boston, New York and Chicago to Dallas, and from Dallas to Los Angeles.^ They served routes from Dallas to Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles.
  • American Airlines sets initial times for Chicago-Beijing flights, set to begin May 25 - Worldnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

^ I had an American flight ; from Los Angeles to New York once, which involved a change at Dallas-Fort Worth.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ DOT proposes American Airlines to get New York-Haneda route .

.The airline operated wood and fabric-covered Fokker Trimotors and all-metal Ford Trimotors.^ The airline operated its routes with wood and fabric covered [[ Fokker F.VII .
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^ The largest operator of all international airlines in ...
  • American Airlines sets initial times for Chicago-Beijing flights, set to begin May 25 - Worldnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

^ In those early days Fokker and Ford Trimotors were used.
  • American Airlines sets initial times for Chicago-Beijing flights, set to begin May 25 - Worldnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

.In 1934 American began flying Curtiss Condor biplanes with sleeping berths.^ In 1934 American began flying [[ Curtiss Condor]] biplanes fitted with sleeping berths .
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^ A Democrat from Rhode Island, he began his political career as a; state assemblyman in 1934 and became the first Italian American governor of his home state; in 1945 after his predecessor resigned.
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^ In 1933, American Airways ; began flying an 18-passenger Curtiss Condor, with anon-board stewardess ; (www.people.memphis.edu).
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American Airlines before World War II

DC-3 "Flagship", American's chief aircraft type during the World War II period.
.In 1934 American Airways Company was acquired by E.L. Cord, who renamed it "American Air Lines". Cord hired Texas businessman C.R. (Cyrus Rowlett) Smith to run the company.^ Categories: AAdvantage , American Airlines , Delta Air Lines .

^ Employment records at AA indicated that he had acquired about 2,698 flight hours before being hired, and all except 36 hours were with the U.S. Air Force.
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^ "We Have Some Planes": The Four ; Flights-a Chronology ; 11 ; 1American Airlines ; Flight 11 ; 1.2 ; United Air Lines Flight ; 175 ; 1.3 ; American Airlines Flight 77 ; 1.4 ; United ; Air Lines ; Flight 93 ; 1.5 ; Hijacker Tactics ; Part ; 2.
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Smith worked with Donald Douglas to develop the DC-3, which American Airlines started flying in 1936. With the DC-3, American began calling its aircraft "Flagships" and establishing the Admirals Club for valued passengers. .The DC-3s had a four-star "admiral's pennant" outside the cockpit window while the aircraft was parked, one of the most well-known images of the airline at the time.^ The DC-3s had a four-star "admiral's pennant" which would fly outside the cockpit window while the aircraft was parked, one of the most well-known images of the airline at the time.
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^ The list of Admirals included many celebrities, politicians and other VIPs, as well as more "ordinary" customers who had been particularly loyal to the airline.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Of the four hijacked aircraft on 9/11, the nine minutes of advance notification about the hijacking of Flight 11 was the most time that NORAD had to respond before the aircraft crashed into its target.

.American Airlines was first to cooperate with Fiorello LaGuardia to build an airport in New York City, and partly as a result became owner of the world's first airline lounge at the new LaGuardia Airport (LGA), which became known as the Admirals Club.^ Later, AA became the owner of the worlds first airline lounge at the new LaGuardia airport.
  • American Airlines sets initial times for Chicago-Beijing flights, set to begin May 25 - Worldnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

^ Other direct flights from New York (JFK) on American Airlines .
  • American Airlines Flights from New York (JFK) to Seattle (SEA) - Orbitz 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.orbitz.com [Source type: News]

^ American was the first airline to cooperate with [[Fiorello LaGuardia]]'s plans to build an airport in [[New York City]], and partly as a result became the owner of the world's first [[ Airport lounge .
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.Membership was initially by invitation only, but a discrimination suit decades later changed the club into a paid club, creating the model for other airline lounges.^ Membership was initially by invitation only, but a discrimination suit decades later changed the club into a paid membership club, creating the model for other airline lounges.
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^ For many years, membership in the Admirals Club (and most other airline lounges) was by the airline's invitation.
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^ October 2007 }}, the Club (and most other airline lounges) switched to a paid membership program.
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Postwar developments

Boeing 707 freighter at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg in France (near Basel) in 1976
.After World War II, American launched an international subsidiary, American Overseas Airlines, to serve Europe; AOA was sold to Pan Am in 1950. AA launched another subsidiary, Líneas Aéreas Americanas de Mexico S.A., to fly to Mexico and built several airports there.^ I will never, ever fly American Airlines again.
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^ Pan American World ; Airways, inc.; Airlines.
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^ There is nothing American about this airline.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

.American Airlines provided advertising and free usage of its aircraft in the 1951 film Three Guys Named Mike.^ "We are an airline that is proud to bear the name American."
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^ The whole movie functioned as an advertising vehicle more than anything else, with multiple (and very obvious) paid appearances of the American Airlines and Hilton Hotels brands.
  • american airlines || Jaunted 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.jaunted.com [Source type: General]

^ Anonymous Coward In September, it appears that American Airlines was one of three airlines that the DOT received a complaint about the death of a pet in transit.
  • American Airlines Fires Designer Who Reached Out To Disgruntled Customer | Techdirt 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC techdirt.com [Source type: General]

[16]
.American Airlines introduced the first transcontinental jet service using Boeing 707s on January 25, 1959. With its Astrojets, as it dubbed the jet fleet, American shifted to nonstop coast-to-coast flights, although it maintained feeder connections to cities along its old route using smaller Convair 990s and Lockheed Electras.^ American Airlines is using, instructing ; information.
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^ American Airlines Flight 11 ".

^ American Eagle Airlines to Introduce First Class Service on All CRJ-700 Jets February 25, 2010 .

.American invested $440 million in jet aircraft up to 1962, launched the first electronic booking system (Sabre) with IBM, and built an upgraded terminal at Idlewild (now JFK) Airport in New York City which became the airline's largest base.^ The airline started operations in June 2008, and now flies from Paris to New York, JFK Airport.
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ Mileage awards are based on new bookings through the American Airlines Cruises program.
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^ Also, American was the first airline to cooperate with Fiorello LaGuardia, who planned to build an airport in New York City.
  • American Airlines sets initial times for Chicago-Beijing flights, set to begin May 25 - Worldnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

[17] .In the 1960s, Mattel released a series of American Airlines stewardess Barbie dolls, signifying their growing commercial success.^ The FAA has reportedly begun a more in-depth investigation of structural problems in a fraction of American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series jets.
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^ American Airlines will issue an initial release which is a ; confirming release.
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^ TWU releases details of proposed American Airlines contract .
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.January 2010" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Vignelli Associates designed the AA eagle logo in 1967. Vignelli attributes the introduction of his firm to American Airlines to Henry Dreyfuss, the legendary AA design consultant.^ The ; American Eagle product is not the same as the American Airlines ; product.
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^ American Airlines logo .
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^ Vignelli Associates designed the AA eagle logo in 1967.
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.The logo is still in use today.^ The logo is still in use today .
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By September 1970, American Airlines was offering its first long haul international flights from St. Louis to Honolulu and onto Sydney and Auckland via American Samoa and Nadi. Source 1Source 2
.A fictitious "American Airlines Space Freighter", the Valley Forge, was the setting for the 1971 science fiction movie Silent Running, starring Bruce Dern and directed by Douglas Trumbull.^ Program helps American Airlines reduce workers comp costs; Lifestyle and other data helps direct loss control efforts.
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^ The whole movie functioned as an advertising vehicle more than anything else, with multiple (and very obvious) paid appearances of the American Airlines and Hilton Hotels brands.
  • american airlines || Jaunted 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.jaunted.com [Source type: General]

^ He worked closely together with Donald Douglas, developing the DC-3, which American Airlines started to use in 1936.
  • American Airlines sets initial times for Chicago-Beijing flights, set to begin May 25 - Worldnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

.The freighter featured the then-new "AA" logo on the hull, along with the crew uniforms and several set pieces.^ The freighter featured the then-new "AA" logo on the hull , along with the crew uniforms and several set pieces .
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^ The Dallas Morning ; News confirms that AA stated, '118 passengers survive, along with five crew ; members'.
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^ The name was selected by AA's advertising agency, and is consistent with other American Airlines programs featuring "AA" in the name and logo.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On 30 March 1973 AA became the first major airline to employ a female pilot when Bonnie Tiburzi was hired to fly Boeing 727s.^ Major airlines forecast hiring approximately 2,300 pilots in '07.
  • Professional Pilot News: January 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC propilotnews.com [Source type: News]

^ On [[30 March ]] [[ 1973 ]] AA became the first major airline to employ a female pilot when Bonnie Tiburzi was hired to fly Boeing 727s .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As ; of March 2002, American Airlines employed 12,746 pilots.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.From 1971–1978 Beverly Lynn Burns worked as a stewardess for AA. She went on to become the first woman Boeing 747 airline captain when, on the afternoon of July 18, 1984, she commanded People Express flight #17 (aircraft 604) departing Newark International Airport at 3:30pm to Los Angeles International Airport.^ AA on First on a Boeing triple 7 rocks!
  • American Airlines - SOMA - San Francisco, CA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ I remember American Airlines first transcontinental flight of a Boeing 747 in 1970.

^ Flight from Los Angeles-Sydney was great.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

.In a prearranged effort, this honor was shared with another female People Express captain Lynn Rippelmeyer, who flew flight #2 from Newark to London Gatwick at 7:35pm that same day.^ People who were supposed to be on the previous day's flight (like me) as well as the people who were booked in for that day's flight were trying to book in.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Read the travel conditions between AA and the marketing airline (the airline who has placed its code and flight number on another ; airline's flight) and AA and the operating airline (the airline that is physically operating the flight) to determine which agreement ; applies.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ My partner, a short-tempered man, was rather rude to the airline worker who was in charge of getting us rebooked on the next day’s flight.
  • pandagon.net 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC pandagon.net [Source type: General]

[18]

Expansion in the 1980s and 1990s

.After moving headquarters to Fort Worth in 1979, American changed its routing to a hub-and-spoke system in 1981, opening its first hubs at DFW and Chicago O'Hare.^ American has applied for a route between Chicago O'Hare and Beijing.

^ American hubs in both Chicago and Dallas.
  • pandagon.net 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC pandagon.net [Source type: General]

^ Fort Worth's AMR Corporation says American Airlines lost 505 million dollars in the first quarter, blaming rising fuel prices and the down economy.
  • American Airlines | Company News & Executive Profiles | BNET 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Led by its new chairman and CEO, Robert Crandall, American began flights from these hubs to Europe and Japan in the mid-1980s.^ American began flights to Europe and [[Japan]] from these hubs in the mid-1980s.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Now, American Airlines has issued its new international security measures for all passengers on international flights to the U.S. New carry-on baggage policyFlights from Europe: Effective immediately, and until further notice, customers ...
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ American Flight AA5071 landed in Tortola at 4 pm and began boarding ten minutes later.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

.In the late 1980s, American opened three hubs for north-south traffic.^ In the late 1980s, American opened three new hubs for north-south traffic .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ An estimated 5,000 to 10,000 Italians fought in the American Civil War ; for both the North and the South.
  • Italian American Contributions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.niaf.org [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines was one of three carriers ([[Continental Airlines]] and [[Delta Air Lines]] being the other two) to sign an exclusive agreement with Boeing in the late 1990s.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.San Jose International Airport was added after American purchased AirCal.^ San Jose International Airport ]] was added as a hub after American purchased [[ Reno Air]].
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

^ So here we go, on the day of my wife's international flight, we get a call 3 1/2 hours before that her SFO flight has been CANCELLED and "can we make it to San Jose Int'l instead.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

.American also built a terminal and runway at Raleigh-Durham International Airport for the growing Research Triangle Park nearby and compete with USAir's hub in Charlotte.^ American also built a new terminal and runway at [[Raleigh-Durham International Airport]] to take advantage of the rapidly-growing [[Research Triangle Park]] nearby, as well as compete with USAir's hub in [[Charlotte/Douglas International Airport|Charlotte]].
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|Dallas/Fort Worth]] is the airline's largest hub , with AA operating over 84 percent of flights at the airport and traveling to more destinations than from any of its other hubs .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

Nashville was also a hub. .In 1988, American Airlines received its first Airbus A300B4-605R jets.^ American Airlines Airbus A300B4-605R .
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^ The airline received a 100% rating on the first Corporate Equality Index released by the [[Human Rights Campaign]] in 2002 and has maintained their rating in respect to policies on [[LGBT]] employees .
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^ The FAA has reportedly begun a more in-depth investigation of structural problems in a fraction of American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series jets.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

.Some of American Airlines' A300s were built in the early 90s.^ American Airlines also operates some A300s.

^ "American built an airline for professional travelers."
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^ American Airlines apparently has had some luck in protecting its trademarks in search engines, although it has taken a different tack than Carnival.
  • American Airlines | Tnooz 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.tnooz.com [Source type: News]

.In 1990, American Airlines bought the assets of TWA's operations at London Heathrow for $445 million, giving American a hub there.^ There is nothing American about this airline.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1990 , American Airlines bought the assets of TWA ' s operations at London Heathrow airport for $445 million, giving American a hub there .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Airline Affiliates: ♦ American Eagle : A wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, and operates flights using the AA flight prefix.
  • American Airlines cheap flights, airfares to Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia and Africa by TravelPapa 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelpapa.com [Source type: General]

.The US/UK Bermuda II treaty, in effect until open skies came into effect in April 2008, barred U.S. airlines from Heathrow with the sole exceptions of American and United Airlines.^ American Airlines and United Airlines are reported unclaimed.

^ Due to a US / British treaty Bermuda II adopted decades earlier, American is one of two airlines to serve Heathrow .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ US airlines are truly bad and I'm American.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

.Lower fuel prices and a favorable business climate led to higher than average profits in the 1990s.^ Lower fuel prices in the era and a favorable business climate at the time led to higher than average airline industry profits.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It depends not only on current sales volume but also on projections of what demand would be for the defendant's product at higher and lower prices.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Average total cost tests appear to be ruled out by forceful dicta in the Supreme Court's Brooke opinion that a price must be shown to be lower than some measure of 'incremental' cost."
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The industry's expansion was not lost on pilots who on February 17, 1997 went on strike for higher wages.^ The industry's expansion was not lost on the American Airlines pilots who on [[February 17]], [[1997]] struck for higher wages.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Condolences to the family and friends of the two pilots who were lost.
  • Professional Pilot News: January 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC propilotnews.com [Source type: News]

^ An argument I obviously lost with the ticket agent, who apparently missed customer service training day like every other professional in the airline industry.
  • American Airlines - Downtown - Boston, MA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

.President Bill Clinton invoked the Railway Labor Act citing economic impact to the United States, quashing the strike.^ President [[Bill Clinton]] invoked the [[ Railway Labor Act]] citing economic impact to the United States a few minutes later quashing the strike .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The current edition, cited earlier, explicitly states that "as a general proposition a meeting competition defense [should] be permitted in a Sherman Act predatory pricing case."
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Moreover, the evidence cited by the United States does not relate to any of the four core routes allegedly subject to American's "predation."
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[19] .Pilots settled for wages lower than their demands.^ Pilots settled for substantially lower wage increases than their demands as a result .
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^ US Airways would rather stifle demand with higher fares (and higher profits) than lower fares which stimulates demand but reduces yields, which is what Southwest tends to do.

^ US Airways; would rather stifle demand with higher fares (and higher profits) than; lower fares which stimulates demand but reduces yields, which is what; Southwest tends to do.

.The three new hubs were abandoned in the 1990s: some San Jose facilities were sold to Reno Air, and at Raleigh/Durham to Midway Airlines.^ The three new hubs were all abandoned in the 1990s : some San Jose facilities were sold to [[Reno Air ]], and likewise at Raleigh/Durham to [[Midway Airlines]].
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ San Jose International Airport ]] was added as a hub after American purchased [[ Reno Air]].
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^ American also built a new terminal and runway at [[Raleigh-Durham International Airport]] to take advantage of the rapidly-growing [[Research Triangle Park]] nearby, as well as compete with USAir's hub in [[Charlotte/Douglas International Airport|Charlotte]].
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Midway went out of business in 2001. American purchased Reno Air in February 1999 and integrated its operations on August 31, 1999, but did not resume hub operations in San Jose.^ American Airlines acquired Reno Air in ; February 1999 and Trans World Airlines (TWA) in April 2001.
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^ American purchased Reno Air in February 1999 and fully integrated its operations on [[31 August]] [[1999]], but did not resume hub operations in San Jose .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ San Jose International Airport ]] was added as a hub after American purchased [[ Reno Air]].
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.American discontinued most of Reno Air's routes, and sold most of the Reno Air aircraft, as they had with Air California 12 years earlier.^ American discontinued most of Reno Air's routes, and sold most of the Reno Air aircraft, much as they had done with [[Air California]] 12 years earlier.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The American transports more passengers between the USA and the Latin America (12.1 million 2004) that any other air line, and is also strong on the market transcontinental.
  • American Airlines Flights | AA Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.mynetbizz.com [Source type: News]

^ By 1945, American Airlines was offering air service overseas as well as its many routes across the USA. This company was quite solid financially and was considered successful by every normal business and aviation criteria for many years.
  • Another Message From Colleen Peace Over North Texas | Nuts About Southwest 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.blogsouthwest.com [Source type: Original source]

.The only remaining route from the Air California and Reno Air purchases is San Francisco to Los Angeles.^ I can only book flights to San Francisco??
  • American Airlines courts the ladies — Feministe 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.feministe.us [Source type: General]

^ The only remaining route from the [[Air California]] and Reno Air purchases is San Francisco to Los Angeles .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Customers traveling on American's Boeing 767-200 aircraft can access complete coast-to-coast coverage on nonstop flights between New York and San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles, and New York and Miami.
  • aircraft and american airlines Resources | BNET 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During this time, concern over airline bankruptcies and falling stock prices brought a warning from American's CEO Robert Crandall.^ American Airline SUCKS Big time!!!
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines sucks big time.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines, you've been warned.
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC joelcomm.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.joelcomm.com [Source type: General]

."I've never invested in any airline", Crandall said.^ I've never had airline staff be rude.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ I've never lost any luggages with any other airlines in my life, let alone being mistreated this badly.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ "I've never seen what the pictures looked like," he said.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

"I'm an airline manager. I don't invest in airlines. .And I always said to the employees of American, 'This is not an appropriate investment.^ American Airlines employees have earned $11.3 million "for achieving customer satisfaction goals in first quarter 2010," the carrier said Thursday.

^ The 74,000 employees will get their money Friday, American said.

^ For more information, see: ; Appropriate Use of Business Travel ; Other Airline Employee Travel on American Airlines or American Eagle ; Return to previous page .
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.It's a great place to work and it's a great company that does important work.^ This place was once a great place to work , now AA at DFW looks more like a ghetto in Haiti.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

But airlines are not an investment.'" .Crandall noted that since airline deregulation of the 1970s, 150 airlines had gone out of business.^ Are we to assume all have since gone out of business?
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Now though, it’s trying to get out of that agreement so it can join two European airlines in a business venture.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ Evan Weber is a National Business Development Manager for Cheapflights and brings users the ins-and-outs of airline industry news.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

."A lot of people came into the airline business.^ Unfortunately in a consumer driven economy, people still pay and use the bad airlines which keeps them in business!
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Posted By Anonymous: May 23, 2008 12:45 pm ; ; ; ; ; ; The airline executives are bad business people.

^ Are the airline seatbacks stressed to handle a 500+ pound passenger in heavy turbulence or will he plop into the lap of the people behind him?
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Most of them promptly exited, minus their money", he said.[citation needed]
.Miami became a hub after American bought Central and South American routes from Eastern Air Lines in 1990 (inherited from Braniff International Airways but originated by Panagra).^ Pan American-Grace Airways (Panagra) (1928 - 67, to Braniff International Airways) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ The idea for The 747SP came from a joint request between Pan American World Airways and Iran Air who were looking for a high capacity airliner with enough range to cover Pan Am's New York-Middle Eastern routes and Iran Air's planned Tehran-New York route.

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

.Through the 1990s, American expanded its network in Latin America to become the dominant U.S. carrier in the region.^ Latin America and the Caribbean regional office .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ Through the 1990s, American expanded its route network in Latin America to become the dominant U.S. carrier in the region .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The American transports more passengers between the USA and the Latin America (12.1 million 2004) that any other air line, and is also strong on the market transcontinental.
  • American Airlines Flights | AA Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.mynetbizz.com [Source type: News]

.On October 15, 1998 American Airlines became the first airline to offer electronic ticketing in the 44 countries it serves.^ American Airlines charges $15 for first checked bag .
  • Unbelievable! American Airlines charges $15 for first checked bag 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ On [[15 October]] [[1998]] American Airlines became the first airline to offer electronic ticketing in all 44 countries it serves .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines said at 4:15 p.m.

.In 1999 American Airlines, together with British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Canadian Airlines and Qantas Airways, founded the global airline alliance Oneworld.^ Cathay Pacific and Qantas are much better.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Recently went around the world with Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, British Airways, Icelandair, American Airlines and Aer Lingus.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Best Airline Cathay pacific.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

TWA merger, 9/11, to the present

Robert Crandall left in 1998 and was replaced by Donald J. Carty, who negotiated the purchase of the near bankrupt Trans World Airlines (it would file for its 3rd bankruptcy as part of the purchase agreement)[20][21][22] and its hub in St. Louis in April 2001.
.The merger of seniority lists remains contentious for pilots; the groups were represented by different unions.^ The merger of seniority lists remains a contentious issue , particularly for pilots - the groups were represented by different unions at their respective airlines.
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^ Staff working for British Airways are represented by a number of trade unions which include BALPA , who represent pilots and Unite the Union for other employees.
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ And another merger would only further complicate the labor troubles that have hampered US Airways recently, particularly with its pilots union having trouble integrating seniority between old US Airways pilots and former America West pilots.

.In the merger, 60 percent of former TWA pilots moved to the bottom of the seniority list at AA. Many were furloughed, and most remain on furlough.^ In the final merger , 60 percent of former TWA pilots were moved to the bottom of the seniority list at AA .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The merger of seniority lists remains a contentious issue , particularly for pilots - the groups were represented by different unions at their respective airlines.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For cabin crews , all former TWA flight attendants ( approximately 4,200 employees ) were furloughed by mid-2003 due to the AA flight attendants ' union putting TWA flight attendants at the bottom of their seniority list .
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.The senior TWA captains were integrated at the same seniority level as AA captains hired years later.^ The most senior TWA captain, hired in 1963, was integrated at the same seniority level as an AA captain hired in 1985 .
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^ AA and ; American Eagle employees are eligible for D3 travel after two (2) years of company seniority.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ In the final merger , 60 percent of former TWA pilots were moved to the bottom of the seniority list at AA .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.October 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] All TWA captains and first officers hired in March 1989 and later were appended to the seniority list junior to American Airlines first officers hired in June 2001. The senior TWA pilots were able to stay in Captains seats at a higher pay rate with American and were working for a solvent company.^ The first was on June 7, 2009 and I resent it on July 7, 2009.
  • ; ; Smashed guitar, YouTube song — United is listening now - Travel - LATimes.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC travel.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ (The first officer was the ; flying pilot, and the captain was the nonflying pilot.
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^ "American Airlines partial passenger lists" .
  • American Airlines Flight 11 Passengers - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC 911myths.com [Source type: General]

.The junior TWA pilots were mostly furloughed.^ FLIGHTLINE Spring 2003 ; Contractual Benefits ; for Furloughed Pilots ; Furlough Pay - Based on completed ; years of service (LOS - length of service, is ; combined time at AA/TWA).
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On the AA side the Captains were mostly unaffected except that AMR inherited TWA debt which decreased the solvency of their parent company.^ By May 1982, "stockholders approved a plan for reorganization and a new ; holding company was formed, AMR Corporation, which became the parent ; company of American Airlines, Inc" (www.aa.com).
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So Wall Street is already speculating that American's parent company, AMR Corp., may be looking to team up with another carrier to regain its No.

^ The most senior TWA captain, hired in 1963, was integrated at the same seniority level as an AA captain hired in 1985 .
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.The AA First Officers saw hundreds of TWA captains maintain their captain seats even as the company downsized after the 9/11 attacks and subsequent financial crisises.^ This is even on the First Class seating.
  • American Airlines - Downtown - Boston, MA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ Tuesday, he saw an attack first hand.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

^ At 1307:48, ; after receiving clearance to taxi, the captain stated to the first officer, "when you're ; ready…checklist.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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The extensive furloughs of former TWA pilots in the wake of the 9/11 attacks disproportionately affected St. Louis and resulted in a significant influx of American Airlines pilots into the this base. .For cabin crews, all former TWA flight attendants (approximately 4,200) were furloughed by mid-2003 due to the AA flight attendants' union putting TWA flight attendants at the bottom of their seniority list.^ AA ; flight crew ; in a DC6.
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^ For cabin crews , all former TWA flight attendants ( approximately 4,200 employees ) were furloughed by mid-2003 due to the AA flight attendants ' union putting TWA flight attendants at the bottom of their seniority list .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the final merger , 60 percent of former TWA pilots were moved to the bottom of the seniority list at AA .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.American Airlines began losing money in the wake of the TWA merger and the September 11, 2001 attacks (in which two of its planes were involved).^ American Airlines Flight 11 ".

^ September 11, 2001: American Airlines Thinks Flight 77 Hit the WTC .
  • Complete 911 Timeline: American Airlines Flight 77 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines Flight 11 Passengers .
  • American Airlines Flight 11 Passengers - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC 911myths.com [Source type: General]

.Carty negotiated wage and benefit agreements with the unions but resigned after union leaders discovered he was planning to award executive compensation packages at the same time.^ Carty negotiated new wage and benefit agreements with the airline's labor unions , but was forced to resign after union leaders discovered that Carty was planning to award handsome executive compensation packages at the same time .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ VOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF ; DEFINED BENEFIT PLANS ; Assuming it did not violate the ; collective bargaining agreement, a ; termination of the Northwest Pension ; Plan would either be a "standard" ; termination or a "distress" termination.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At the same time, Bethune and Brenneman were replacing ; dozens of executives and managers.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

This undermined AA's attempts to increase trust with its workforce and to increase its productivity.[23] The St. Louis hub was also downsized.
.In 2002, the airline received a 100% rating on the first Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights Campaign in 2002 and has maintained their rating in respect to policies on employees.^ The airline received a 100% rating on the first Corporate Equality Index released by the [[Human Rights Campaign]] in 2002 and has maintained their rating in respect to policies on [[LGBT]] employees .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Half of post-9/11 ; job losses are aviation and travel-related ; (over 100,000 lost jobs among airline ; employees alone).
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Home » TRIP Book » Travel Policies » Overview of Travel Policies ; Overview of Travel Policies (AAI10335) ; American Airlines ; Employee travel is a privilege with certain responsibilities.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

[citation needed]
.AA has undergone additional cost-cutting, including rolling back its "More Room Throughout Coach" program (which eliminated several rows of seats on certain aircraft), ending three-class service on many international flights, and standardizing its fleet at each hub (see below).^ Carty's wake, American has undergone additional cost-cutting measures, including rolling back its "More Room Throughout Coach" program (which eliminated several seats on certain aircraft types), ending three-class service on many international flights, and standardizing its fleet at each hub ( see below).
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This also applies to travel in coach class on flights offering ; International Flagship Service.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Let's see more seat room, both to the side and in front.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, the airline also expanded into new markets, including Ireland, India and mainland China.^ However , the airline has rebounded and expanded its service into new markets , including [[ Republic of Ireland .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The government notes that New York, including LGA, JFK, and EWR, was served by nine LCCs with 9.7% market share, as of the third quarter of 2000.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ However, what might be better than a cash infusion, is instead a fuel subsidy that helps limit the exposure airlines have to volatile oil market prices.

On July 20, 2005, American announced a quarterly profit for the first time in 17 quarters; the airline earned $58 million in the second quarter of 2005.
.AA was a strong backer of the Wright Amendment, which regulated commercial airline operations at Love Field in Dallas.^ Dallas Love Field has 15 cancellations total for Southwest Airlines.

^ It had previously lobbied for the preservation of the [[Wright Amendment]], which regulates commercial airline operations at [[ Dallas Love Field .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On [[June 15]], [[2006]], American reached an agreement with [[Southwest Airlines]] and the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth to seek repeal of the Wright Amendment on the conditions that Love Field remain a domestic airport and that its gate capacity be limited .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On June 15, 2006, American agreed with Southwest Airlines and the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth to seek repeal of the Wright Amendment on condition that Love Field remained a domestic airport and its gate capacity be limited.^ Dallas Love Field has 15 cancellations total for Southwest Airlines.

^ On [[June 15]], [[2006]], American reached an agreement with [[Southwest Airlines]] and the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth to seek repeal of the Wright Amendment on the conditions that Love Field remain a domestic airport and that its gate capacity be limited .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I agree American Airlines sucks!
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

[24]
.On July 2, 2008, American announced furloughs of up to 950 flight attendants, via Texas' Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act system.^ For those flight attendants who didn't show up because of your personal doubts and lame excuses, you should be ashamed.
  • American Airlines flight attendants rally for a contract | AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC aviationblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ The American Airlines ; representative states that the flight crew must determine if and when an evacuation should begin ; and that flight attendants have the authority to begin an evacuation if faced with life-threatening ; circumstances.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Flight attendant Betty Ong to the American Airlines emergency line.

[25] .This furlough is in addition to the furlough of 20 MD-80 aircraft.^ The allowable CG range from the MD-80 ; Approved Aircraft Flight Manual at 118,050 pounds is -0.8 percent to 33.4 ; percent.
  • Collision with Trees on Final Approach American Airlines Flight 1572 McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N566AA East Granby, Connecticut November 12, 1995 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ All small-body aircraft such as the MD-80 and 737-800 are flown to LaGuardia.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If the test is successful, these units may be introduced on other MD-80 flights, since these aircraft lack wired in-flight entertainment systems .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[26] .American's hub at San Juan, Puerto Rico's Luiz Muñoz Marin International Airport, will be truncated from 38 to 18 daily inbound flights, but the carrier will retain service in a diminished capacity.^ Categories: Airports , American Airlines , International service and routes .

^ San Jose International Airport ]] was added as a hub after American purchased [[ Reno Air]].
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Louis International Airport, the air carrier is eliminating direct service to 30 airports, and cutting daily departures by more than half -- from 82 to 36.
  • Public Insight Network - KETC and the St. Louis Beacon 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.publicradio.org [Source type: General]

[27]
Boeing 767-300ER taking off
.On August 13, 2008, the Kansas City Star reported that American would move some overhaul work from its Kansas City, Missouri base.^ American went into those cities and made a big deal out of the prosperity they would bring to the airports in those locales.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Based on data from DFW-Kansas City and DFW-Colorado Springs, American found that there was "market stimulation as AA responds with increased capacity and pricing reductions.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I would drive a bus before I would ever work for an American airline.
  • Breitbart.tv » American Airlines Cancels Flight Due to Hostile Passengers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.breitbart.tv [Source type: General]

.Repairs on Boeing 757s will be made in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and some 767 maintenance will move there as well; one, possibly two, Boeing 767 repair lines will be retained at Kansas City International Airport.^ I never assume there'll be free food, tv, dancing girls yadda yada, I'm on a plane to get from A to B. Possibly via D and P as well, but hey, as long as I get there.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ American went into those cities and made a big deal out of the prosperity they would bring to the airports in those locales.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Based on data from DFW-Kansas City and DFW-Colorado Springs, American found that there was "market stimulation as AA responds with increased capacity and pricing reductions.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The narrow-body repair hangar will be shut. .The city's aviation department offered to upgrade repair facilities on condition that the airline maintain at least 700 jobs.^ American Airlines is offering discounted fares to dozens of cities in the U.S. when you book by Sept.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ Mayerowitz reports that both the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration have sharply increased the number of fines and penalties imposed against airlines since 2009.
  • ; Today in the Sky - USATODAY.com; 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

^ American Airlines is offering fares starting at $44 each way to cities like Las Vegas, Miami and Chicago.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

[28]
.On June 26, 2009, rumors of a merger with US Airways resurfaced to much speculation within the online aviation community.^ June 26, 2009 .
  • Docket Search: "american airlines inc" - Justia Federal District Court Filings and Dockets 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC dockets.justia.com [Source type: Original source]

^ While away from the gate, US Airways’ flight crews communicate frequently with customers onboard the airplane.

^ "As such, the MEC remains totally committed and one hundred percent focused on one thing -- the death of the US Airways' merger attempt," he added.
  • Professional Pilot News: January 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC propilotnews.com [Source type: News]

[29]
.In August 2009, American was placed under credit watch, along with United Airlines and US Airways.^ Allegheny Airlines (became US Airways) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ US Airways and United have real overlap.

^ Q: What is the american airline promotion code 2009?
  • American Airlines Arena Tickets 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.ticketluck.com [Source type: General]

.October 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] All Airbus A300 jets were retired by the end of August and are currently stored in Roswell, New Mexico .^ Post by Andrea Mooney on Thursday 29 October, 2009 in Travel News .
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 .
  • Community Mobilization: American Airlines has Bad, Horrible. Terrible, Horrific Customer Service 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC como.typepad.com [Source type: General]

^ Assigning the all-cargo carriers the exclusive role of performing blocked-space service will, we believe, provide them with a needed source of financial strengthening.
  • United States District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Reports - AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. v. CIVIL AERON. BOARD, 359 F.2d 624 (D.C. Cir. 1966) 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.loislaw.com [Source type: Original source]

[30]
.On October 28, 2009, American notified its employees that it would close its Kansas City maintenance base in September 2010, and would also close or make cutbacks at five smaller maintenance stations, resulting in the loss of up to 700 jobs.^ October 28, 2009 .
  • Docket Search: "american airlines inc" - Justia Federal District Court Filings and Dockets 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC dockets.justia.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Docket Search: "american airlines, inc." - Justia Federal District Court Filings and Dockets 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC dockets.justia.com [Source type: Original source]

^ American Airlines announced today that it would close its maintenance base at Kansas City International Airport in Missouri in September 2010.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ American went into those cities and made a big deal out of the prosperity they would bring to the airports in those locales.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

[11]

MD-80 maintenance controversies and consequences

.American Airlines has had repeated run-ins with the FAA regarding maintenance of its MD-80 fleet; the costs associated with operating these jets has affected American's bottom line.^ The vice president for maintenance is responsible for the maintenance of American ; Airlines' fleet of airplanes.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ AAtan runs american airlines.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines had huge, long lines.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

.American Airlines canceled 1,000 flights to inspect wire bundles over three days in April 2008 to make sure they complied with government safety regulations.^ American Airlines Flight 11 ".

^ American Airlines flights .

^ American Airlines assigns a dispatcher to each of its flights.

[31] .This caused significant inconvenience to passengers and financial problems for the airline.^ As the airline with the largest scope of operations at DFW, American has significant advantages over other competitors or potential competitors in DFW routes in attracting passengers and charging higher prices.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I sat back and watched ignorant passengers all those years I worked for an American airline and I guess I was part of the problem.
  • Breitbart.tv » American Airlines Cancels Flight Due to Hostile Passengers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.breitbart.tv [Source type: General]

^ This would force the airlines to consider the inconvenience of bumping into the compensation offered when seeking volunteers – it also gives them a financial incentive to improve the overbooking software.
  • Bumping games: how American redefined ‘denied boarding’ 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

.American has begun the process of replacing its older MD-80 jets with Boeing 737s.^ The FAA has reportedly begun a more in-depth investigation of structural problems in a fraction of American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series jets.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ At the time of the accident, American Airlines operated a ; fleet of more than 600 airplanes, consisting of Airbus 300s; Boeing 737s, 757s, 767s, 777s; and ; McDonnell Douglas MD-80s.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "The new 737-800 burns about 35 percent less fuel per seat-mile than the MD-80 it is replacing, an average savings of 800,000 gallons of fuel per aircraft per year," American said.
  • Boeing can count on American Airlines orders through 2011 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blog.seattlepi.com [Source type: General]

.The newer MD-80s will continue to serve until the next generation Boeing narrowbody aircraft (Boeing Y1) is available.^ American will start phasing out some of its older MD - 80s when its next order of 737-800s is delivered sometime in 2009 .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Boeing to move up Boeing 737's next generation?
  • American Airlines flight attendants rally for a contract | AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC aviationblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]
  • AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC aviationblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ Western Pacific's general strategy was to redeploy aircraft to commence service on new routes, due to inadequate aircraft availability and to make more money.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In September 2009, the Associated Press and The Wall Street Journal reported that American was accused of hiding repeated maintenance lapses on at least 16 MD-80s from the FAA. Repair issues included such items as faulty emergency slides, improper engine coatings, incorrectly drilled holes and other examples of shoddy workmanship.^ Associated Press , September 11 2001 .
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

^ One potential partner could be T-Mobile International AG, the wireless subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG, according to a report published on the Web site of The Wall Street Journal , which cited industry sources familiar with the negotiations.
  • American Airlines to test in-flight Wi-Fi 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.computerworld.com [Source type: News]

^ The FAA has reportedly begun a more in-depth investigation of structural problems in a fraction of American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series jets.
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

.The most serious alleged lapse is a failure to repair cracks to pressure bulkheads; the rupture of a bulkhead could lead to cabin depressurization.^ An ; example might be in the form ofamechanicnot properly repairing apart on ; some type of machinery that could lead to an accident.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is also alleged that the airline retired one airplane in order to hide it from FAA inspectors; the airline countered that FAA inspectors always have full access to any airplane, retired or not.^ Each airplane ; disaster had a significant impact on how AA handled the crisis, and each one ; was a learning experience for the airline industry as a whole.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1988, American Airlines became the first A300-600 customer in the United States, ordering ; 25airplanes initially and then another 10 airplanes.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When we went to the service counter to see if in fact it is too late for the flight and if there are any later partner airline flights we can go on, no hello, no i'm sorry, just "so, one bed then".
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

[32][33]
.In May 2008, a month after mass grounding of aircraft, American announced capacity cuts and fees to increase revenue and help cover high fuel prices.^ American lost money on the capacity increase.
  • Brief for Appellant United States of America : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and American Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And for each target route, the incremental costs of American's added capacity -- whichever variable cost measure was used -- exceeded its incremental revenues.
  • Brief for Appellant United States of America : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and American Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It was American's conduct after this capacity increase that was challenged as predatory.
  • Brief for Appellant United States of America : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and American Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The airline increased fees such as a $15 charge for the first checked bag and $25 for the second, as well as a $150 change fee for domestic reservations.^ American Airlines to charge $15 for checking a bag - This Just In - Budget Travel Advertisements .
  • American Airlines to charge $15 for checking a bag - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines raises checked bags fee .
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines | Travel News from Cheapflights.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC news.cheapflights.com [Source type: General]

^ I would even understand charging for the second bag; but the FIRST???
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

.American's regional airline, American Eagle Airlines, will retire 35 to 40 regional jets as well as its Saab turboprop fleet.^ The ; American Eagle product is not the same as the American Airlines ; product.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines' fleet .
  • Profile on American Airlines | Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.centreforaviation.com [Source type: News]

^ American Airlines is well rotten from the inside.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

Potential negotiations with Japan Airlines

.On September 12, 2009, American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corporation announced that they were looking into buying some of the financially struggling Japan Airlines.^ American Airlines is owned by the AMR Corporation and is ; headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ AMR and American Airlines does suck!
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Posted at 12:24 PM in American Airlines , AMR , Travel .

[34] .AMR is not the only company planning to buy a stake in the airline: rival Delta Air Lines is also looking into investing in the troubled airline, along with Delta's partner Air France-KLM.^ Northeast Airlines (1940 - 72,to Delta Air Lines) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ Western Airlines (1925 - 87, to Delta Air Lines) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ Delta ups the stakes in the battle for Japan Airlines .
  • American Airlines flight attendants rally for a contract | AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC aviationblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.Both Delta and AF-KLM are part of SkyTeam, Oneworld's alliance rival.^ Pity they are part of the OneWorld Alliance...
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Delta noted that its SkyTeam alliance "is the only global network without the ability to compete at Haneda" because the oneworld and Star alliances have Japanese partners that currently dominate Haneda.
  • Delta pitches flights from Seattle to Tokyo's Haneda airport 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blog.seattlepi.com [Source type: News]

^ It is part of the network of frequent flyer programmes in the Oneworld alliance.
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

[35] Japan Airlines called off negotiations of the possible deal with all airlines on October 5, 2009.
.On October 21, 2009, Gerard Arpey, the CEO of American Airlines, said the airline and its Oneworld Alliance of global airlines remains committed to a partnership with Japan Airlines, as long as the carrier remains a major international carrier.^ Wednesday, January 21, 2009 American Airlines # 2110 .
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines said at 4:15 p.m.

^ American Airlines had huge, long lines.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

[36]
.On November 18, 2009, Delta, with help from TPG, made a bid of $1 billion for JAL to partner with them.^ Kimberly November 18, 2009 at 3:41 pm I had a problem once.
  • Passenger charged an extra $2,600 after airline delay makes her miss flight 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ Dec-09 4:45 PM) American and oneworld offers USD1.1 billion in Japan Airlines bid; Delta seeks another partner .
  • Profile on American Airlines | Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.centreforaviation.com [Source type: News]

^ Feb-10 12:09 PM) Premium Decision on US airline partner for JAL to be made this month: ETIC .
  • Profile on American Airlines | Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.centreforaviation.com [Source type: News]

.Two days later, reports came from Japan that AA and TPG had teamed up and made a $1.5 billion cash offer to JAL, which they might consider doing.^ It is google who bear responsibility, as they put the two words together, and the fact that they did this at the behest of a third party is irrelevant, particularly considering that they made financial gain from doing it.
  • American Airlines sues Google - The Explosm Fora 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC forums.explosm.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On the AA page, they offer nearly every country in the world a local phone number.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ When he made the team, Bulova sent him a letter that they were making a limited edition watch for the players and that his parents could buy it for him for a reduced price.
  • Win an iPod Nano with AAdvantage eShoppingSM and Busy Mom (Busy Mom Reviews) 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.busymom.net [Source type: General]

[37]
.On February 9, 2010, Japan Airlines officially annouced that it will strengthen its relationship with American Airlines and Oneworld.^ It code-shares with every one of its oneworld partners, including all three of the alliance's newest members Japan Airlines, Malév Hungarian Airlines and Royal Jordanian Airlines.
  • American Airlines cheap flights, airfares to Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia and Africa by TravelPapa 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelpapa.com [Source type: General]

^ "The new service will strengthen our relationship with our Oneworld partner, Japan Airlines, which has extensive operations at Haneda."

^ Overview == As of February 2007 , American serves 260 cities ( excluding codeshares with partner airlines ) with a fleet of 670 aircraft.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[38]
.Next, in February 2010, the USDOT granted AA preliminary antitrust immunity to allow the airline to work with British Airways, Iberia Airlines, Finnair and Royal Jordanian Airlines on transatlantic routes.^ It is applying also for anti-trust immunity with British Airways, Iberia and Royal Jordanian.
  • American Airlines cheap flights, airfares to Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia and Africa by TravelPapa 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelpapa.com [Source type: General]

^ Codeshare Partners: American has anti-trust immunity with Finnair and LAN Airlines and its LAN Peru regional affiliate, and a wide-ranging commercial agreement with Qantas.
  • American Airlines cheap flights, airfares to Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia and Africa by TravelPapa 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelpapa.com [Source type: General]

^ It code-shares with every one of its oneworld partners, including all three of the alliance's newest members Japan Airlines, Malév Hungarian Airlines and Royal Jordanian Airlines.
  • American Airlines cheap flights, airfares to Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia and Africa by TravelPapa 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelpapa.com [Source type: General]

[39]

Slogans

.
  • Current - "We know why you fly."
  • AA/TWA merger - "Two great airlines, one great future."
  • 2001 (post-9/11) - "We are an airline that is proud to bear the name American."
  • Mid 1990s - "Based Here.^ American Airlines Flight 11 ".

    ^ I will tell you that I will never fly American Airlines again.
    • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ American Airlines Flight 11 Passengers .
    • American Airlines Flight 11 Passengers - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC 911myths.com [Source type: General]

    .Best Here."
  • Late 1980s - "No other Airline gives you more of America, than American."
  • Mid 1980s-mid 1990s - "Something special in the air."^ If an AMerican Airline pilot approaches you, run the other way.
    • Community Mobilization: American Airlines has Bad, Horrible. Terrible, Horrific Customer Service 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC como.typepad.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Other than that no bad experience.
    • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ Q: Do you have the american airline tiket?
    • American Airlines Center Tickets 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ticketluck.com [Source type: General]

    (Variant used for website: "Something special online.", Spanish variant: "Todo es especial, tu eres especial.")
  • 1982-late 1980s - "En American, tenemos lo que tu buscas." (Spanish slogan, translated loosely to "At American, we've got what you're looking for").
  • 1980s-1988- "The On-Time Machine."
  • 1970s-1980s - "We're American Airlines, doing what we do best."
  • Early 1970s - "It's good to know you're on American Airlines."
  • 1967–1969 - "Fly the American Way."
  • 1964–1967 - "American built an airline for professional travelers."
  • 1950s-early 1960s - "America's Leading Airline."

Destinations

.
American Airlines destinations.
^ If they are the only airlines servicing my destination, I will either drive, boat, walk or swim before considering American Airlines.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ She announced the crowd in line that American Airlines was aware of the situation, and making adjustments for all connecting flights to ensure we would reach our final destinations.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines destinations }} American Airlines serves destinations on five continents.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

     USA      American Airlines destinations
AA aircraft at Concourse D, Miami International Airport
.American Airlines serves four continents.^ American Airlines destinations }} American Airlines serves destinations on five continents.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Overview == As of February 2007 , American serves 260 cities ( excluding codeshares with partner airlines ) with a fleet of 670 aircraft.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Minimum Revenue Guarantee is a contract by which American Airlines serves cities that are a profitability risk.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth and Miami serve as gateways to the Americas, while American's Chicago hub has become the airline's primary gateway to Europe and Asia.^ Among the flights are the Frankfurt-Dallas/Fort Worth flight.

^ Hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami and New York (JFK) serve as major gateways to the Americas , while American's Chicago hub has become the airline's primary gateway to Europe and Asia.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On [[June 15]], [[2006]], American reached an agreement with [[Southwest Airlines]] and the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth to seek repeal of the Wright Amendment on the conditions that Love Field remain a domestic airport and that its gate capacity be limited .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.New York Kennedy (JFK) is a primary gateway for both the Americas and Europe, while New York La Guardia (LGA) is a focus city.^ Hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami and New York (JFK) serve as major gateways to the Americas , while American's Chicago hub has become the airline's primary gateway to Europe and Asia.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Steve Eiden Steve Eiden, a truck driver, had picked up his cargo that Tuesday morning in Williamsburg, Va., and was en route to New York City and witnessed the aftermath.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

^ December 24, 1963 - New York's Idlewild Airport ; renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport in honor of  ; assassinated President John F. Kennedy.
  • Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.kipnotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Lambert-St. .Louis International Airport has served as a regional as well for several years.^ Louis International Airport, St. Louis, Missouri, on ; September 28, 2007.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, more than four years later, still suffers from Independence Air's collapse in 2006.
  • ; Today in the Sky - USATODAY.com; 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

^ Any regional/international service, as well as many of its lower-yielding domestic routes could be cut.

.However, the airline's 2009 restructuring will lead to the airport being removed as a hub in the summer of 2010.[40] American serves the second largest number of international destinations, second to Continental Airlines.^ Its second hub is London Gatwick Airport .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ Q: What is the american airline promotion code 2009?
  • American Airlines Arena Tickets 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.ticketluck.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines destinations }} American Airlines serves destinations on five continents.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.American is the only U.S. airline with scheduled flights to Anguilla, Bolivia, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Uruguay.^ American Airlines Flight 11 ".

^ American Airlines flights .

^ American Airlines assigns a dispatcher to each of its flights.

[citation needed]
.American has begun to expand in Asia, with mixed success.^ Boeing 737-800]] at [[ Cibao International Airport]] in [[Santiago de los Caballeros|Santiago, DR ]]]] In recent years, American has begun to expand its network in Asia , albeit with mixed success .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In 2005, American re-introduced a non-stop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Osaka-Kansai, which has since been discontinued.^ In 2005, American re-introduced a non-stop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to [[Osaka ]], which had been discontinued after the [[September 11 ]] terrorist attacks , but this service was discontinued a year later.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Among the flights are the Frankfurt-Dallas/Fort Worth flight.

^ I fly American out of Omaha because it is non stop to Dallas.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

.American also launched non-stop service from Chicago to Nagoya-Centrair, but that too ended within a year.^ American also launched non-stop service from Chicago to Nagoya, but that too ended within a year.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American nails down slots for Chicago-Beijing service .

^ Monday was the date that American Airlines was supposed to launch its new service from Chicago to Beijing.

.Also in 2005, American launched service from Chicago to Delhi.^ American nails down slots for Chicago-Beijing service .

^ Monday was the date that American Airlines was supposed to launch its new service from Chicago to Beijing.

^ I have actually flown a 14 hour non-stop flight from New Delhi to Chicago with a seat that didn't recline AT ALL. So - FU American!
  • American Airlines - Downtown - Boston, MA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

[41] .In April 2006, American began service from Chicago to Shanghai, also profitably.^ In April 2006, American began service from Chicago to [[ Shanghai ]], which has also proven to be profitable for the company.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ April 3, 1925 ; - First sign of ; commercial interest - Henry Ford opened private air freight service ; between Detroit, Chicago.
  • Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.kipnotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American nails down slots for Chicago-Beijing service .

.However, in October 2006, American ceased its San Jose, California to Tokyo-Narita service, leaving LAX as American's sole international gateways on the West Coast.^ However , in October 2006 , American ceased its San Jose, CA to Tokyo/Narita service, leaving LAX as American's sole international gateway on the West Coast .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

^ So here we go, on the day of my wife's international flight, we get a call 3 1/2 hours before that her SFO flight has been CANCELLED and "can we make it to San Jose Int'l instead.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

.American planned flights between Dallas/Fort Worth and Beijing via Chicago-O'Hare (on Westbound only) in 2007 but lost its bid to United Airlines' Dulles to Beijing route.^ American Airlines Flight 11 ".

^ United Airlines: Smelt smoke on the flight.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ American has applied for a route between Chicago O'Hare and Beijing.

.AA was granted permission in September 2007 to start a Chicago-Beijing route in a new set of China routes in 2009,[42] that was originally planned to begin service on April 4, 2010.[43] American Airlines then delayed the launched for the Beijing flight to May 1, 2010 due to rising fuel prices and economy.^ American nails down slots for Chicago-Beijing service .

^ Monday was the date that American Airlines was supposed to launch its new service from Chicago to Beijing.

^ American Airlines does have shocking service.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

[44] .After numerous delays, the airline finally announced that it will launch flights to the Chinese capital on April 26, 2010[45].^ Delays with American Airlines on OVRSIG on return flight April 5th.
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC joelcomm.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.joelcomm.com [Source type: General]

^ American intended to launch its first flight on Monday, April 26.

^ April 26, 2010 .

.On February 16, 2010, American have applied to the US Department of Transportation to begin nonstop service to Tokyo's Haneda Airport.^ The Department of Transportation said it proposes awarding American Airlines one of four routes to Tokyo's downtown Haneda Airport.

^ Once American substituted five jet flights for four turboprop flights on DFW-ICT, its total nonstop daily service was ten flights.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

.If approved, American plans to begin service to Tokyo-Haneda beginning October 1, 2010 from New York-JFK and Los Angeles with Boeing 777-200ER aircraft.^ DOT proposes American Airlines to get New York-Haneda route .

^ SunJet wanted to serve the Los Angeles market from its service cities (EWR and PIE) on the east coast.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On September 11, 1996, American decided to respond to Vanguard's route restructure by accelerating the dates of its planned addition of capacity in DFW-Phoenix from November to October 1, 1996.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[46]

Fleet

.As of October 2009, the American Airlines fleet consists of 603 aircraft.^ Q: What is the american airline promotion code 2009?
  • American Airlines Arena Tickets 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.ticketluck.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines' fleet .
  • Profile on American Airlines | Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.centreforaviation.com [Source type: News]

^ At the time of the accident, American Airlines operated a ; fleet of more than 600 airplanes, consisting of Airbus 300s; Boeing 737s, 757s, 767s, 777s; and ; McDonnell Douglas MD-80s.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[47]
.In August 2007 the airline announced it would offer Wi-fi internet services on Boeing 767-200ER flights across the United States.^ United Airlines: Smelt smoke on the flight.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Singapore Airlines , August 16, 2007.

^ The American Airlines ; representative states that the flight crew must determine if and when an evacuation should begin ; and that flight attendants have the authority to begin an evacuation if faced with life-threatening ; circumstances.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[48] .On August 20, 2008, American Airlines became the first to offer full inflight internet service.^ American Airlines does have shocking service.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ That fact notwithstanding, the poor service offered by American Airlines is inexcusable.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ On [[30 March ]] [[ 1973 ]] AA became the first major airline to employ a female pilot when Bonnie Tiburzi was hired to fly Boeing 727s .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[49]
.In October 2008, American announced plans to order the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.^ The same deal includes the right to purchase [[Boeing 787]] aircraft, although there are no details on size and schedule of potential orders.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On September 11, 1996, American decided to respond to Vanguard's route restructure by accelerating the dates of its planned addition of capacity in DFW-Phoenix from November to October 1, 1996.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American reveals plan to buy 787s as it revises 737 order .
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[50]
.American is the largest operator of the McDonnell Douglas MD-80, with some 265 of the type.^ American Airlines also operates some A300s.

^ At the time of the accident, American Airlines operated a ; fleet of more than 600 airplanes, consisting of Airbus 300s; Boeing 737s, 757s, 767s, 777s; and ; McDonnell Douglas MD-80s.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines consists of the following flight aircraft types : Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR72, Boeing 757-200, Embraer RJ135/RJ145, Airbus A300 (All Series), Boeing 767-200/200ER, Embraer RJ145, Airbus A300 600/600C, Boeing 767-300/300ER, McDonnell Douglas (MD-80 Series), Airbus A319, Boeing 777, Saab SF 340, Boeing 737-800 and Embraer RJ135.
  • American Airlines Flights | AA Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.mynetbizz.com [Source type: News]

.As part of its fleet renewal plan, American is replacing one fourth of its MD-80s with the Boeing 737-800, which offers a 35 percent increase per-seat mileage.^ At the time of the accident, American Airlines operated a ; fleet of more than 600 airplanes, consisting of Airbus 300s; Boeing 737s, 757s, 767s, 777s; and ; McDonnell Douglas MD-80s.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Short selling increases 40 percent over the previous month for these two airlines, compared to an 11 percent increase for other big airlines and one percent for the exchange overall.

^ American knew that as it increased the number of its seats available at the LCC fare it would " [Redacted] ."
  • Brief for Appellant United States of America : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and American Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[51] .The rest will eventually be replaced by Boeing's next generation narrow body aircraft, the Boeing Y1, which may not be until 2020 or later.^ Boeing to move up Boeing 737's next generation?
  • American Airlines flight attendants rally for a contract | AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC aviationblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2007, the carrier placed its next major order, marking the start of its long-haul fleet replacement, ordering Airbus A380s and Boeing 787s .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ When I called later that day, I was told the next plane wouldn’t be in until 3 pm and that it would be four or five hours before my luggage came.
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

American Airlines has stated that they have MD-80 leases running until as late as 2024.
.In August 2009, American officially retired its fleet of Airbus A300 aircraft, after 21 years of service.^ Air Canada has an average fleet age of 9.2 years, as of August 2009.
  • The Worst Airlines in the World 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blog.hotelclub.com [Source type: General]

^ Wednesday, January 21, 2009 American Airlines # 2110 .
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ But larger aircraft are the oldest ones with fleet age of 10 to 12 years old.
  • The Worst Airlines in the World 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blog.hotelclub.com [Source type: General]

.American has not made plans to replace this fleet.^ In March 1996, American made plans to "protect DFW" by adding one round-trip flight to DFW-COS and upgrading all round trips to MD-80s.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ COMPETITIVE PRACTICES The "capacity planning model" is a profit forecasting model used to assess how to deploy American's fleet.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The "capacity planning model" is a profit forecasting model used to assess how to deploy American's fleet.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

American's Boeing Customer Code is "23" (i.e. 737-823, 777-223)

Current

.American Airlines had an average fleet age of 15.3 years in August 2009.[52] American Airlines now operates an all-Boeing fleet, including McDonnell-Douglas aircraft.^ American Airlines Boeing 767-300 .
  • American Airlines Flights | AA Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.mynetbizz.com [Source type: News]

^ If the operating airline is not included, check whether the flight is included in American's agreement ; with the operating airline.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ It has been almost two years now, I am yet to get a penny from American Airlines.
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

Boeing merged with McDonnell-Douglas in 1997.[53]
American Airlines fleet
Aircraft In
service
Orders Purchase rights Passengers
(First/Business/Economy)
IFE Introduction Notes
Boeing 737-800 114 57 0 New Configuration: 160 (16/144)
Old Configuration: 148 (16/132)
Overhead monitors (LCD in new configuration), audio 1999 The oldest MD-82s and MD-83s are being replaced with 737-800s.
Boeing 757-200 124 0 0 188 (22/166)
182 (16/166)
Overhead monitors, audio 1989 All fitted with winglets
18 have been modified to an international version (75L)
Boeing 767-200ER 15 0 0 168 (10/30/128) Personal AVOD in First/Business Class Overhead monitors and audio system in all classes
1986 All 15 aircraft are fitted with three classes and operate flagship service on transcontinental routes.
Boeing 767-300ER 58 0 0 225 (30/195) Personal AVOD in Business Class,
1988 5 fitted with winglets[54]
.To be fitted with winglets[55]
Fitted with New Business Class.
^ Posted by: An Aussie in London at May 22, 2006 1:55 AM If you're flying from Australia to the US in Economy Class (or Business) for that matter, Air New Zealand is infinitely better than Qantas.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ A very overweight passenger who did not fit in his chair complained to the f/a and was moved to business class(!!
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The two A318s used for the service are fitted out with 32 lie flat beds in an all business class cabin, [ 66 ] and the service began in September 2009.
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]


Boeing 777-200ER 47 7[56] 0 247 (16/37/194) AVOD, Audio 1999 Fitted with Flagship Suites and New Business Class
Fitted with AVOD in all classes of service
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 165 0 0 140 (16/124) None 1983 Largest operator of the MD-82
Oldest being replaced by: Boeing 737-800
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 90 0 0 140 (16/124) None 1987 Largest operator of the MD-83
Oldest being replaced by: Boeing 737-800
Total 613 64 0
.*Aircell Internet Broadband access is available on all Boeing 767-200 aircraft, select McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft and coming soon on Boeing 737-800 aircraft.^ At the time of the accident, American Airlines operated a ; fleet of more than 600 airplanes, consisting of Airbus 300s; Boeing 737s, 757s, 767s, 777s; and ; McDonnell Douglas MD-80s.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines consists of the following flight aircraft types : Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR72, Boeing 757-200, Embraer RJ135/RJ145, Airbus A300 (All Series), Boeing 767-200/200ER, Embraer RJ145, Airbus A300 600/600C, Boeing 767-300/300ER, McDonnell Douglas (MD-80 Series), Airbus A319, Boeing 777, Saab SF 340, Boeing 737-800 and Embraer RJ135.
  • American Airlines Flights | AA Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.mynetbizz.com [Source type: News]

^ (A-96-137) ; Require all operators to inspect immediately all MD-80 and ; DC-9 floor level exits to ensure that evacuation slides have ; been properly rigged.
  • Collision with Trees on Final Approach American Airlines Flight 1572 McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N566AA East Granby, Connecticut November 12, 1995 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Historical fleet types

1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Ford 5-AT
1930–1935
DC-3
1936–1949
BAC 111
1965–1972
McDonnell Douglas MD-80
1979 - [Present]
Curtiss Condor
1934 - 1950
Lockheed L-188 Electra
1958–1970
737 & BAe 146
1987–1992
Fokker 100
1992–2004
Fairchild 100
1931 - 1952
Convair 240
1948–1964
Boeing 727
1964–2002
DC-6
1947–1966
Airbus A300
1988–2009
DC-4
1946–1953
DC-7
1953–1959
Boeing 707
1959–1981
Boeing 757
1989 - [Present]
C-990
1962–1969
Boeing 737NG
1999 - [Present]
B-377
1946–1950
Boeing 747-100
1970–1989
Boeing 747SP
1986–1994
Boeing 777
1999 - [Present]
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
1971–2000
Boeing 767
1982 - [Present]
MD-11
1991–2002
Former AA 747-100 carrying the Space Shuttle Enterprise
Notes:
.
  • Boeing 377s served in American Overseas Airways transatlantic service and were acquired by Pan American World Airways.
  • Most Boeing 747-100s were retired from passenger service in the late 1970s and served as freighters until their final retirement in 1985. Several were retired earlier; NASA acquired one of the early retired aircraft, N905NA, in 1974 and has since used it as a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.^ A SCA carried the Space Shuttle Enterprise in the late 1970s, and has since carried all Space Shuttles.

    ^ Pan American World ; Airways, inc.; Airlines.
    • Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.kipnotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The aircraft was a Boeing 767-300ER which can carry a maximum of 225 passengers.

    .Early in its NASA career, the aircraft continued to carry the American Airlines tricolor cheatline.^ During this stage, American Airlines 'profit, stability, and reputation were ; damaged with each aircraft accident, especially Flight 587.
    • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ NTSB ; Aircraft Accident Report ; 1.17.2 Emergency and Abnormal Procedures ; The American Airlines DC-9 Aircraft Operating Manual (AOM) contains emergency and ; abnormal condition procedures.
    • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ By 8:50 ; A.M., ; American Airlines headquarters learned that an aircraft had struck the ; World Trade Center via a ; telephone call from an American employee at ; LaGuardia ; Airport.
    • Flights-a Chronology 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.archives.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .One Boeing 747-100 was used in the film Airport 1975, registration number N9675, which was delivered to the carrier in 1971. The aircraft was redressed in the "Columbia Airlines" livery for this film.^ For an airline to be able to make a small profit off of low cost tickets this requires them to use each aircraft non-stop, which means that if something goes wrong with one flight it can affect many people.
    • Breitbart.tv » American Airlines Cancels Flight Due to Hostile Passengers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.breitbart.tv [Source type: General]

    ^ Ultimately, the high-winged CX-HLS Boeing design was not used for the 747, although technologies developed for their bid had an influence.

    ^ Part 139 establishes minimum standards for ARFF equipment based on the number, frequency, and size of ; passenger-carrying aircraft that use the airport.
    • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .American flew the aircraft both as a passenger jet and later as a freighter only, under the "American Freighter" titles.
  • American briefly operated one Boeing 747-200 freighter (serial number 20653) in 1984.[58]
  • Boeing 737 and BAe 146 aircraft operated between 1987 and 1992 were acquired with the assets of Air California and primarily operated from AA's hub at San Jose International Airport.^ Boeing 737-200 .
    • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Boeing 747 (Osprey Civil Aircraft series).

    ^ "Qantas (will retire its fleet of five Boeing 747-200 aircraft)."

    .Eight 737-300s that were once operated by American Airlines are now operated by Southwest Airlines.
  • In addition to original run MD-80 series aircraft, American also operated Boeing 717 aircraft acquired from Trans World Airlines between 2001 and 2003.[59] American also briefly owned several MD-87s and five MD-90s acquired from Reno Air.^ Reno Air (1990 - 99, to American Airlines) .
    • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Trans World Airlines (1930 - 2001, to American Airlines) .
    • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

    ^ From now on, I will stick with Southwest and boycott American.
    • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

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AAdvantage

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.AAdvantage is the frequent flyer program of American Airlines.^ For examples, what the airlines do with frequent flyer programs.
  • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ American considers its frequent flyer program the best in the industry.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Particularly when you are at a fortress hub, you are right if someone is at an elite level or a high level of a frequent flyer program.
  • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

Launched May 1, 1981, it was the first such loyalty program in the world, and remains the largest with more than 50 million members as of 2005.[61]
.Miles accumulated in the program allow members to redeem tickets, upgrade service class, or obtain free or discounted car rentals, hotel stays, merchandise, or other products and services through partners.^ For more information, see: ; Class Of Service Accommodation ; Ticketing and Service Charge Requirements ; Return to previous page .
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Back to Top ; Determine Ticket Prices ; Mileage-based service fees are covered by our Zonal Employee Discount (ZED) agreements.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Such costs are an "arbitrary allocation of costs among different classes of service," and "cannot purport to identify those costs which are caused by a product or service, and this is fundamental to economic cost determination."
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The most active members, based on the amount and price of travel booked, are designated AAdvantage Gold, AAdvantage Platinum, and AAdvantage Executive Platinum elite members, with privileges such as separate check-in, priority upgrade and standby processing, or free upgrades.^ Stephen Doggette April 16, 2008 at 9:30 am As a Platinum Elite member with NWA, I received the announcement shown above.
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ Why not charge a base price for the first combined human/luggage 250 lbs and an incremental amount for excess weight.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Home » TRIP Book » Travel Policies » Overview of Travel Policies ; Overview of Travel Policies (AAI10335) ; American Airlines ; Employee travel is a privilege with certain responsibilities.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.They also receive similar privileges from AA's partner airlines, particularly those in Oneworld.^ Delta Airlines developed a similar course, given to all pilots before they first transition to a glass cockpit airplane, providing comparable guidance.
  • Cali Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC sunnyday.mit.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ First, they are being gouged because the airlines know those people will pay what it takes to get where they need to go and their company usually picks up the tab.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ The costs for fuel should be fairly similar between airlines (depending heavily on the quality of the fuel hedge managers) yet, AA needs to charge and other airlines don't?
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

[62] .AAdvantage co-branded credit cards are also available and offer other benefits.^ Check-in using a major credit card at Self-Service Check-In machines where available; otherwise you may check-in ; with an agent.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ I only ever fly American when my AAdvantage credit cards have earned me a free flight.
  • American Airlines - SOMA - San Francisco, CA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ She would buy ANYTHING YOU OFFER TO HER (credit card in hand) to get out of the hell of complaining idiots all day long, day after day, year after year.
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC joelcomm.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.joelcomm.com [Source type: General]

These cards are issued by CitiCards, subsidiary of Citigroup.

History

.Increased competition following the 1978 Airline Deregulation Act prompted airline marketing professionals to develop ways to reward repeat customers and build brand loyalty.^ Southwest, because of its brand loyalty and reputation in the Chicago market, will likely be more successful than AirTran.

^ Airlines lacking profits and poor customer service is what we have now because of deregulation.

^ Obesity is found, generally, in developed and affluent nations, which is precisely the customer base of airlines.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The first idea at American, a special "loyalty fare", was modified and expanded to offer free first class tickets and upgrades to first class for companions, or discounted coach tickets.^ Specially when I get to use points and upgrade to first class.
  • American Airlines - Downtown - Boston, MA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ Even got a $50 upgrade to first class.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ This passenger should be required to buy the amount of space that he needs, either two coach seats or the specially designed extra wide seats call first class seats.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Membership was seeded by searching AA's SABRE computer reservations system for recurring phone numbers.^ On the AA page, they offer nearly every country in the world a local phone number.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Once there was a time when AA cared about passengers and had a phone number where you could talk to a live person and get a complaint resolved.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ They performed an auto flight system (AFS) check, which ; indicated a fault with the number 2 flight augmentation computer.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The 130,000 most frequent flyers, plus an additional 60,000 members of AA's Admirals Club were pre-enrolled and sent letters with their new account numbers.^ Accrual of AA advantage miles or any Other Airline (OAL) Frequent Flyer mileage while using travel passes .
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ There was a time when you could fly AA direct from San Jose to most parts of the US, plus Taipei, Taiwan and Tokyo, Japan!
  • American Airlines - SOMA - San Francisco, CA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ I AM a flight attendant and this picture WAS taken by an American Airlines Flight Attendant who is a friend of my brothers (who happens to be an elite member of the Admiral's Club with American).
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The name was selected by AA's advertising agency, and is consistent with other American Airlines programs featuring "AA" in the name and logo.^ What others have to say about American Airlines .
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ As the airline with the largest scope of operations at DFW, American has significant advantages over other competitors or potential competitors in DFW routes in attracting passengers and charging higher prices.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ BWI. I wasn’t sure if American Airlines had checked other available airlines – and frankly, counter assistance at AA failed to convince us that they were trying everything possible.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

The logo was designed by Massimo Vignelli.[63]
.Less than a week later, rival United Airlines launched its Mileage Plus program; other airlines followed in the ensuing months and years.^ I am not at all surprised that United and other airlines are going to follow suit.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ We sold it (through newspaper ads) less than a year later.
  • Win an iPod Nano with AAdvantage eShoppingSM and Busy Mom (Busy Mom Reviews) 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.busymom.net [Source type: General]

^ I think this policy will be followed by other airlines.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

.The rapid appearance of competition changed the nature of the program, and as airlines began to compete on the features of their frequent flyer programs, AAdvantage liberalized its rules, established partnerships with hotel and rental car agencies, and offered promotions such as extra free beverages.^ Frequent flyer program .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ In the ; 1980's AA offered the first frequent flyer program, AAdvantage (www.aa.com).
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ TACs are also used to authorize free travel for travel agents, non-airline industry promotional contest winners, tour conductors, etc.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.In 1982 AAdvantage also became the first program to cooperate with an international carrier; members could accrue and redeem miles on British Airways flights to Europe.^ Depending on which city has less competition, or has better yields for a given international route, certain international flights could get shuffled between Dallas and Houston.

^ A310 development began in July 1978, and the A310's first test flight was in April 1982.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The local controller first became aware of flight 587 when she cleared the airplane ; to taxi into position and hold on the runway.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[citation needed]
.In 2005 American Airlines joined other major US carriers in introducing an online shopping portal allowing shoppers to earn AAdvantage miles when shopping online.^ What others have to say about American Airlines .
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ US airlines are truly bad and I'm American.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Travel on Other Airlines (OAL) is allowed.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

Partnerships

In addition to its Oneworld, American Connection, and American Eagle partnerships, American Airlines offers frequent flier partnerships with the following airlines and railways:[64]

Airlines

Railways

Environmental record

.The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has awarded American Airlines its 2005 Governor's Award for its outstanding efforts in environmental protection and pollution prevention.^ We travel on American Airlines when we go back to the East coast from Texas and feel we are entitled to some consideration.
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC joelcomm.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.joelcomm.com [Source type: General]

^ In an effort to stem huge losses, the big U.S. … losses, the big U.S. airlines increased their domestic ticket prices heading into the … increases was launched by American Airlines, which increased ticket prices systemwide Wednesday … .

^ [Source: American Airlines] Gerard Arpey, American Airlines’ executive vice president for operations, is in his office at the company’s headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.

.American Airline's wastewater treatment plant recycles water used at the base of the wash aircraft, process rinse water tanks, and irrigates landscape.^ American Airlines is using, instructing ; information.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What kind of olives was American Airlines using?

^ While the merger will bump Fort Worth-based American Airlines down to third place - the carrier used to be the largest a few years ago - the new United may not have that much effect on D/FW travelers.

.That alone has saved almost $1 million since 2002. In addition to that, American Airlines has also won the award for the reduction of hazardous waste that saved them $229,000 after a $2,000 investment.^ Half of post-9/11 ; job losses are aviation and travel-related ; (over 100,000 lost jobs among airline ; employees alone).
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines employees have earned $11.3 million "for achieving customer satisfaction goals in first quarter 2010," the carrier said Thursday.

^ American Airlines and Finnair set the alliance's IET programme rolling in May 2002 when they became the industry's first airlines in separate continents to offer this service.

A bar code system used is to track hazardous waste. It has led to reduction of waste by 50 percent since 2000.[66]
.Violations occurring over a 4½ year period — from October 1993 to July 1998 — targeted American Airlines for using high-sulfur fuel in motor vehicles at 10 major airports around the country.^ American Airlines is using, instructing ; information.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the 36 airport pairs from DFW in which United States' expert Professor Berry has claimed American has monopoly power over non-stop service, there were seven episodes of entry by LCCs during the 10-year period from 1990 through 1999, and 14 episodes of entry by major airlines.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ While the merger will bump Fort Worth-based American Airlines down to third place - the carrier used to be the largest a few years ago - the new United may not have that much effect on D/FW travelers.

.Under the federal Clean Air Act high sulfur fuel cannot be used in motor vehicles.^ Motorized items that use a liquid fuel, like vehicles, tools or lawn implements (battery-powered or incorporating an internal ; combustion engine) are not allowed, unless the device is new and in its original packaging.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Three forced air combustion heater tests were conducted at the FAA Technical Center ; using a kerosene-fueled heater.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Motorized items that use a liquid fuel, like vehicles, tools, or lawn implements, (battery-powered or incorporating an internal ; combustion engine) are not allowed, unless the device is new and in its original packaging.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.American Airlines promptly identified and corrected these violations of the Clean Air Act.^ American violated Section 2 of the Sherman Act.
  • Brief for Appellant United States of America : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and American Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

^ Safety Board investigators repeated these tests on April 23, 2003, in the American ; Airlines A310/300 training simulator.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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American Airlines Vacations

.American Airlines Vacations is a subsidiary of American Airlines, which is a subsidiary of AMR Corporation.^ American Airlines is owned by the AMR Corporation and is ; headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ AMR and American Airlines does suck!
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ E-mail entry The entry "Is Wall Street losing patience with AMR?" is tagged: airlines , American Airlines , AMR , Arpey , earnings , Gerard Arpey , Tom Horton .

.American Airlines Vacations, based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, is the largest airline-owned tour operator in the United States.^ American Airlines and United Airlines are reported unclaimed.

^ American Airlines is owned by the AMR Corporation and is ; headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Among the flights are the Frankfurt-Dallas/Fort Worth flight.

.History: The division was initially founded over 25 years ago under the name FlyAAway Vacations.^ My suitcases sat under my friend's bed for a year, until we finally were on vacation again and able to pick them up.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ We have conducted such studies in the airline industry for three years, in the technology field for four years, and our most notable analyses have been in the automotive industry where we got our start 25 years ago.
  • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

The name was eventually changed to AAV Tours. .Today it operates as American Airlines Vacations, offering vacations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Europe, Canada, the United States, Latin America and Asia.^ American Airlines and United Airlines are reported unclaimed.

^ Latin America and the Caribbean regional office .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ Maps of each airline's ; operation can be found at airlineroutemaps Web site: ; ; ; TRIP_Book_AA ; Page 35 of 124 ; Revised 7/10/09 ; Asia ; Caribbean ; Middle East ; Canada/Mexico ; Europe ; South Pacific ; Latin America ; United States ; Asia ; Airline Name ; Airline ; Code ; Discount ; Type ; Tickets ; Per Year ; TWA ; Retiree ; Air India Ltd.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.American Airlines Vacations is the only travel company that allows payment with AAdvantage miles.^ D3 travel is not allowed on American Connection.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Travel Blog: american airlines archives Travel Blog .

^ Travel on Other Airlines (OAL) is allowed.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.The current president of American Airlines Vacations is Suzanne Rubin.^ FunJet Vacations advertises travel packages on a number of major airlines, including American.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Some ; of you have questioned whether the current management ; team can do what must be done to ensure ; American Airlines' long-term viability.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The vice president for maintenance is responsible for the maintenance of American ; Airlines' fleet of airplanes.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


.American Airlines Vacations is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).^ E-mail entry The entry "TWU offers details of proposed contract for American Airlines stores employees" is tagged: airlines , American , American Airlines , labor contract , Transport Workers Union , TWU .

^ Categories: AAdvantage , American Airlines , Delta Air Lines .

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

Admirals Club

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.The Admirals Club was conceived by AA president C.R. Smith as a marketing gimmick shortly after he was made an honorary Texas Ranger.^ I can't believe I'm the only Qantas Club member to ever venture into the AA Admirals Club at LAX !
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

.Inspired by the Kentucky colonels and other honorary organizations, Smith decided to make particularly valued passengers "admirals" of the "Flagship fleet" (AA called its aircraft "Flagships" at the time).^ Category Tags: Key Day of 9/11 Events , All Day of 9/11 Events , Flight AA 77 , Alleged Passenger Phone Calls .
  • Complete 911 Timeline: American Airlines Flight 77 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We never checked on other flights, we got AA to give us complementary hotel reservations and called it a day.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ It is very obvious in the photo that the aircraft is not inflight at the time the photo was taken – other passengers are still boarding and several overhead bins are still open.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The list of Admirals included many celebrities, politicians and other VIPs, as well as more "ordinary" customers who had been particularly loyal to the airline.^ Who has done more to turn their customers away than the airlines?
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ For more information, see: ; Appropriate Use of Business Travel ; Business Travel Booking Procedures ; Business Travel on Other Airlines ; Return to ; previous page .
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ This will provide more time for our flight and ground crews to focus on other ; cleaning items within the cabin to ensure we have the best product for our customers.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.There was no physical Admirals Club until shortly after the opening of LaGuardia Airport.^ NOPE , 5 hour delay in smx, naturally we missed connecting flight in miami, and of course there were no more flights going to atl until the next morning.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Southwest is prohibited by statute from expanding its service from Love Field to points beyond a limited geographical area, and there is no likelihood that Southwest will begin service from DFW Airport.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ These two women were friends who obviously booked two seats leaving the middle one open in hopes that no one would sit there.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During the airport's construction, New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia had an upper-level lounge set aside for press conferences and business meetings.^ December 24, 1963 - New York's Idlewild Airport ; renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport in honor of  ; assassinated President John F. Kennedy.
  • Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.kipnotes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Other U.S. airlines use the QNH (height above sea level) altimeter ; setting system during all flight phases.
  • Collision with Trees on Final Approach American Airlines Flight 1572 McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N566AA East Granby, Connecticut November 12, 1995 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ CNN, 5/28/2004 ; Associated Press, 6/5/2004 ; New York Observer, 6/20/2004 ] Some family members nonetheless later discuss what they have heard.

.At one such press conference, he noted that the entire terminal was being offered for lease to airline tenants; after a reporter asked whether the lounge would be leased as well, LaGuardia replied that it would, and a vice president of AA immediately offered to lease the premises.^ ''The Department does not believe reporting mechanical delays and mechanical cancellations would cause an employee to compromise safety to improve an airline's on-time performance.''
  • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ Discussion of Research Question Two ; The second research question asked if the crisis response strategies ; changed from one crisis to another with the American Airlines 965,1420, and ; 587 crashes.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A number of groups in town felt that not enough was being done about that, so we were going to hold a press conference, put a little bit of pressure on the administration and on the Congress.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

The airline then procured a liquor license and began operating the lounge as the "Admirals Club" in 1939.
.The second Admirals Club opened at Washington National Airport.^ Entity Tags: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport , Eric Cole .
  • Complete 911 Timeline: American Airlines Flight 77 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Washington’s Reagan National Airport, which is less than a mile from the Pentagon.
  • Complete 911 Timeline: American Airlines Flight 77 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In November of 2004, I was booked on travel from Washington National (DCA) to Ontario Airport (ONT) on Northwest Airlines traveling on Official Government Business.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

.Because it was illegal to sell alcohol in Virginia at the time, the Club contained refrigerators for the use of its members, so they could store their own liquor at the airport.^ They believe that ; from these safe havens, ; Bin Ladin could use passengers to bargain for the release of ; Islamic extremists imprisoned ; in the ; United States.
  • Flights-a Chronology 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.archives.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As for Terminals A, B and C? They're all American or American Eagle now, and yeah, they could use a sprucing.

^ These pilots keep these "girls" because they are used as "sexual performers".
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

.For many years, membership in the Admirals Club (and most other airline lounges) was by the airline's invitation.^ I don't need to tell you that other than last minute or full fare customers, not many people pay that for a typical airline seat today.

^ On the other hand, AA is 1,000 times better than some of the European airlines like Alitalia or Lufthansa, but 1/1,000 as good as most of the Asian ones.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Unlike most airlines' frequent flyer programmes, the Executive Club keeps separate account of the redeemable BA Miles and the loyalty Tier Points .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

.After a passenger sued for discrimination,[68] the Club (and most other airline lounges) switched to a paid membership program.^ Since airline cancellations can be the most significant problem faced by airline passengers, any reporting system that accurately reports airline performance should tell passengers which airlines are prone to cancellations.
  • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ I do not believe that a large person should be discriminated against but they should pay their proportion of the normal airfare paid by a normal-sized passenger--ie.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ More than any other airline I have flown, I have felt that AA has been the most honest.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

.Membership now costs $300 to $450 a year, depending on AAdvantage frequent flyer program level (and annual renewal membership costs $250–$400); membership can also be purchased with AAdvantage miles.^ For examples, what the airlines do with frequent flyer programs.
  • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

^ (Frequent Flyer membership is a bonus) .
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Particularly when you are at a fortress hub, you are right if someone is at an elite level or a high level of a frequent flyer program.
  • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

Flagship Lounge

.Though affiliated with the Admirals Club and staffed by many of the same employees, the AA Flagship Lounge is a separate lounge specifically designed for premium customers flying on premium flights both domestically within the United States and internationally.^ Markets in which AA and AE both fly .

^ This includes both U.S. domestic and international flights.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ This includes both the U.S. domestic and international flights .
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.This means that only First Class passengers on 3-Class Aircraft, both Internationally and Transcontinentally, are granted entrance to these clubs.^ The airplane has 124 coach and 16 first-class passenger seats.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ FirstClassFlyer.com - The only tool you need to fly first class for the price of coach.
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ An interesting note is that, various Airport lounges delineate between regular Airline Lounge for Business/Platinum Frequent flyers and First Class passengers.
  • American Airlines - SOMA - San Francisco, CA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

.A 3-Class aircraft operating a non-transcon flight and not sold as 3-Class is not considered Premium, and entrance is not granted to passengers on this type of service.^ A.M. ; The UAL dispatch operations manager now believed that the second aircraft to ; crash into the World Trade Center was Flight 175.
  • Flights-a Chronology 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.archives.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The CVR revealed that ; they made appropriate preparations with the lead flight attendant regarding ; the passengers and cabin service in preparation for approach and landing in ; turbulent conditions.
  • Collision with Trees on Final Approach American Airlines Flight 1572 McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N566AA East Granby, Connecticut November 12, 1995 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 1995, the Board ; recommended that coverage be extended to all turbojet aircraft with 6 or more ; passenger seats, including Part 91 operations.
  • Collision with Trees on Final Approach American Airlines Flight 1572 McDonnell Douglas MD-83, N566AA East Granby, Connecticut November 12, 1995 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Lounge access is granted to passengers on non-AA operated flights flown by select airline partners as well, again, as long as the flight has a true International First Class cabin and the passenger is booked in that class as a paying customer or on a premium cabin frequent flyer award ticket (not as an upgrade).^ Its also been a while since I've flown first class.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ Both ; of these ; witnesses began the flight in the first-class cabin.
  • Flights-a Chronology 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.archives.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As my first long haul international flight this didn't bother me.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

.The only exception to this rule is for OneWorld Emerald elite FF members (including AA Executive Platinum) on international flights (excluding Canada, the Caribbean, and Mexico except Mexico City), and non-AAdvantage OneWorld Emerald elite FF members on 'domestic' flights, who are granted access to the lounges travelling in any class.^ RCs are only eligible for ; travel on oneworld and American Connection® flights.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ This includes both U.S. domestic and international flights.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ International reservations offices are able to flight list non-rev travelers.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

[69]
.The added amenities of the Flagship Lounges compared to the normal Admirals Club include free alcoholic beverages including premium brands not found in the Admirals Club, free premium buffet snacks including breakfast items, salads, sandwiches, fruits, chocolates, cheeses and other light fare (options change based on time of day), as well as a less crowded, more comfortable lounge space.^ The fares are based on space.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ No more free snacks and free drinks.
  • American Airlines - SOMA - San Francisco, CA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ No more free snacks or meals.
  • American Airlines - SOMA - San Francisco, CA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

.Additionally, complimentary Lenovo computer terminals with free internet access, complimentary T-Mobile hotspot access, and complimentary printing is available at most locations, as are shower facilities.^ Passengers have access to business lounges at most airports and an arrivals lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5.
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

^ NORAD's Computer Chat System - According to author Lynn Spencer, NORAD’s chat system “is similar to the chat rooms on most Internet servers, but classified.” It has three chat rooms that can be used by anyone with proper access.
  • Complete 911 Timeline: American Airlines Flight 77 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The first Flagship Lounge was opened at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport as a courtesy to First Class customers preparing for long flights to London and Tokyo.^ As my first long haul international flight this didn't bother me.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ E-mail entry The entry "American plans to resume London flights Tuesday evening" is tagged: airlines , American Airlines , Andrea Huguely , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , Heathrow , London Heathrow , volcano .

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

While the Dallas lounge is no longer open, Flagship Lounges are now available at five airports: Chicago-O'Hare, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Miami and New York-JFK.

Codeshare agreements

American has codeshare agreements with the following:[70] *Indicates a Oneworld Membrs
.AmericanConnection, which feeds American's hub at Lambert Saint Louis International Airport, is also a codesharing operation with three regional carriers.^ Louis International Airport, St. Louis, Missouri, on ; September 28, 2007.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

^ Berry testified that these calculations are "examples" and "exercises," and he was not stating as an opinion that a low fare carrier would actually have built a DFW hub but for American's reputation.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It also has reciprocal agreements for earning frequent flyer miles with several airlines, including all other members of the Oneworld alliance.^ With Capital 1 I can accumulate frequent flyer miles and use any airline.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ This is great: one e-ticket for flight on all the airlines in the Oneworld alliance.

^ If everyone paid the same fare,the seats would still be full and the airlines wouldn't have to pretend to cater to their "frequent flyers."
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

Livery

American's early liveries varied widely, but a common livery was adopted in the 1930s, featuring an eagle painted on the fuselage. .The eagle became a symbol of the company and inspired the name of American Eagle Airlines.^ The ; American Eagle product is not the same as the American Airlines ; product.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Being in Purchasing for my company, I’ll never sign a Purchase Order for American Airlines if I can help it.
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

^ AA and ; American Eagle employees are eligible for D3 travel after two (2) years of company seniority.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

Propeller aircraft featured an international orange lightning bolt running down the length of the fuselage, which was replaced by a simpler orange stripe with the introduction of jets.
A Boeing 737 in the Astrojet livery
A Boeing 767-300 in current colours takes off from Manchester International Airport, England, bound for Chicago, United States
.In the late 1960s, American commissioned an industrial designer to develop a new livery.^ Pratt & Whitney was also working on the same principle and, by late 1966, Boeing, Pan-Am and Pratt & Whitney agreed to develop a new engine, designated JT9D , to power the 747.

^ Additionally, some of the most advanced high-lift devices used in the industry were included in the new design, in order to allow it to operate from existing airports.

^ Commission, 1/27/2004 ] American Airlines ordered a ground stop earlier on that prevented any new takeoffs of its aircraft (see Between 9:00 a.m.
  • Complete 911 Timeline: American Airlines Flight 77 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The original design called for a red, white, and blue stripe on the fuselage, and a simple "AA" logo, without an eagle, on the tail.^ The plane had a silver body with red and blue stripes down the fuselage.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

^ The airplane appeared to be a Boeing 757 or an Air Bus 320 — white, with blue and orange stripes.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

^ AA customer service can't find my banking information in the system so without calling me or sending me a notice in the mail just said I neglected my account.
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC joelcomm.com [Source type: General]
  • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.joelcomm.com [Source type: General]

.However, American's employees revolted when the livery was made public, and launched a "Save the Eagle" campaign similar to the "Save the Flying Red Horse" campaign at Mobil.^ AA and ; American Eagle employees are eligible for D3 travel after two (2) years of company seniority.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ However, ; any parent or RC travel on AA or American Eagle flights connecting to or from an American Connection flight will deduct ; from your pass bank.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Home » TRIP Book » Travel Procedures » 1-888-WE-FLY-AA » Guidelines for using the 1-888-WE-FLY-AA System ; Guidelines for using the 1-888-WE-FLY-AA System (AAI10491) ; American Airlines ; Employees and retirees are encouraged to use the automated 1-888-WE-FLY-AA system when planning travel on American ; Airlines, American Eagle, or American Connection for any person on his or her authorized traveler list.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

.June 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Eventually, the designer caved in and created a highly stylized eagle, which remains the company's logo to this day.^ As of June 2009, 1,416 aircraft have been built, with 107 more in various configurations remaining on order.

^ The Boeing Company , June 2009.

.In 1999, American painted a new Boeing 757 in its 1959 international orange livery.^ Ryan International Air (DFW-ICT) The government lists Ryan International Airlines ("Ryan") as a new entrant that was deterred from serving DFW-ICT from 1999 to the present by American's reputation for predatory conduct.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Aircraft accident report: Controlled ; flight into terrain, American Airlines flight 965, Boeing 757-223, N651AA, ; December 20,1995.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The airplane appeared to be a Boeing 757 or an Air Bus 320 — white, with blue and orange stripes.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

There is a Boeing 737-800 painted in the retro AstroJet livery. Eight Boeing 777 are painted in standard livery with a pink ribbon on the sides and on the tail, in support for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
.American is the only major U.S. airline that leaves the majority of its aircraft surfaces unpainted.^ During this stage, American Airlines 'profit, stability, and reputation were ; damaged with each aircraft accident, especially Flight 587.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ FunJet Vacations advertises travel packages on a number of major airlines, including American.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American's presentation at the public hearing ; indicated that "AAMP taught pilots to roll the aircraft only if pushing the yoke ; forward does not lower the pitch attitude.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

This was because C. R. Smith hated painted aircraft, and refused to use any liveries that involved painting the entire plane. .Robert "Bob" Crandall later justified the distinctive natural metal finish by noting that less paint reduced the aircraft's weight, thus saving on fuel costs.^ More weight = more fuel = more cost.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the article, written at ; the height of the Arab Oil Embargo, ; Wilson calculates the millions of dollars ; airlines could save if pilots chose ; higher flying altitudes, thus reducing ; fuel consumption.
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^ They carry too much dead weight at the top in administration and fuel costs.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

[72] .Eastern Air Lines, US Airways, Flying Tigers, Dominicana, Cathay Pacific Cargo and Northwest Airlines have also maintained unpainted airplanes.^ Allegheny Airlines (became US Airways) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ Seaboard World Airlines (1946 - 80, to Flying Tiger Line) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

^ Canadian Pacific Air Lines (1942 - 87, to Canadian Airlines International) .
  • Bankrupt Airlines from around the World and the most recent Chapter 11 filings from US Airline Companies 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aviationexplorer.com [Source type: News]

SCA N905NA in 1978, with American pinstriping
.NASA's Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, with the registry N905NA, originally belonged to American Airlines, and in its early years still bore the distinct American pinstriping.^ While the merger will bump Fort Worth-based American Airlines down to third place - the carrier used to be the largest a few years ago - the new United may not have that much effect on D/FW travelers.

^ During this stage, American Airlines 'profit, stability, and reputation were ; damaged with each aircraft accident, especially Flight 587.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Boeing-built aircraft for British Airways are allocated the customer code 36 , which appears in their aircraft designation as a suffix, such as 737-436, 747-436, 777-236.
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

.By the early 1980s, however, NASA decided to discontinue using the American livery and replaced it with its own livery, consisting of a white fuselage and blue pinstriping.^ However, American used larger planes for its last two flights, transporting 300 extra passengers out of the area.

^ It is safe to say ; that some of the Small Jets (SJs) on order for American Eagle will ; be used to replace AA mainline service in markets currently served ; by the F100.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

On-board service

.On domestic flights and flights to Canada, Central America, and areas in the Caribbean (including the Dominican Republic), American Airlines offers a buy on board program offering sandwiches and snacks for purchase.^ If the operating airline is not included, check whether the flight is included in American's agreement ; with the operating airline.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ American Airlines assigns a dispatcher to each of its flights.

^ American Airlines Flight 903 Accident .
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.Flights two hours or longer have snacks, and flights three hours or longer have sandwiches.^ But I had three other five hour flights.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Let's see planes that are delayed allowing their passengers back off the aircraft if it will be longer than two hours.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I'm usually on short flights from NYC to Chicago or Boston to Chicago, so I don't mind being cramped for two hours.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

.Transcontinental flights and Hawaii flights have the "Premium Sandwich and Chip Combo" for purchase.^ In addition to the snack box, customers traveling on select transcontinental and Hawaii flights will be offered a freshly prepared breakfast sandwich or wrap for $5.; .

.Buy on board service to Central America and the Dominican Republic began on March 1, 2009. American will continue to offer free coach meals on flights to Europe, Haiti, Japan, Venezuela, and other destinations.^ At the end of 2000, American (ten daily flights) and Continental (seven daily flights) continued to offer nonstop DFW-EWR service; Delta offered nonstop service to the New York Metropolitan area at LGA and JFK; and other airlines (including Vanguard and AirTran) offered connecting service between DFW and EWR, and numerous other airlines were offering connecting service between DFW and LGA and JFK. f.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ At the end of 2000, American continued to serve DFW-PHX (with 11 daily nonstop flights constituting more service than it offered during 1996), as did America West (five daily flights) and Delta (three daily flights) on a nonstop basis.
  • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Flight AA5071 landed in Tortola at 4 pm and began boarding ten minutes later.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

[73][74]
.In First and Business classes, on all domestic flights of two hours or more that operate within a traditional meal time, full meal service is included.^ Traditional or casual business attire is required for first or business class accommodation.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Where low-cost entrants threatened significant expansion of low-cost service, American flooded the routes with additional capacity -- more flights, bigger planes, or both.
  • Brief for Appellant United States of America : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and American Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It wasn't mind-blowing but it was professional, friendly service, excellent food, good movies, all the extra touches AND it landed on time...
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

.Flights with a duration longer than two and one half hours that do not fall within a meal time have snack service for those classes.^ Other than that flight was good and on time.
  • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

^ Let's see planes that are delayed allowing their passengers back off the aircraft if it will be longer than two hours.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Some witnesses provided information about the flight 587 accident to more than one organization.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[73] .First class and business class passengers receive alcoholic beverages for free.^ Imagine another airline in the world where a business class passenger has his request for a drink 40minutes after take-off replied with "WHAT- I'll get to you later".
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ This passenger should be required to buy the amount of space that he needs, either two coach seats or the specially designed extra wide seats call first class seats.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The airplane has 124 coach and 16 first-class passenger seats.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Non-alcoholic beverages are free for all classes.^ You ; may have one (1) carry-on item, one (1) personal item and as a non-revenue passenger you may check two (2) bags free of charge ; per person on all domestic flights.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

[75]
.Blankets and pillows are provided free of charge.^ Free pillows/Blankets.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ I heard one airline is now charging for a pillow or blanket, guess the stewards are going to be busy!
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ Help for individual pilots ; Although many members are familiar with AMAS, many others ; are not aware of this service — provided free of charge to members ; in good standing.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Headsets are two dollars on domestic flights and free on flights to/from Europe, Asia, India and South America.^ The checked baggage allowance for domestic flights and most international flights is two (2) checked bags: ; The maximum size is 50 lbs and 62 inches (length + width + height).
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ The checked baggage allowance for domestic flights and most international flights is two (2) checked bags.
  • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

^ Try promoting duty free shopping on all domestic flights or more services people really need.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

.Headsets are also free to passengers in First and Business Classes.^ Imagine another airline in the world where a business class passenger has his request for a drink 40minutes after take-off replied with "WHAT- I'll get to you later".
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

^ This passenger should be required to buy the amount of space that he needs, either two coach seats or the specially designed extra wide seats call first class seats.
  • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The airplane has 124 coach and 16 first-class passenger seats.
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[76] In February 2010 American Airlines quietly announced that it would eliminate free blankets in coach and sell an $8 packet that includes a pillow and blanket starting May 1.[77]

Headquarters

Headquarters of AMR Corporation and American Airlines
.American Airlines is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, adjacent to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.^ Dallas time, on volcanos, airlines and cancellations" is tagged: airlines , airport , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , National Air Traffic Service , volcano .

^ The company's corporate office is in Fort Worth, Texas, adjacent to Dallas/Fort ; Worth International Airport (DFW).
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC libraryonline.erau.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • In-Flight Left Engine Fire  American Airlines Flight 1400 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82, N454AA St. Louis, Missouri September 28, 2007 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines is owned by the AMR Corporation and is ; headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[78]
.Before it was headquartered in Texas, American Airlines was headquartered at 633 Third Avenue in the Murray Hill area of Midtown Manhattan, New York City.^ New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999.

^ American Airlines is owned by the AMR Corporation and is ; headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
  • Aircraft Accident Report 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ntsb.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ DOT proposes American Airlines to get New York-Haneda route .

[79][80] .In 1978 American announced that it would move its headquarters to a site at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in 1979. The move affected up to 1,300 jobs.^ Suite 300,Fort Worth Tx.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Categories: Airlines , Airplanes , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , International service and routes .

^ Posted at 07:16 PM in Dallas/Fort Worth Airport .

.Mayor of New York City Ed Koch described this move as "betrayal" of New York City.^ Steve Eiden Steve Eiden, a truck driver, had picked up his cargo that Tuesday morning in Williamsburg, Va., and was en route to New York City and witnessed the aftermath.
  • American Airlines Flight 77 Crash Evidence - 911myths 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.911myths.com [Source type: General]

^ Search felixsalmon.com: A blog about finance and economics, mostly, by Felix Salmon in New York City.
  • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

^ Instead, AMR chose a high-rise on Third Avenue in New York City for its annual gathering of shareholders.

[81] American moved to two leased office buildings in Grand Prairie, Texas.[82] .The airline finished moving into a $150 million (1983 dollars), 550,000 square feet (51,000 m2) facility in Fort Worth on January 17, 1983; $147 million in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport bonds financed the headquarters.^ Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , delays , rain , Weather .

^ Among the flights are the Frankfurt-Dallas/Fort Worth flight.

^ Categories: Airlines , Airplanes , American Airlines , Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport , International service and routes .

.The airline began leasing the facility from the airport, which owns the facility.^ BTW, just remember, bags aren’t exclusively dealt with by the airlines, the airports themselves have their own people.
  • ; ; Smashed guitar, YouTube song — United is listening now - Travel - LATimes.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC travel.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines 1420 ; American Airlines 1420 began as atypical flight bound for Little Rock even ; though thunderstorms and rain were in the vicinity of the Little Rock airport.
  • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After the aircraft's introduction with Pan Am, other airlines that had bought the 747 in order to stay competitive began to put their own planes into service.

[82]

Other Airline Acquisitions by American Airlines prior to the founding of AMR Corporation

Accidents and incidents

In popular culture

.
  • AA lobbied heavily to be assigned the IATA airline code US upon the US military releasing it for non-military use.^ AA is one of best US best airlines.
    • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ TACs are also used to authorize free travel for travel agents, non-airline industry promotional contest winners, tour conductors, etc.
    • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Read the travel conditions between AA and the marketing airline (the airline who has placed its code and flight number on another ; airline's flight) and AA and the operating airline (the airline that is physically operating the flight) to determine which agreement ; applies.
    • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

    .However, USAir ultimately won the bid for the US airliner code.
  • AA is the only legacy carrier in the United States which has not filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • AA has its name on two major U.S. venues, American Airlines Center in Dallas, home to the Mavericks and Stars, and American Airlines Arena in Miami, home to the Miami Heat.^ United States airliners 1960-1969 .

    ^ Several smaller carriers have ; already liquidated, and two of the largest network carriers have ; filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
    • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ American Airlines and United Airlines are reported unclaimed.

    .When the Heat and Mavericks played each other in the 2006 NBA Finals, it was referred to as the "American Airlines series."
  • American Airlines, Inc. plays a role in the movie Home Alone when the McCallister family travels to Paris.^ What others have to say about American Airlines .
    • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.elliott.org [Source type: General]

    ^ American and American Eagle employees on the Other Airline(OAL) also apply for travel by employees ; of the OAL on American and American Eagle.
    • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Travel on Other Airlines (OAL) is allowed.
    • American Airlines TRIP Book 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aacareers.com [Source type: News]

    .(American Airlines also has the same role in the second Home Alone Movie.^ The ; American Eagle product is not the same as the American Airlines ; product.
    • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Unfortunately, I can't say the same for American Airlines.
    • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC joelcomm.com [Source type: General]
    • American Airlines Customer Service Complaint 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.joelcomm.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Second there is someone at every other airline counter saying the exact same thing.
    • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

    )
  • .
  • AA appears in the movie Up in the Air, starring George Clooney, in which it and Hilton Hotels received free publicity;[83] the movie juxtaposes human bonds with corporate loyalty, such as bonus programs for frequent travelers.
  • An American Airlines (Airways) DC2 was the setting for Shirley Temple to sing, "On the Good Ship Lollipop" while James Dunn took her up.^ AA was an up and coming airline entity.
    • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ American is the airline I fly with the most frequency.
    • American Airlines - Chicago, IL 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

    ^ American Airlines wanted the public and the ; stakeholders to forgive AA for the accidents.
    • A CRISIS COMMUNICATI ON CASE STUDY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS 965,1420, AND 587 by BARBEECONDIT, B.A. 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC etd.lib.ttu.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Contrary to popular belief, the good ship lollipop was always an airplane and not a seagoing ship.^ Contrary to the latest popular belief, airline agents are not "trained to lie" to you.
    • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The good are always affordable, but the international shipping costs can be unbelievable!
    • Win an iPod Nano with AAdvantage eShoppingSM and Busy Mom (Busy Mom Reviews) 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.busymom.net [Source type: General]

    The film Curly Top contains some fine aeronautical footage of the DC2 and the even earlier Curtis Condor airliner (biplane).
  • The nose section of an American Airlines DC-7 is displayed at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum

Sources

  • John M. Capozzi, A Spirit of Greatness (JMC, 2001), ISBN 0-9656410-3-1
  • Don Bedwell, Silverbird: The American Airlines Story (Airways, 1999), ISBN 0-9653993-6-2
  • Al Casey, Casey's Law (Arcade, 1997), ISBN 1-55970-307-5
  • Simon Forty, ABC American Airlines (Ian Allan, 1997), ISBN 1-882663-21-7
  • Dan Reed, The American Eagle: The Ascent of Bob Crandall and American Airlines (St. Martin's, 1993), ISBN 0-312-08696-2
  • Robert J. Serling, Eagle (St. Martin's, 1985), ISBN 0-312-22453-2
  • International Directory of Company Histories, St. James Press.

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.American Airlines [1] is one of the largest airlines in the United States and a founding member of the Oneworld airline alliance.^ American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance.
  • Aviation Today :: American Airlines Welcomes BlackBerry to AAdvantage Program 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.aviationtoday.com [Source type: General]

^ American is a founding member of the global oneworld(R) Alliance.
  • American Airlines Offers Curbside Check In for International Flights From Miami International Airport - Business News - redOrbit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.redorbit.com [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld TM Alliance.
  • release | press | about us | Budget 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.budget.com [Source type: General]

.It is the predominant carrier between North America and Latin America and has flights from the US to Western Europe, China, India and Japan.^ Its flights cover the whole land of America, and many cities in Canada, Latin America, Western Europe, China, Japan and India.
  • American Airlines, American Airways, Flight Schedule, Aircraft Types 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelchinaguide.com [Source type: News]

^ American Airlines and its codeshare partners also operate scheduled flights to Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, Japan, China, and India.
  • American Airlines - Cheap Flights on American Airlines - Airfares Flights 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.airfaresflights.com.au [Source type: News]

^ American operates scheduled flights throughout the United States, and flights to Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Japan, China, and India.
  • American Airlines - Topics - Breitbart.com 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC topics.breitbart.com [Source type: General]

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  • Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) is AA's official headquarters and largest hub, with flights to destinations throughout the AA network.^ American will also be cutting dozens of American and American Eagle flights at its hubs in Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth.
    • americanairlines coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

    ^ AA Flight 341 from Memphis to DFW. .
    • American Airlines History 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Dallas/Fort Worth-based Capt.
    • USATODAY.com - Travel - News - Workers in limbo; morale 'horrible' 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

    .Although most of DFW's passengers are connecting, the airport was designed to be most convenient for locals: gates are very close to ticketing and baggage claim, but very far from each other.^ They also carried baggage, took passenger tickets, checked for gasoline leaks,; and tidied up the cabin after a flight.
    • Air Transportation: Commercial Flight in the 1930s 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.centennialofflight.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The airport now has nonstop service to more than 20 destinations and convenient connections to cities worldwide.
    • ; Louisville International Airport | Airlines; 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flylouisville.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Because we design and manufacture each system to your specifications, your cost is two-thirds less than with most others.

    .Fortunately, DFW has a new, fast and clean people mover system which makes two stops in each terminal.^ Airport authorities control eight gates at DFW which are "common use" gates that DFW makes available to new entrants and other airlines.
    • Memorandum and Order : U.S. v. AMR Corporation, American Airlines, Inc., and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.justice.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In 1999, American dedicated the new Terminal B facilities at DFW and announced plans to build a new terminal at JFK and broke ground in New York in November.
    • American Airlines 1970's 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.scripophily.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ In 1999, American dedicated the new Terminal B facilities at DFW and announced plans to build a new terminal at New York's JFK Airport, breaking ground in New York in November.
    • history of American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.century-of-flight.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • American Airlines History 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: News]

    .The international terminal (Terminal D) is the newest terminal in the airport, while the other terminals are of late-1970s vintage and have had spotty makeovers over the years.
  • Chicago (ORD) is also an important hub for AA, handling flights across the US and to Europe and Asia.^ A passenger seated across from me later told an AA representative that at least four passengers had issues with this flight attendant, and added that I "happened to be the unlucky guy she exploded on."
    • American Airlines Responds To Psychotic OJ Incident - The Consumerist 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC consumerist.com [Source type: General]

    ^ AA Cargo provides one of the largest cargo networks in the world, with cargo terminals and interline connections available across the globe.
    • American Airlines Cargo Celebrates 65 Years Of Aviation Leadership | Journal of Commerce 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.joc.com [Source type: General]

    ^ All that led to us being late for connecting flights, which led to getting wrong instructions from airline personnel, bad information, lost luggage, you name it.
    • Airline Travel Satisfaction is Low: American Customer Satisfaction Index Rates Air Passengers' Opinions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC luxuryresorttravel.suite101.com [Source type: General]

    .It is particularly susceptible to delays and cancellations in the winter, which can be good if you don't mind getting bumped and compensated, but can be bad if you're flying on a time-sensitive schedule.^ You don’t fly a 757 in that manner.
    • Complete 911 Timeline: American Airlines Flight 77 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.historycommons.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I will be BACK to deal with you in good time].
    • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Lost in Transit 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ Remember that next time you fly.
    • Sarah's Story 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC ai.eecs.umich.edu [Source type: Original source]

    .However, Chicago is the only AA station with service to China, India and many European destinations.
  • Miami (MIA) is AA's main north-south hub: if you're headed to Latin America, you will probably transit through either Miami or DFW. AA's terminal at MIA has been under construction for several years, so you may be in a brand-new part (concourse A and much of concourse D) or a very old part (concourse C, E and part of concourse D).^ You're so very right.
    • American Airlines Web Site: The Product of a Self-Defeating Design Process | Fast Company 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.fastcompany.com [Source type: General]
    • American Airlines Web Site: The Product of a Self-Defeating Design Process 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.fastcompany.com [Source type: General]

    ^ On United, you will probably connect in Chicago .
    • airline@Everything2.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC everything2.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Thank you very much.
    • Reasons for, and Reporting of, Airline Flight Delays 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC commdocs.house.gov [Source type: Original source]

    .Check-in, security, customs and immigration at MIA tend to be a hassle, so plan ahead and allot yourself extra time when departing or connecting through the airport.
  • New York (JFK) is a major market for AA and handles a number of transatlantic connections, as well as transpacific connections through Tokyo-Narita.^ New York's JFK airport evacuated, reopened P .
    • Category:American Airlines - Wikinews, the free news source 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ New York Times , August 9, 1999, p.
    • Profile of the American Airlines' Pilot Sickout 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.bls.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ AA's Security Department placed a block on me telephone numbers that were previously .
    • The President of American Airlines and the the lawsuit against one of his customers fornumerous calls to talk to him personally 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC webofdeception.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    The brand new terminal 8 is fully functional and now handling all of AA's traffic.
  • St. Louis (STL) became an AA hub following its merger with TWA in 2001. STL's significance in the route network has diminished since then, and if you connect there nowadays, you are most likely flying on one or more regional jets en route. .This hub will close in 2010.
  • San Juan (SJU) is a smaller hub which handles much of AA's traffic in the Caribbean.
  • Boeing 777s are used on all transpacific routes, flights to London, Frankfurt, Madrid, and on flights to South America, such as Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo.^ First of all, such language shouldn't be used by a flight attendant.
    • Asking For Orange Juice On American Airlines May Violate Federal Law - The Consumerist 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC consumerist.com [Source type: General]
    • American Airlines Says Asking for Orange Juice may Violate Federal Law | KOSSOME MEDIA 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.kossome.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ It also opened hubs in San Jose , Raleigh Durham , and Miami : the San Jose and Raleigh operations were later sold off to Reno Air and Midway Airlines respectively.
    • American Airlines@Everything2.com 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The airline operates from five major hubs located in San Juan, Miami, Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth and St. Louis.
    • American Airlines | LowFares.com Airline Information 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.lowfares.com [Source type: General]

    .Domestic routes include Chicago-Dallas-Forth Worth and Los angeles-Miami.^ They served routes from Dallas to Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles.
    • American Airlines sets initial times for Chicago-Beijing flights, set to begin May 25 - Worldnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ To provide better services, American Airlines operates a number of hubs in Dallas, Chicago, Miami, and Luis Murioz Marin International Airport in San Juan, PR, Los Angeles, Boston and Lambert St Louis International Airport.
    • American Airlines | American Airlines Chicago | American Airlines Flights �Yatra.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.yatra.com [Source type: General]

    ^ As you will recall, this strategy is focused on sustaining and building on our strength in five key U.S. markets -- New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas / Fort Worth, and Miami -- and we expect it to accelerate our revenue momentum as we head into the busy summer travel season.
    • Sky Talk: Arpey: "far from our goal of sustained profitability" 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC startelegram.typepad.com [Source type: General]

    .These are the only three-class aircraft in AA's fleet (besides the handful of 767-200's described below).^ Some transcontinental flights are flown with 767-200 aircraft with three classes of service.
    • oneworld - American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.oneworld.com [Source type: News]

    ^ American Airlines Boeing 767-200 (Three class) .
    • American Airlines Boeing 757-200 (International Version) - SeatExpert 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC seatexpert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • American Airlines Boeing 777-200 (New Biz) - SeatExpert 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC seatexpert.com [Source type: General]
    • American Airlines CRJ700 - SeatExpert 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC seatexpert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • American Airlines ERJ135 - SeatExpert 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC seatexpert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Passenger testing will be conducted on American Airlines fleet of Boeing 767-200 aircraft that primarily fly transcontinental routes.
    • Aircell - American Airlines Selects Aircell 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.aircell.com [Source type: News]

    .All of the Boeing 777 aircraft are equiped with the "Flagship Suites," for First Class seating.^ First and Business Class seat reviews .
    • American Airlines First and Business Class seat reviews and American Airlines First and Business Class seat comfort tests and passenger reports 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC flatseats.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This is even on the First Class seating.
    • American Airlines - Downtown - Boston, MA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

    ^ With the upgrades, all 47 Boeing 777 aircraft now feature luxurious Flagship Suite and next-generation Business Class.
    • American Airlines History 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: News]

    .These are enclosed seats that offer a fully-flat bed, personal on-demand video enterntainment, lots of privacy and large workspace.^ Eighteen of American's 757s will be retrofitted with international business class lie-flat seats, updated economy seats, and LCD video screens.
    • SeatGuru Seat Map American Airlines Boeing 757-200 Vers. 1 (757) 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.seatguru.com [Source type: General]

    ^ And you are spending a lot of time these days playing video games.
    • American Airlines video and audio on 1010wins | 1010 WINS 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC multimedia.1010wins.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Step 1 American Airlines first-class seats offer duvets and oversized pillows, complimentary spa kits, electronic seat adjustments, laptop connections and personal video systems.
    • How to Book Travel on American Airlines | eHow.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.ehow.com [Source type: General]

    ."Flagship Suites" are similar to the first class suites on British Airways and many Asian carriers.^ When the US government approved the partnership between American and British Airways, it made the carriers agree that American’s airline miles would not be valid for transatlantic travel on British Airways, and that travel on British Airways would not...

    ^ SHARES in British Airways rose yesterday on hopes its planned merger with Spanish carrier Iberia will go ahead, despite the European Union ...

    ^ The airline operates three classes which are Flagship Suite First class or Domestic First, Business class, and Coach class (economy).
    • American Airlines Flights & Air Tickets 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.jetlo.com.au [Source type: News]

    .Business Class features angled-lie flat "Next-Generation Business Class" (NGBC) seats, which are nearly identical to those found on found on the AA Boeing 767's.^ AA NEXT GENERATION BUSINESS CLASS ; I was in Dallas for only 16 hours.
    • American Airlines to Dallas 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.johnnyjet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ American will inaugurate the route with daily two-class Boeing 767-300s, featuring its next generation Business Class seats that convert into lie flat beds.
    • American Airlines/News - FlyerWiki 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC en.flyerwiki.net [Source type: News]

    ^ Check the Next Generation Business Class page for the latest information.
    • Category:American Airlines - FlyerGuide Wiki 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flyerguide.com [Source type: General]

    .All seats come with personal on-demand video as well as a large work table.
  • Boeing 767-300s [2] are used on many long-range routes to Europe and South America.^ Boeing 767-300ER Used for long-haul routes to Europe, Hawaii, and Latin America, as well as some hub-to-hub ferrying flights.

    ^ It is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, and operates scheduled flights throughout the United States, as well as flights to Latin America, Western Europe, and Japan.
    • American Airlines - flights and passenger information 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.cheapflights.com [Source type: News]
    • American Airlines - flights and passenger information 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.cheapflights.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Its flights cover the whole land of America, and many cities in Canada, Latin America, Western Europe, China, Japan and India.
    • American Airlines, American Airways, Flight Schedule, Aircraft Types 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelchinaguide.com [Source type: News]

    .They are two-class aircraft.^ First Class will be expanded by two more seats, giving a total of 24 on each aircraft.
    • American Airlines/News - FlyerWiki 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC en.flyerwiki.net [Source type: News]

    ^ A300 aircraft offer two classes of service - Business Class and Main Cabin .
    • oneworld - American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.oneworld.com [Source type: News]

    ^ A300 aircraft offer two classes of service - Business Class and Main Cabin.
    • American Airlines cheap flights, airfares to Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia and Africa by TravelPapa 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelpapa.com [Source type: General]

    .Business class comes with lie-flat NGBC seats, and video on demand, coach just has overhead video screens.
  • Boeing 757s [3] are used on many medium-range routes, particularly to and from Miami and the Northeast, and for a handful of single-class seasonal transatlantic flights as well.^ Certain bulkhead Coach seats on the Boeing 777-200 do not have personal video screens.
    • American Airlines Boeing 777-200 (New Biz) - SeatExpert 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC seatexpert.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Business Class with Lie-flat Business Class seats, and Main Cabin (Coach).
    • American Airlines cheap flights, airfares to Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia and Africa by TravelPapa 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelpapa.com [Source type: General]

    ^ American Airlines Business Class flight .
    • American Airlines Business Class Travel, Book Business Flights with American Airlines 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.waytetravel.co.uk [Source type: News]

    .They have overhead televisions but no personal video.^ I wrote them letters (as they told me to do) but to no avail…I can see I should have done a singing video; love yours!
    • ; ; Smashed guitar, YouTube song — United is listening now - Travel - LATimes.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC travel.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Nation Heading for a Wipeout matter how judiciously they pack, there's no way to stow their equipment in an overhead bin.
    • http://topics.newsweek.com/business/travel/airlines/american-airlines.htm 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC topics.newsweek.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Personally, I'd recommend Continental and JetBlue - CO still has no IFE on a lot of the domestic flights, but they're working on it.
    • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

    .These aircraft are currently being updated with new interiors, featuring LCD screens and new seats.
  • McDonnell Douglas MD-80s [4] are the mainstay of AA's medium-range fleet, and you are exceedingly likely to board one (or two) if you are connecting in Dallas or Chicago.^ On United, you will probably connect in Chicago .
    • airline@Everything2.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC everything2.com [Source type: News]

    ^ McDonnell Douglas MD-11 .
    • American Airlines Fleet - Airfleets 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.airfleets.net [Source type: Academic]

    ^ McDonnell Douglas MD-82 .
    • Aviation Videos - American Airlines 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.flightlevel350.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Accident Database: Keyword Search > "american airlines" 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.airdisaster.com [Source type: News]

    .Economy class on the MD-80 is the most spacious economy in the AA fleet, with an extra inch of seat pitch and width in comparison to most other AA aircraft.^ Seat pitch is 31" on most aircraft, but on the Boeing 757 fleet it is 36-37".
    • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Prem Economy on other aircraft).
    • The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blogs.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ American operates the bulk of the MD-80 fleet with 367 aircraft.
    • Secretary Peters Letter to FAA and American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.dot.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Seating is five-abreast (2-3), meaning you are less likely to get a middle seat.^ If you would like to attend an event at American Airlines Arena, Coast To Coast Tickets can get you in the door and into great seats.
    • American Airlines Arena Tickets - Maps, Events, Seating Chart - Ticket Brokers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.coasttocoasttickets.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If you would like to attend an event at American Airlines Center, Coast To Coast Tickets can get you in the door and into great seats.
    • American Airlines Center Tickets - Maps, Events, Seating Chart - Ticket Brokers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.coasttocoasttickets.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If I'm ever put in this situation (of being the middle seat guy), you can be certain that it will make the news.
    • Passenger creates big debate at American - I mean big! - Unusual Attitude 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightglobal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .First class on an MD-80 features large, reclining seats.^ This is even on the First Class seating.
    • American Airlines - Downtown - Boston, MA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Barbara ; Olson had been seated in first class.
    • Flights-a Chronology 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.archives.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Close Look - First Officer John Kotruch does a preflight check of an MD-80, one of the 300 that the FAA recently grounded.
    • $3.3 million a day - Apr. 29, 2008 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC money.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    .However, there is no in-flight entertainment on the MD-80s.^ Cross-country flights in MD-80s 2.
    • felixsalmon.com: — American Airlines sucks 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.felixsalmon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ However, as part of a second audit of the airlines, FAA inspectors recently found that 15 of 19 MD-80s did not meet the wiring requirements.
    • More American Flights Canceled Over Jets' Wiring - washingtonpost.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.washingtonpost.com [Source type: News]

    ^ There is no bins above 8DE, and sometimes the flight attendant will allow you to store your carry-ons over the drink station behind first class.
    • United Airlines Boeing 757-200 (North America 1) - SeatExpert 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC seatexpert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Because the engines are at the back of the aircraft, first class is very quiet and the back rows are very loud.
  • Boeing 737s [5] are used on some short and medium range flights.^ Deadingsmac 7 months ago americanairlines 7 months ago Deadingsmac, these 737s are used for flights that don't require much sleeping!
    • YouTube - Tour American Airlines New Boeing 737-800 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Although a British airline, the British Overseas Aircraft Corporation; (BOAC), was the first to offer regular transatlantic services, Pan Am, using a; combination of Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8 aircraft, dominated the market in; the 1960s while setting the standards for excellent service.
    • Air Transportation: Pan American: The History of America's “Chosen Instrument” for Overseas Air Transport 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.centennialofflight.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It is said that these ordered aircrafts will be delivered to the airline company during the year 2016 and 2019, when the Boeing 747 and 767 aircrafts on the international routes will be stopped using.
    • American Airlines, American Airways, Flight Schedule, Aircraft Types 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.travelchinaguide.com [Source type: News]

    .These aircraft have overhead video screens and feature similar First Class seats to those in the MD-80's.
  • Boeing 767-200s [6] provide three-class service on flights from JFK to Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as JFK-Miami.^ First and Business Class seat reviews .
    • American Airlines First and Business Class seat reviews and American Airlines First and Business Class seat comfort tests and passenger reports 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC flatseats.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You are so lucky those nose-section seats were first class.
    • pandagon.net 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC pandagon.net [Source type: General]

    ^ This is even on the First Class seating.
    • American Airlines - Downtown - Boston, MA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

    .These have a much older first class cabin than other AA planes, although it is quite comfortable.^ Any AA or one world First Class .
    • Elite tier comparison chart - FewMiles' Unofficial Guide to American Airlines AAdvantage 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC members.shaw.ca [Source type: General]

    ^ Both ; of these ; witnesses began the flight in the first-class cabin.
    • Flights-a Chronology 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.archives.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I'm not allowed in the first class cabin".
    • AAdvantage member flying on LAN - FlyerTalk Forums 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.flyertalk.com [Source type: General]

    First Class is currently being updated with new fully-flat seats.
  • American Eagle, which operates AA's feeder flights, mainly uses single-class Embraer regional jets, along with some Canadair regional jets (CRJ-700), and a handful of tiny Saab 340s and ATR's based mainly in Miami

Frequent flyer program

.AA's frequent flyer program is called AAdvantage.^ American's frequent flyer program is called AAdvantage.
  • American Airlines - flights and passenger information 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.cheapflights.com [Source type: News]
  • American Airlines - flights and passenger information 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.cheapflights.com [Source type: News]

^ And frequent flyer programs?
  • Makeover needed: American Airlines - BloggingStocks 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.bloggingstocks.com [Source type: General]

^ Frequent flyer program .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]
  • American Airlines - airline information: facts, fleet, flight destinations, frequent flyer program, airline codes 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.planeticketsnow.com [Source type: News]

Earning miles

.AAdvantage members earn miles on all oneworld carriers, as well as, Air Pacific (Fiji), Air Sahara (India), Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska Airlines, Brussels Airlines (Belgium), El Al, Gulf Air, Hawaiian Airlines, Mexicana, and TAM (Brazil).^ View more information on earning miles on Alaska Airlines flights .
  • American Airlines Codeshare Partner Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air / AA.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: General]

^ Start earning AAdvantage miles.
  • 25000 American airlines open Citi Card American Express 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.fatwallet.com [Source type: General]

^ El Al is the best airline I have flown.
  • The Worst Airlines in the World 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC blog.hotelclub.com [Source type: General]

For the current list of Advantage Mileage Earning Airlines refer to here: [7]

Redeeming miles

.American has two basic types of award ticket: MileSAAver, which is subject to blackout dates and capacity restrictions, and AAnytime, which is not subject to blackout dates or capacity restrictions.^ Blackout dates and other restrictions apply.
  • American Airlines | Yapta Blog 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC blog.yapta.com [Source type: News]

^ Travel using AAdvantage® miles is subject to governmental regulation, availability, capacity controls, embargo dates and certain other restrictions, which may include a Saturday night stay, all of which are subject to change at the sole discretion of American Airlines.
  • Sweepstakes Terms 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.points.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Award certificates (including eVouchers) and tickets are valid for one year from issue date, unless otherwise stated.
  • AAdvantage Program Basics (AA) - FlyerGuide Wiki 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flyerguide.com [Source type: General]

.AAnytime tickets generally cost twice as many miles as MileSAAver tickets.^ In the dark of ; winter 2007, and since, many airlines have effectively increased cost of a trans-Atlantic ; ticket for a bicyclist by as much as $500 ( Lufthansa ) and $400 ( Delta ).
  • Airline Baggage Regulations For Bicycles 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.ibike.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You can fly anywhere in the continental United States for 25,000 miles per ticket (Hawaii will cost you 35,000).
  • How to Maximize Your American Airlines Miles Account - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 24 September 2009 16:53 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

^ One (1) Free Airline Ticket that costs 25,000 miles or less (see AA for full rules ) I will pay for your hostel , up to $100.
  • American Airlines Can Bite Me–The Contest | AlmostFearless.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC almostfearless.com [Source type: General]

.International markets have "peak" and "off-peak" mile costs for economy class travel which skew this basic formula slightly.^ Travel during "off-peak" times.
  • American Airlines' Top 10 Travel Tips for Busy Summer and High Season Air Travels 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC airtravel.about.com [Source type: General]

^ Travel during off-peak times.
  • American Airlines' Top 10 Travel Tips for Busy Summer and High Season Air Travels 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC airtravel.about.com [Source type: General]

^ International Travel The U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to, from, or via Europe and India View new checked bag charges for customers who purchase Economy Class tickets on or after September 14, 2009.
  • American Airlines General Baggage Information On AA.com 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.americanairlines.co.uk [Source type: General]

[8]
.An informal Wall Street Journal study in 2007 concluded that American was one of the easiest US major airlines on which to redeem miles for free travel.^ The Wall Street Journal 'Peek under the wing at airline secrets.
  • Amazon.com: Inside American Airlines: Documentary: Movies & TV 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Read More in: American Airlines AAdvantage , American Airlines AAdvantage® miles , american Airlines , discount , travel , travel.
  • american Airlines Archive - Points Wizard 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC boardingarea.com [Source type: General]

^ Can I earn and redeem miles on other airlines?

.AAdvantage miles can also be redeemed for car rentals and hotel stays.^ Special offers on hotel and car rental .
  • Elite tier comparison chart - FewMiles' Unofficial Guide to American Airlines AAdvantage 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC members.shaw.ca [Source type: General]

^ Whether you book online at AA.com or another travel site, use a travel agent or redeem your AAdvantage® frequent flier miles, it is imperative to book as far in advance as possible to get the best deals on flights, hotels and rental cars to the destination you desire.
  • American Airlines' Top 10 Travel Tips for Busy Summer and High Season Air Travels 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC airtravel.about.com [Source type: General]

^ Miles accumulated in the program allow members to redeem tickets, upgrade service class, or obtain free or discounted car rentals, hotel stays, merchandise, or other products and services through partners.
  • American_Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC hewgill.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Elite status

.AAdvantage elite status is determined by the number of miles or segments you fly on an AA, AA codeshare, Alaska Airlines or oneworld flight.^ View more information on earning miles on Alaska Airlines flights .
  • American Airlines Codeshare Partner Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air / AA.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.aa.com [Source type: General]

^ Alaska Airlines flights .
  • American Airlines (AA) flights - Skyscanner USA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.skyscanner.net [Source type: General]

^ American Airlines (AA) flights .
  • American Airlines (AA) flights - Skyscanner USA 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.skyscanner.net [Source type: General]

.You can also earn status based on your accrued elite status points: you get 1 point per mile traveled on most discounted economy tickets, 1.5 points per mile on full-fare economy and premium class tickets, and 0.5 points per mile on deeply discounted economy tickets.^ Discount economy fares earn 25% of actual miles flown.
  • AAdvantage Program Basics (AA) - FlyerGuide Wiki 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flyerguide.com [Source type: General]

^ I asked, "What if you’re an elite member, or have a first class ticket?"
  • American Airlines to Dallas 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.johnnyjet.com [Source type: General]

^ U class tickets on Intra-Europe flights earn 25% of flight miles.
  • Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Airline Partners 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alaskaair.com [Source type: General]

The basic tiers are: [9]
  • Gold (25,000 miles/points or 30 segments) - Oneworld Ruby
  • Platinum (50,000 miles/points or 60 segments) - Oneworld Sapphire
  • Executive Platinum (100,000 miles/points or 100 segments) - Oneworld Emerald
.AAdvantage is unique among frequent flyer programs in its challenge program.^ American's frequent flyer program is called AAdvantage.
  • American Airlines - flights and passenger information 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.cheapflights.com [Source type: News]
  • American Airlines - flights and passenger information 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.cheapflights.com [Source type: News]

^ And frequent flyer programs?
  • Makeover needed: American Airlines - BloggingStocks 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.bloggingstocks.com [Source type: General]

^ Frequent flyer program .
  • British Airways (UK) | FlightMemory - Encyclopedia 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flightmemory.com [Source type: News]
  • American Airlines - airline information: facts, fleet, flight destinations, frequent flyer program, airline codes 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.planeticketsnow.com [Source type: News]

.A passenger can earn Gold or Platinum status by calling AAdvantage, asking to take the challenge, and then racking up a certain number of elite status points within a certain period of time.^ An AA Challenge is successfully completed when you earn the requisite number of points within the three month period after you sign up.
  • Challenge (AA) - FlyerGuide Wiki 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.flyerguide.com [Source type: General]

^ What about my AAdvantage elite status?
  • AOL AAdvantage: The most eagerly anticipated loyalty program - SmarterTravel.com 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.smartertravel.com [Source type: News]

^ Being an Aadvantage gold member, I called the aadvantage hotline in the US to ask what to do.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

.As of October 2007, 5,000 points in 3 months were required for the Gold challenge and 10,000 points for the Platinum challenge.^ Concurrent Gold and Platinum Challenges are not allowed.
  • Challenge (AA) - FlyerGuide Wiki 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.flyerguide.com [Source type: General]

^ The Challenge - You need to accrue 5,000 Q-points for the Gold Challenge or 10,000 Q-points for the Platinum Challenge.
  • AAdvantage Platinum - FewMiles' Unofficial Guide to American Airlines AAdvantage 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC members.shaw.ca [Source type: General]

^ Platinum Elite status is awarded to members who earn 75,000 Elite qualification miles or 90 Elite qualification points.

. [10] However, a passenger can only attempt a status challenge once; it is intended to bring new people into elite status, not as a method of retaining elite status.^ Later; in August 1971, American Airlines became the world's first airline to put the; new wide-body Douglas DC-10 into operation.

^ Later in August; 1971, American Airlines became the world's first airline to put the new; wide-body Douglas DC-10 into; operation.
  • American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.super70s.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Seriously, we fear that this new surcharge will have passengers bringing HUGE carryons aboard.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

.So while you can easily make Platinum with a single trans-pacific flight in economy class, you will have to follow that up with much more mileage in order to retain your status for more than a year.^ You can’t find yourself much more accepted than that.
  • Sarah's Story 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC ai.eecs.umich.edu [Source type: Original source]

^ There are more travelers; than there are flights.
  • Airlines and Surfboard Checking Costs 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.rodndtube.com [Source type: General]

^ If you want more than that, you gotta anti up brutha.
  • American Airlines flight attendants rally for a contract | AIRLINE BIZ Blog | dallasnews.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC aviationblog.dallasnews.com [Source type: General]

.Also, AA recently began charging a fee for challenges - $50 for Gold; $200 for Platinum.^ I am a Platinum flier on AA, so I will not be charged a bag fee.
  • American Airlines responds to critics of $15 bag fee - This Just In - Budget Travel 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC current.newsweek.com [Source type: General]

^ Though full fare, gold/platinum frequent fliers, first and business class customers, are exempt from the fee, American expects 25% of its customers to be affected by the charge.
  • americanairlines coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

^ I’m still battling a $50 charge ransom fee by American Airlines for overweight luggage on my return from Europe last October.

Lounges

.AA's main lounge is called the Admirals Club.^ Peace and quiet in the Admirals Club Lounge .
  • American Airlines Admirals Club: The Lounge Brings Luxury Back to Airports for Aadvantage Flyers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC luxuryresorttravel.suite101.com [Source type: News]

^ To become a member, call the American Airlines Admirals Club customer service at (800) 237-7971 The ambience is subdued, the sofas and cushy leather chairs are comfortable, and the time passes easily at American Airlines Admirals Club lounges.
  • American Airlines Admirals Club: The Lounge Brings Luxury Back to Airports for Aadvantage Flyers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC luxuryresorttravel.suite101.com [Source type: News]

^ Admirals Club lounges have Wi-Fi internet access, and free access to the internet on Lenovo ThinkCentre computers.
  • American Airlines Admirals Club: The Lounge Brings Luxury Back to Airports for Aadvantage Flyers 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC luxuryresorttravel.suite101.com [Source type: News]

. [11] Membership costs $450 for the first year and $400 each year thereafter; you can also buy membership with AAdvantage miles, and obtain discounts based on your AAdvantage elite status.^ Base pay his first year ; was $400 a month.
  • AA retirement plan questions 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.alliedpilots.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What about my AAdvantage elite status?
  • AOL AAdvantage: The most eagerly anticipated loyalty program - SmarterTravel.com 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.smartertravel.com [Source type: News]

^ You have to be an elite AAdvantage member, or have elite status with a oneworld partner.

.Oneworld Sapphire and Emerald members can use Admirals Clubs when travelling on a Oneworld itinerary that day; AAdvantage Platinum and Executive Platinum members can only take advantage of this when traveling on an international itinerary.^ Take advantage of the double ticket days.
  • american Airlines Archive - Points Wizard 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC boardingarea.com [Source type: General]

^ AAdvantage Executive Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum and AAdvantage Gold members are also excluded from this limit.
  • 25000 American airlines open Citi Card American Express 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.fatwallet.com [Source type: General]

^ The fee does not apply to American's AAdvantage Gold, Platinum and Executive Platinum members, nor to customers who purchase full-fare tickets in the economy, business and first-class cabins.

.American also has a special first class lounge, called the Flagship Lounge, in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, London-Heathrow and most recently New York - Kennedy John F. Kennedy International Airport.^ The first flight will depart from American's hub at Miami International Airport at 6:40 a.m.
  • ; American Airlines to Resume Service to Haiti Starting Feb ; 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.hotelinteractive.com [Source type: General]

^ You can find business class specials from New York , Los Angeles , Chicago , Miami , and other U.S. departure cities.

^ In recent months, American has launched service from Los Angeles to Tokyo and from New York to Brussels.
  • USATODAY.com - American airlines flex international muscle 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

.Access to the Flagship Lounge is available if you are traveling in first class to/from Europe, Asia, Central America, South America or Mexico City, or if you are traveling in first class on a coast-to-coast transcontinental flight (in the case of LAX or SFO), or if you are a Oneworld Emerald member and otherwise eligible to use the Admirals Club.^ I asked, "What if you’re an elite member, or have a first class ticket?"
  • American Airlines to Dallas 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.johnnyjet.com [Source type: General]

^ Admirals Club for members and American Airlines First and Business Class international passengers, Flagship Lounge for American Airlines First Class passengers and Arrivals Lounge for American Airlines First and Business Class passengers.
  • First and Business Class Airlines - American Airlines | Flight Centre 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.flightcentre.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ I used to travel american to LA, Orlando, Central and South American.
  • Makeover needed: American Airlines - BloggingStocks 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.bloggingstocks.com [Source type: General]

.For first class transcons, you must be booked in F or Z inventory, but this does include AAdvantage awards.^ We've discovered something interesting and unique in one of American Airlines' "booking codes" or "inventory codes" for domestic First Class travel that helps identify flights with mileage upgrade availability.

^ There is no bins above 8DE, and sometimes the flight attendant will allow you to store your carry-ons over the drink station behind first class.
  • United Airlines Boeing 757-200 (North America 1) - SeatExpert 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC seatexpert.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ American Airlines’ regional carrier American Eagle is upgrading the interiors of its Canadair CRJ-700 regional jets, to include 9 first-class seats.

.For international 3-cabin flights, you must be in First Class, but it doesn't matter how you got there.^ Both ; of these ; witnesses began the flight in the first-class cabin.
  • Flights-a Chronology 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.archives.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I'm not allowed in the first class cabin".
  • AAdvantage member flying on LAN - FlyerTalk Forums 15 September 2009 3:30 UTC www.flyertalk.com [Source type: General]

^ You mean ONLY First class.
  • American Airlines Installs Broadband On First Plane - 15 Boeing 767-200 aircraft to be outfitted this year... - dslreports.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.dslreports.com [Source type: General]

.London Heathrow also has an Arrivals Lounge open to all arriving first and business class passengers.^ Airlines can reap a premium for long-haul seats, particularly business and first class.
  • American, partners offer $1.1 billion to JAL - Aviation- msnbc.com 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: News]

^ Upper-tier members of the airlines frequent flyer programme or those in first or business class, full-fare economy ticketholders and passengers with Presidential Plus credit cards will not be required to pay the fee.
  • American Airlines | erentals news 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.erentals.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Though full fare, gold/platinum frequent fliers, first and business class customers, are exempt from the fee, American expects 25% of its customers to be affected by the charge.
  • americanairlines coverage by Gothamist 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

.Economy passengers can also use the lounge by paying US$50 plus VAT at the door.^ Upper-tier members of the airlines frequent flyer programme or those in first or business class, full-fare economy ticketholders and passengers with Presidential Plus credit cards will not be required to pay the fee.
  • American Airlines | erentals news 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.erentals.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ The cost is US $27.50 per 1,000 miles, plus a $30.00 transaction fee.
  • AAdvantage Program Basics (AA) - FlyerGuide Wiki 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.flyerguide.com [Source type: General]

^ Inbound passengers transferring to BA must be either First or Business Class, Economy Executive Platinum or Platinum members to have access to BA Lounge.
  • First and Business Class Airlines - American Airlines | Flight Centre 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC www.flightcentre.co.uk [Source type: News]

The lounge has showers, drinks, gym equipment and a business center.

Wiktionary

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English

Noun

Singular
American Airlines
Plural
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American Airlines
  1. (poker slang) A pair of aces as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em, double-A, or "AA", the two-letter code for American Airlines.

References

  • Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. .ISBN 978-1880069523
  • Wikipedia-logo.png American Airlines on Wikipedia.^ More about American Airlines from Wikipedia » .
    • American Airlines | ajc.com 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC projects.ajc.com [Source type: General]
    • American Airlines | ajc.com 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC projects.ajc.com [Source type: General]

    ^ American Eagle Airlines is a regional service provider for American Airlines which it uses to fly to smaller cities http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American...
    • YouTube - American Airlines 13 May 2010 22:18 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • YouTube - American Airlines 3 February 2010 14:19 UTC www.youtube.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Wake up America Web Search for American Airlines American Airlines www.aa.com American Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia en.wikipedia.org American Airlines .
    • American Airlines - Topics - Breitbart.com 10 February 2010 11:12 UTC topics.breitbart.com [Source type: General]

    Wikipedia

Simple English

American Airlines
IATA
AA
ICAO
AAL
Callsign
AMERICAN
Founded 1930 (as American Airways)
Hubs
Focus cities
Frequent flyer program AAdvantage
Member lounge Admirals Club
Alliance

Oneworld

Fleet size 602 (+126 Orders)[3]
Destinations 157 excl.code-shares
Company slogan We know why you fly.
Parent company AMR Corporation`
Headquarters Fort Worth, Texas, US
Key people Gerard Arpey (CEO)
Tom Horton (CFO)
Website aa.com

American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is a Fort Worth, Texas, United States-based airline.[4] [[File: |thumb|220px|left|American Airlines, Boeing 757]]

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