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American Airlines

major airline of the United States
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American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is the largest airline of the United States.[9] It is based in Fort Worth [10] It was founded in 1930 with the name American Airways. 82 small airlines were combined in 1930 to form American.[11] In 1934, the name was officially changed to American Airlines. American was the first airline to have computerized reservations, a frequent-flyer program and an airline lounge.[12][13] In 1999, American helped start Oneworld.[14] In 2001, American bought TWA. In 2011, American filed for bankruptcy. American was combined with US Airways in 2013.[15] In 2016, American will introduce a new no-frills fare. This is to compete with many low-cost carriers.[16]

American Airlines, Inc.
IATA ICAO Callsign
AA[1] AAL[1] AMERICAN[2]
FoundedApril 15, 1926; 93 years ago (1926-04-15) (earliest predecessor airline as American Airways, Inc.)
Chicago, Illinois, United States[3]
Commenced operationsJune 25, 1936 (1936-06-25)[3]
AOC #AALA025A[4]
Hubs
Frequent-flyer programAAdvantage
AllianceOneworld
Fleet size956 (mainline)[5]
Destinations350[6]
Company slogan
  • "The World's Greatest Flyers Fly American"
  • "Going for Great"
  • "Great is what we're going for"
Parent companyAmerican Airlines Group
Traded asNASDAQAAL
HeadquartersCentrePort, Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Key people
RevenueSee parent
Operating incomeSee parent
Net incomeSee parent
Total assetsSee parent
Total equitySee parent
Employees122,300 (May 2017)[8]
Websitewww.aa.com

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "American Airlines". ch-aviation. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  2. "7340.2F with Change 1 and Change 2 and Change 3" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. October 15, 2015. pp. 3–1–18. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "History of American Airlines". American Airlines Inc. 2015. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  4. "Airline Certificate Information – Detail View". av-info.faa.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. May 12, 2015. Certificate Number AALA025A
  5. "American Airlines Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. January 3, 2017. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  6. "About us". American Airlines. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  7. "Leadership bios". American Airlines. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  8. "Oneworld at a glance". Oneworld. November 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  9. "The biggest airline has the biggest profit". Dallas News. 27 January 2015.
  10. "Federal Aviation Administration - Airline Certificate Information - Detail View". Retrieved 2008-07-09.
  11. "American Airlines: Flight Schedule, Aircraft Types". www.travelchinaguide.com.
  12. Roberts, Kathleen (1 November 2013). "Airline Reservation Systems History 101".
  13. https://www.aa.com/i18n/amrcorp/corporateInformation/facts/admiralshistory.jsp
  14. "Home Page - oneworld". www.oneworld.com.
  15. "US Airways Brand Goes the Way of TWA, Pan Am and So Many More". Skift. 8 April 2015.
  16. "American Airlines Plan for 'No Frills' Ticket Is Good News for Fliers". NBC News.

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