American Airlines is the world’s largest airline after a 2012 merger with US Airways. American Airlines (airline code: AA), founded in 1930, is one of major airlines in the world dedicated to providing the most reliable air travel. Today, American Airlines with a fleet of 621 aircraft is a member of the Oneworld alliance, and has been awarded a 3-star rating by Skytrax.
American Airlines with its major hubs in Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW), Chicago O´Hare (ORD), Miami (MIO) and San Juan (SJU) airports serves more than 250 destinations – including more than 150 in the USA, flies to almost 50 countries internationally, continuing to maintain a high standard of service. Use 1800CSN to find flights on American Airlines.
American Airlines, American Eagle and the American Connection carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,500 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. No matter what class you travel – expect to enjoy comfort, convenience, and excellent service when flying with American Airlines.
American Airlines, Inc. (is also known as AA) is a major U.S airline. It headquarters located in Fort Worth, Texas, within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. It is the world’s most largest airline when measured by fleet size, generated revenue, scheduled passenger-kilometers flown, and the number of destinations served. American together with its regional partners operates an extensive international and domestic network with an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.
On April 15, 1926, Charles Lindbergh flew the first American Airlines flight – carrying U.S. mail from St. Louis, Missouri, to Chicago, Illinois. After 8 years of mail routes, the airline began to form into what it is today. American founder C.R. Smith worked with Donald Douglas to create the DC-3; a plane that changed the entire airline industry, switching revenue sources from mail to passengers.
Founded: American Airlines was started in 1930 via a union of more than eighty small airlines.
Slogan: “The World’s Greatest Flyers Fly American”
- Flexibility in locations.
- Allows for great travel opportunities.
- Simple earning structure.
- Lots of redemption options.
- Miles can be redeemed for air travel, hotel stays, car rentals, vacations and retail gift cards.
- Gogo inflight internet.
- Complimentary ‘buy on board’ meals and a cocktail when in coach.
- Consistently friendly crew.
- Executive Platinum really is top tier.
- My upgrades clear, even during the irregular operations.
- International first class award availability.
- Discounts Available.
- Fly to wide array of destinations, multiple class options (first, business,etc), good frequent flyer miles, usually on time
- Fewer partner airlines.
- Potentially higher fares.
- More customer competition.
- Restrictions on eligible flights.
- Restrictions on fare classes eligible for upgrades.
- expensive, many extra fees for luggage, food, etc.
American Airlines Classes of Service:
First Class – The majority of domestic flights have Main Cabin and First Class cabins.
Business Class – This mid-tier cabin is offered domestically on 777-200 (772) and 787 domestic flights. The 787 is flying almost all international routes, but occasionally hops between Chicago and Dallas for crew familiarization.
International Business Class: International Business Class is offered on some Boeing 757-200s and all Airbus A330-200s, Airbus A330-300s, Boeing 767-300ERs, Boeing 777-200ERs, Boeing 777-300ERs, Boeing 787-8s, and Boeing 787-9s.
Domestic First Class: First Class is offered on all domestic mainline aircraft, as well as regional aircraft with more than 50 seats. When such aircraft are used on flights to international destinations including Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, the First Class cabin is branded as Business Class.
Premium Economy: American announced a new Premium Economy product for most long-haul widebody aircraft. This new product will debut on the new 787-9s in late 2016 and will be available on the new A350s in 2018.
Basic Economy: American’s basic economy product, Basic Economy, is available on select routes. It is American’s lowest main cabin fare. Basic economy is located in main cabin, but comes with restrictions. These restrictions include assigned seat at check in, no access to overhead bins, no upgrades or refunds, and boarding in the last group.