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American Airlines

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American Airlines

major U.S. airline headquartered in Fort Worth, Texasadd

Category: Business (5)

Founded in 1930.

Countries: United States (43%), (14%), France (4%)

Main connections: Airbus A320 family, US Airways, Airbus

Linked to: AMR Corporation, American Airlines Group, US Airways Group, Qantas

 

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1930

American's early liveries varied widely, but a common livery was adopted in the 1930s, featuring an eagle painted on the fuselage add something


1933

By 1933 American Airways operated a transcontinental route network serving 72 cities, mostly in the northeastern, midwestern, and southwestern United States add something


1934

In 1934 American Airways Company was acquired by E. L. Cord, who renamed it "American Air Lines" add something

 

Lockheed Model 9 Orion - American Airways, renamed American Airlines in 1934, operated several 9D Orions


1936

Smith worked with Donald Douglas to develop the DC-3, which American Airlines was first to fly, in 1936 add something


1939

The airline procured a liquor license and began operating the lounge as the "Admirals Club" in 1939 add something


1940

In August 1940 American scheduled flights to 44 airports; in August 1953 to 66, in April 1968 to 47 and in November 1978 to 68 add something


1946

Harold Taft - He graduated from Phillips University in 1946 and joined American Airlines as a staff meteorologist


1948

Parey Branton - In 1948, Branton joined the staff of American Airlines in El Paso, Texas, and was later assigned in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California

 

El Al - The airline was incorporated and became Israel's national flag carrier on 15 November 1948, although it used leased aircraft until February 1949, when two unpressurized DC-4s were purchased from American Airlines


1949

Harold Taft - In 1949, Taft and two fellow American Airlines meteorologists, Bob Denney and Walter Porter, proposed a nightly weather program to WBAP-TV


1950

AOA was sold to Pan Am in 1950 add something


1951

American Airlines provided advertising and free usage of its aircraft in the 1951 film "Three Guys Named Mike" add something


1954

Lockheed L-188 Electra - In 1954 the company offered the twin-engined CL-303, to meet an American Airlines requirement; it was a high-wing design for 60 to 70 passengers but again the design failed to interest other carriers


1955

Lockheed L-188 Electra - This design was launched as the Model 188 with an order for 35 by American Airlines on June 8, 1955, followed by an Eastern Airlines order for 40 on September 27, 1955


1960

In the 1960s, Mattel released a series of "American Airlines stewardess" Barbie dolls add something

 

In the late 1960s, American commissioned designer Massimo Vignelli to develop a new livery add something


1961

Until Capital merged into United in 1961 AA was the largest American airline, which meant second-largest in the world, after Aeroflot add something


1963

Allied Pilots Association - APA was founded in 1963 by a group of American Airlines pilots who broke away from the Air Line Pilots Association


1965

William Seawell - After two years with the Air Transport Association, in 1965 he served as senior vice president for operations at American Airlines, as president of Rolls-Royce Aero Engines


1967

In 1967, Massimo Vignelli designed the famous AA logo add something

 

This included a new logo replacing the classic 1967 logo add something


1970

American operated interchange flight services in conjunction with Alaska Airlines during the 1970s between Texas and Alaska during the construction of the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline add something

 

In 1970 American Airlines had flights from St. Louis, Chicago (O'Hare_International_Airport), and New York to Honolulu and on to Sydney and Auckland via American Samoa and Nadi, Fiji add something

 

'" Crandall noted that since airline deregulation of the 1970s, 150 airlines had gone out of business add something


1971

In 1971, American acquired Trans Caribbean Airways add something


1973

Witold Urbanowicz - After his release he fled to the USA. He lived in New York City working for American Airlines, Eastern Airlines and Republic Aviation, retiring in 1973

 

On March 30, 1973 American became the first major airline to employ a female pilot when Bonnie Tiburzi was hired to fly Boeing 727s add something


1978

Boeing 767 - The 767 was officially launched on July 14, 1978, when United Airlines ordered 30 of the 767-200 variant, followed by 50 more 767-200 orders from American Airlines and Delta Air Lines later that year


1979

After moving its headquarters to Fort Worth, Texas from New York City in 1979, American Airlines changed to a hub-and-spoke system in 1981, opening its first hub at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport add something

 

Charles Burlingame - In 1979, Burlingame left active duty with the Navy and joined American Airlines though, he remained in the Naval Reserves


1980

In the late 1980s, American Airlines opened three hubs for north-south traffic add something

 

Led by its new chairman and CEO, Robert Crandall, American expanded its service from these hubs through the 1980s, adding service to other European destinations as well as Japan add something


1981

Launched May 1, 1981, it was the second such loyalty program in the world , and remains the largest with more than 67 million members as of October 2011 add something


1982

Boeing 767 - American Airlines and TWA began flying the 767-200 in late 1982, while Air Canada, China Airlines, and El Al began operating the aircraft in 1983

 

Trans World Corporation - Conversely, it was circa 1982-1984 when UAL Corporation and AMR Corporation, the parent companies of American Airlines and United Airlines first took shape

 

Howard Putnam - In 1982, he had a famous conversation with American Airlines CEO Robert Crandall, in which he was told by Crandall that if Braniff raised their prices, American would too

 

American opened a second hub in the new Terminal 3 at Chicago (O'Hare_International_Airport) O'Hare in 1982, and began transatlantic service between Dallas and London in May 1982 add something


1983

Executive Airlines - Fabregas, a 25-year industry veteran, joined American Airlines in 1983 and quickly progressed through a number of management positions


1984

American operated a cargo operation called "American Freighter" until 1984, using cargo-only Boeing 707 and Boeing 747 aircraft that had previously been used in passenger service add something


1985

Yield management - On January 17, 1985, American Airlines launched Ultimate Super Saver fares in an effort to compete with low cost carrier People Express Airlines


1986

Boeing 767 - The 767-300ER completed its first flight on December 9, 1986, but it was not until March 1987 that the first firm order, from American Airlines, was placed


1987

Air California in 1987, Trans World Airlines London Heathrow Airport Routes in 1990, Reno Air in 1999, Trans World Airlines itself in 2001 add something

 

American Eagle Airlines - Until 1987 these third-party carriers flew under contract with American Airlines to provide regional feed to its hubs


1988

Boeing 767 - The 767-300ER, the extended-range version of the 767-300, entered service with American Airlines in 1988

 

Boeing 767 - The type entered service with American Airlines on March 3, 1988


1989

Brian Dubie - In 1989, he left Simmons to fly for American Airlines, first in the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft, and now in the Boeing 737-800


1990

Lower fuel prices and a favorable business climate led to higher profits in the 1990s add something

 

Miami International Airport became a hub after American Airlines bought Central and South American routes from Eastern Air Lines in 1990 add something

 

Through the 1990s, American Airlines expanded its network in Latin America to become the dominant U.S. carrier in the region add something

 

Jack Reilly (artist) - The 1990s yielded large-scale public art and corporate commissions for Reilly with the County of San Diego Public Arts Program and American Airlines at Los Angeles International Airport


1991

Legacy carrier - By the end of 1991, there were seven remaining transcontinental legacy carriers: American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, TWA, United, and USAir


1994

LOT Polish Airlines - In 1994 the airline signed a code-sharing agreement with American Airlines on flights to and from Warsaw as well as onward flights in the United States and Poland operated by both companies; flights to Thessaloniki, Zagreb and Nice were inaugurated, and according to an IATA report, in this year LOT had the youngest fleet of any airline in the world


1996

Regine Zylberberg - A feisty and outspoken person by nature, in 1996 RĂ©gine and her son were arrested for refusing to comply with crew requests and smoking on an American Airlines flight

 

Charles Burlingame - Burlingame retired as a Navy Reserve Captain in 1996 and worked at American Airlines

 

Research Triangle - In 1996, American Airlines ceased its hub operations at RDU due to Pan Am and Eastern Airlines

 

US Airways - In 1996, the alliance between USAir and British Airways ended in a court battle when British Airways announced its intentions to partner with American Airlines


1997

Thirty years later, in 1997, American Airlines was able to make its logo Internet-compatible by buying the domain AA.com add something

 

Economy of Lebanon - Since the lifting of the passport restriction in 1997 , a number of large U.S. companies have opened branches or regional offices, including Microsoft, American Airlines, Coca-Cola, FedEx, UPS, General Electric, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Cisco Systems, Eli Lilly, Computer Associates and Pepsi Cola

 

The industry's expansion was not lost on pilots who on February 17, 1997 went on strike for higher wages add something


1998

Robert Crandall left in 1998 and was replaced by Donald J. Carty, who negotiated the purchase of the near bankrupt Trans World Airlines and its hub in St. Louis in April 2001 add something

 

British Airways - In September 1998, British Airways, along with American Airlines, &Cathay_Pacific, Qantas, and Canadian Airlines, formed the Oneworld airline alliance

 

Cathay Pacific - In 21 September 1998, Cathay Pacific, together with American Airlines, &British_Airways, Canadian Airlines, and Qantas, co-founded the Oneworld airline alliance

 

On October 15, 1998, American Airlines became the first airline to offer electronic ticketing in the 44 countries it serves add something


1999

In 1999, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Canadian Airlines, and Qantas founded the global airline alliance Oneworld add something

 

In 1999, American painted a new Boeing 757 in its 1959 international orange livery add something

 

American Airlines purchased Reno Air in February 1999 and integrated its operations on August 31, 1999, but did not resume hub operations in San Jose add something


2000

It has led to reduction of waste by 50 percent since 2000 add something

 

While the Dallas lounge is no longer open, Flagship Lounges are now available at four airports: Chicago-O'Hare, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, and New York-JFK. American previously offered a Flagship Lounge in Miami from 2000 to 2002, and again from 2009 add something

 

Turkish Airlines - Turkish Airlines continued to extend its international reach, forging marketing agreements with Asiana Airlines, American Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Czech Airlines and Cathay Pacific in 2000


2001

American Airlines began losing money in the economic downturn that followed the September 11, 2001 attacks, in which two of its planes were destroyed add something

 

Leo Cullum - After completing his military service, Cullum became a pilot for TWA, which was later taken over by American Airlines where he worked until his retirement in 2001

 

Argenbright Security - Through a contract with United Airlines, Argenbright operated passenger security checkpoints at Dulles International Airport, where five hijackers passed through before boarding American Airlines Flight 77 on September 11, 2001

 

Chautauqua Airlines - In June 2001, American Airlines, who had purchased TWA, renewed the existing regional jet service with Chautauqua for feeder service at St. Louis using 44-seat Embraer 140 aircraft

 

Research Triangle - Midway, originally incorporated in Chicago, had some success after moving its operations to the midpoint of the eastern United States at RDU and its headquarters to Morrisville, NC. The carrier ultimately couldn't overcome three weighty challenges: the arrival of Southwest Airlines, the refusal of American Airlines to renew the frequent flyer affiliation it had with Midway , and the significant blow of September 11, 2001

 

Majed Moqed - On September 11, 2001, Moqed boarded American Airlines Flight 77 and assisted in the hijacking of the plane so that it could be crashed into the Pentagon


2002

Travel agency - In 2002, Delta Air Lines announced a zero-commission base for the U.S. and Canada; after a few months United Airlines, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Northwest Airlines, US Airways and American Trans Air all followed suit


2004

Republic Airlines - In 2004 RAH activated Republic Airline in reaction to the suit of American Airlines pilots against American


2005

Meet the Parents - On July 18, 2005, a regularly scheduled American Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico had to be diverted back to Fort Lauderdale shortly after take-off due to a bomb threat


2006

Regus - In 2006 the Company entered partnerships with Air France-KLM and American Airlines for preferred access for business travellers and in 2007 it entered a partnership with American Express for preferred access for their Business Platinum cardholders

 

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 add something

 

Montel Williams - In July 2006, Williams proposed to girlfriend Tara Fowler, an American Airlines flight attendant


2007

Archos - In May 2007, American Airlines revealed plans of offering modified Archos 604 and 704s to first-class passengers for entertainment during their flight


2008

Boeing 767 - During the same period, operators upgraded aircraft already in service; in 2008, the first 767-300ER retrofitted with blended winglets from Aviation Partners Inc.rporated debuted with American Airlines

 

American had repeated run-ins with the FAA regarding maintenance of its MD-80 fleet, canceling 1,000 flights to inspect wire bundles over three days in April 2008 to make sure they complied with government safety regulations add something

 

Until open skies came into effect in April 2008, American Airlines and United Airlines were the only U.S. carriers permitted to serve Heathrow add something

 

US Airways - On April 25, 2008, it was reported that US Airways was in talks to merge its operations with either American Airlines or United Airlines, partially as a response to the recent Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines merger

 

London Stansted Airport - Finally, in July 2008 American Airlines withdrew from the airport

 

American closed its Kansas City overhaul base, inherited from TWA. On August 13, 2008, "The Kansas City Star" reported that American would move some overhaul work from the base, with repairs on Boeing 757s moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma along with one or two Boeing 767 repair lines; the city's aviation department offered to upgrade repair facilities on condition that the airline maintain at least 700 jobs add something


2009

After retiring its last & Airbus A300 aircraft in 2009, American Airlines operated an all-Boeing fleet , until the first Airbus A319 aircraft entered the fleet in July 2013 add something

 

American was a key player in the 2009-2011 restructuring of Japan Airlines add something

 

However, the airline's 2009 restructuring led to the airport being removed as a focus city on April 5, 2010 add something

 

Chautauqua Airlines - Based on 2009 published flight schedules, it operates scheduled passenger services on more than 700 flights daily to 98 airports in 31 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada through feeder services under the names AmericanConnection for American Airlines, United Express for United Airlines, Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines, Frontier Express for Frontier Airlines, US Airways Express for US Airways

 

United Airlines - This long-standing partnership ended in early 2009, when NBC signed a two-year deal with American Airlines

 

Buy-on-board service to Central America and the Dominican Republic began on March 1, 2009 add something

 

All Airbus A300 jets were retired by the end of August 2009 and are stored in Roswell, New Mexico add something

 

In September 2009, AMR Corporation announced that it was looking into buying part of the financially struggling JAL, while rival Delta Air Lines was looking into investing in the troubled airline along with its SkyTeam partner Air France-KLM add something

 

Japan Airlines called off negotiations of the possible deal with all airlines on October 5, 2009 add something

 

On October 28, 2009, American notified its employees that it would close the Kansas City base in September 2010, and would close or make cutbacks at five smaller maintenance stations, resulting in the loss of up to 700 jobs add something

 

Up in the Air (2009 film) - On November 14, 2009, Paramount flew 50 members of the press to New York with Anna Kendrick, Sad Brad Smith and representatives of American Airlines to promote "Up in the Air"


2010

Since late 2010, American Airlines has been involved in a dispute with two online ticketing agencies, Expedia and Orbitz add something

 

Boeing 767 - In 2010, four retired American Airlines 767-200s were dismantled for parts in Roswell, New Mexico, and their nose sections removed intact for collector or film use

 

Air Berlin - In preparation for joining the alliance, Air Berlin has been offering flights under codeshare agreements with American Airlines and Finnair since its 2010/2011 winter schedule came into force

 

Japan Airlines - In an interview with the "Asahi Shimbun" on January 1, 2010, JAL president Haruka Nishimatsu stated his preference in forming a partnership with Delta over American, and the "Yomiuri Shimbun" reported shortly thereafter that JAL and the Japanese government-backed Enterprise Turnaround Initiative Corporation would likely choose to form a business and capital tie-up with Delta, as part of which JAL would enter SkyTeam and reduce its international flight operations in favor of code-share agreements with Delta, and that American Airlines had begun procedures to end negotiations wi

 

Air France-KLM - On 7 February 2010 several news outlets reported that JAL will decide to keep its alliance with American Airlines and end talks with Delta

 

WestJet - However, in April 2010 WestJet announced that the airline partnership with Southwest Airlines was terminated, in October 2010 WestJet partnered with American Airlines instead

 

In early July 2010, it was reported that American Airlines was trying to find buyers for its regional airline American Eagle add something

 

The USDOT granted AA preliminary antitrust immunity for the venture in February 2010, and the partnership was officially approved by the USDOT on July 20, 2010 add something

 

El Al - In August 2010, El Al and American Airlines signed an agreement to provide connecting through tickets between Israel and 61 destinations in the United States from October 2010, via John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York

 

American closed its maintenance base at Kansas City on September 24, 2010 add something

 

American began a joint venture with British Airways and Iberia Airlines in October 2010, which included frequent flyer reciprocity add something

 

British Airways - On 6 October 2010 the alliance between British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia formally began operations

 

Virgin Atlantic - In November 2010, it was reported that Virgin Atlantic had appointed Deutsche Bank to begin a strategic review of options for the airline following the tie-up between British Airways and American Airlines

 

Effective November 18, 2010, the two airlines would give travelers miles in either airline's frequent flyer program when flying on a qualifying route, regardless of whether the travels include an international connection add something

 

In December 2010, American pulled its price listings from Orbitz, and on January 1, 2011, Expedia removed American Airlines' fares from its site add something

 

Ebookers.com - In December 2010, American Airlines temporarily ceased offering fares through Orbitz following pressure from American to convince Orbitz to use its AA Direct Connect electronic transaction system

 

Orbitz - In December 2010, American Airlines temporarily ceased offering fares through Orbitz following pressure from American to convince Orbitz to use its AA Direct Connect electronic transaction system

 

Expedia - In December 2010, listings for AMR Corporation, parent of American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines, were removed from Expedia's site


2011

Association of Professional Flight Attendants - "'Nov 2011:"' After years of losses, plunging stock prices, contract negotiations, and failed business strategies, American Airlines files for Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York

 

American planned to begin JFK-Haneda service in January 2011, but postponed the service until February 2011 citing low booking demand, ultimately terminating its JFK-Narita service in favor of JFK-Haneda service in June 2012 add something

 

American placed the "largest aircraft order in history" in July 2011, purchasing 460 "next generation" Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft for delivery between 2013 and 2022 add something

 

Airbus A320 family - American Airlines ordered its first Airbus aircraft with an order for 130 A320neo airliners on 20 July 2011

 

Boeing 737 - On July 20, 2011, Boeing announced plans for a new 737 version to be powered by the CFM International LEAP-X engine, with American Airlines intending to order 100 of these aircraft

 

The former parent company of American Airlines, AMR Corporation, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in November 2011, and in February 2013 announced plans to merge with US Airways Group, creating the largest airline in the world add something

 

AMR Corporation filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on November 29, 2011, and American announced capacity cuts in July 2012 due to the grounding of several aircraft associated with its bankruptcy and lack of pilots due to retirements add something

 

Alec Baldwin - In December 2011, Baldwin was on an American Airlines flight at Los Angeles airport, and playing Words with Friends on his phone while waiting for takeoff


2012

By summer 2012, American was considering merging with another airline as part of its restructuring plan add something

 

In 2012, American debuted a premium economy product called Main Cabin Extra add something

 

US Airways Group - In January 2012, US Airways expressed interest to take over American Airlines and the AMR CEO said in March, that American is open to merger

 

US Airways - In January 2012, US Airways expressed interest in taking over bankrupt carrier American Airlines

 

American ceased its service to Delhi, India in March 2012 add something

 

Boeing 767 - A total of 838 aircraft were in airline service in July 2012, with airline operators Delta Air Lines , American Airlines , All Nippon Airways , United Airlines , UPS Airlines , Japan Airlines , ABX Air , Air Canada , LAN Airlines , and others with fewer aircraft of the type

 

On August 31, 2012, US Airways CEO Doug Parker announced that American Airlines and US Airways had signed a nondisclosure agreement, in which the airlines would discuss their financials and a possible merger add something

 

US Airways Group - Then on August 31, 2012, US Airways CEO Doug Parker announced that American Airlines and US Airways had signed a nondisclosure agreement, in which the airlines would discuss their financials and a possible merger

 

US Airways Group - As of September 2012, American Airlines, under chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, was looking to merge with another airline

 

American notified more than 11,000 workers of possible job loss as part of its bankruptcy reorganization, and cut flights by one to two percent in September and October 2012 add something

 

The Allied Pilots Association, representing pilots of American Airlines, voted in December 2012 to ratify a tentative agreement between the company and the union add something

 

US Airways - On December 7, 2012, US Airways announced a merger proposal with American Airlines


2013

In 2013, American Airlines collaborated with Disney to promote Planes by featuring a cameo appearance of a passenger airliner named Tripp, with the new American Airlines Livery to promote its new image add something

 

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; instead, Vignelli created a highly stylized eagle, which remained the company's logo until 2013 add something

 

Jon Hamm - Also, in 2013 American Airlines debuted a commercial titled "Change is in the Air" featuring Hamm as the voice-over

 

In January 2013, American introduced a new logo, livery, and brand image, unveiling the livery on its first Boeing 777-300 aircraft which went into service later that month add something

 

In January 2013, American launched a new rebranding and marketing campaign dubbed, "A New American" add something

 

In January 2013, American launched a new rebranding and marketing campaign with FutureBrand dubbed, "A New American" add something

 

Republic Airlines - In January 2013, Republic Airways Holdings reached a capacity purchase agreement with American Airlines to operate 47 Embraer E175 airplanes under the American Eagle brand beginning in mid-2013

 

Republic Airlines - In January 2013, Republic Airways Holdings reached a capacity purchase agreement with American Airlines to operate Embraer E175 airplanes under the American Eagle brand beginning in mid-2013

 

On January 17, 2013, American announced that it was changing its planes' livery add something

 

The logo was in use until January 17, 2013 add something

 

US Airways - In February 2013, American Airlines and US Airways announced plans to merge, creating the largest airline in the world

 

Malaysia Airlines - On 1 February 2013, the airline joined the Oneworld airline alliance, whose members include American Airlines, &British_Airways, Qantas, Cathay Pacific, and Japan Airlines

 

US Airways - On February 14, 2013, US Airways and American Airlines announced that the two companies would merge to form the largest airline in the world

 

Executive Airlines - According to the American Airlines system timetable dated March 7, 2013, all American Eagle flights operated by Executive Airlines from San Juan were scheduled to be discontinued by April 1, 2013

 

Executive Airlines - However, it appears as of March 2013 that no replacement aircraft may be ordered as the American Eagle service operated by Executive Airlines conducted its last flights on Sunday, March 31, 2013 according to the American Airlines system timetable dated March 7, 2013

 

Boeing 777 - A total of 1,094 aircraft were in airline service as of July 2013, with Emirates , United Airlines , Air France , Singapore Airlines , American Airlines All Nippon Airways , British Airways , Cathay Pacific , Japan Airlines and other operators with fewer aircraft of the type

 

The United States Department of Justice, along with attorneys general from six states and the District of Columbia, filed a lawsuit in August 2013 seeking to block the merger, arguing that it would mean less competition and higher prices add something

 

As of October 2013, the American Airlines fleet consists of 616 aircraft add something

 

Tempe, Arizona - Tempe was the location of US Airways Group's corporate headquarters until December 9, 2013, when US Airways and American Airlines merged to form American Airlines Group

 

On December 16, 2013 Doug Parker CEO of American Airlines Group announced that TWA heritage aircraft will be added in the future We will continue that tradition at American, including introducing a TWA aircraft in the future and keeping a US Airways livery aircraft add something


2014

It is available on most of American's mainline fleet, as well as American Eagle flights using E175 aircraft, and it is coming in 2014 to Boeing 777-200's add something

 

The Flagship Suite service is currently available on all B777-300ER and B777-200ER aircraft, but first class is being phased out on the B777-200ER fleet in 2014 add something

 

Pacific Southwest Airlines - US Airways merged with American Airlines in 2014

 

Celebrated Living - In 2014, American Airlines appointed Ink as the new publisher of "Celebrated Living"

 

American Way (magazine) - In 2014, American Airlines appointed Ink as the new publisher of "American Way"

 

Economy of Venezuela - In January 2014, many airlines including Air Canada, Air Europa, American Airlines, Copa Airlines, TAME, TAP Airlines, and United Airlines suspended international flights operating in Venezuela because the government has been restricting access to the U.S. dollar

 

US Airways - In preparation for their eventual integration, the airlines will begin offering reciprocal frequent flyer benefits starting January 7, 2014 and US Airways will leave Star Alliance to join Oneworld as an affiliate member of American Airlines on March 31, 2014

 

American Eagle Airlines - On January 14, 2014, American Airlines Group officially announced the rebranding of its American Eagle subsidiary as Envoy

 

As of April 2014, the American Airlines fleet consists of 627 aircraft add something

 

Virgin America - On May 12, 2014, Virgin America was *awarded two gates at Dallas Love Field after a competition with Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines for the two gates, following American Airlines' divestiture of the two gates after an antitrust settlement with United States Department of Justice related to its merger with US Airways

 

Effective September 1, 2014, the airline will end free meal service in first and business classes on flights shorter than two hours and forty five minutes as part of the airline's merger with US Airways and adopt consistent policies add something


2015

American Airlines became the second American carrier to receive the new composite Boeing 787 in January of 2015 add something

 

US Airways - Dividend Miles will be absorbed into American Airlines's AAdvantage program in the second quarter of 2015

 

Piedmont Airlines - Piedmont Airlines flights are expected to be rebranded as American Eagle in 2015, due to US Airways' merger with American Airlines in December 2013

 

United Airlines - They had previously served as a sponsor of the Chicago Cubs, however, the club signed a deal with United's O'Hare rival American Airlines in 2015

 

American Airlines became the second American carrier to receive the new composite Boeing 787 in January 2015 add something

 

US Airways - However, American Airlines announced on March 13, 2015, that Dividend Miles would be merged into American's AAdvantage program "within the next 30 days"

 

US Airways - On March 28, 2015, Dividend Miles was officially absorbed into American Airlines's AAdvantage program

 

On April 8, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration awarded American Airlines and US Airways a single operating certificate add something

 

US Airways - On April 8, 2015, the FAA officially granted a single operating certificate for both carriers, meaning that US Airways and American Airlines are now regulated as one carrier

 

As of May 2015, American Airlines operates a mainline fleet of 964 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

On Tuesday, June 9, 2015, American Airlines announced that it will begin daily nonstop flights to Sydney, Australia from Los Angeles add something

 

American confirmed it will launch daily service from Los Angeles to Tokyo-Haneda on October 15, 2015 using their Boeing 777-200ER, as well as daily service from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia on December 17, 2015 on their flagship Boeing 777-300ER, returning to Australia for the first time since the 1990s and providing the first ever non-stop service between the Continental U.S. and Australia on American Airlines add something

 

The US Airways brand was discontinued on October 17, 2015 and all flights are now branded as "American Airlines" add something

 

London Heathrow Airport - All US Airways flights will be rebranded as American Airlines flights effective 17 October 2015

 

US Airways - As part of a merger deal with American Airlines, US Airways ceased operations on Saturday, October 17, 2015, ending with US Airways flight 1939, a red-eye departing Friday, October 16 from San Francisco to Philadelphia

 

Legacy carrier - That number will shrink down to three once American Airlines and US Airways complete their merger on October 17, 2015

 

US Airways Express - Upon the completion of US Airways' merger process with American Airlines, US Airways Express was rebranded as American Eagle on October 17, 2015

 

American confirmed it will launch daily service from Los Angeles to Tokyo-Haneda on November 4, 2015 using their Boeing 787 starting February 11, 2016 add something

 

Airbus A320 family - As of 30 November 2015, American Airlines was the largest operator of the Airbus A320 family aircraft, operating 356 aircraft

 

American plans to add daily service from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand on December 17, 2015 and June 25, 2016 on their flagship Boeing 777-300ER and 787 Dreamliner respectively, returning to Australia and New Zealand for the first time since the 1990s and providing the first ever non-stop service between the Continental U.S. and Australia and New Zealand on American Airlines add something


2016

American will retain Main Cabin Extra when the new Premium Economy product enters service in late 2016 add something

 

Groundbreaking is scheduled for spring 2016 and occupancy is scheduled for summer 2018 add something

 

The new fares will be available starting in 2016 add something

 

This new product will debut on the new 787-9s in late 2016 and will be available on the new A350's in 2017 add something

 

US Airways - However, repainting of US Airways' planes into the American Airlines scheme is expected to take until "late 2016", and new flight attendant uniforms should be introduced next year, at which point the US Airways brand will no longer be displayed on any of its former planes, employees or assets

 

As of February 2016, American Airlines operates a fleet of 949 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

As of April 2016, American Airlines operates a fleet of 945 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

In addition to its Oneworld and American Eagle partnerships, American Airlines codeshares and/or has marketing agreements with the following airlines as of May 2016: add something

 

As of June 2016, American Airlines operates a fleet of 945 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

As of July 2016, American Airlines operates a fleet of 952 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

As of September 2016, American Airlines offers service to eight destinations in Asia and Oceania from its hubs in Los Angeles, Chicago (O'Hare_International_Airport) and Dallas-Fort Worth, offering a total of fourteen routes add something


2017

As of January 2017, American Airlines operates a fleet of 936 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

As of February 2017, American Airlines operates a fleet of 937 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

In May 2017, American announced they would be adding more seats to some of its Boeing 737 Max jetliners and reducing overall legroom in the basic economy class add something

 

As of October 2017, American Airlines operates a fleet of 947 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something


2018

As of January 2018, Flagship Lounges are located at four airports: Chicago-O'Hare, Miami International, Los Angeles and New York-JFK. add something

 

As of January 2018, the airline has had almost sixty aircraft hull losses due to all causes since the crash of an American Airways Ford 5-AT-C Trimotor in August 1931 add something

 

American submitted multiple requests for the Copyright Office to reconsider their determination however on January 8, 2018 the Copyright Office made a final decision that affirmed its initial determination that American's new logo was ineligible for copyright protection and is thus in the public domain add something

 

As of February 2018, American Airlines operates a fleet of 1,536 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

As of March 2018, American Airlines operates a fleet of 1,536 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world add something

 

As of July 2018, American Airlines flies to 95 domestic destinations and 95 international destinations in 55 countries add something

 

As of October 2018, American Airlines flies to 95 domestic destinations and 95 international destinations in 55 countries in five continents add something

 

As of December 2018, American Airlines flies to 95 domestic destinations and 95 international destinations in 55 countries in five continents add something


2019

It operates Boeing 757s, Embraer 190s, and McDonnell Douglas MD-82/83s, but most of them are planned to be retired by 2019 and 2020 as they will be replaced by the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and the Airbus A321neo aircraft add something

 

As of March 2019, the airline has had almost sixty aircraft hull losses due to all causes since the crash of an American Airways Ford 5-AT-C Trimotor in August 1931 add something