|Founded||1930 (as American Airways)|
|Airport lounge||Admirals Club|
|Fleet size||938 |
|Company slogan||The world's greatest flyers fly American|
|Parent company||American Airlines Group|
|Headquarters||Fort Worth, Texas, USA|
|Key people||Doug Parker, CEO|
|Revenue||US$ 22.17 billion (2010)|
|Operating income||US$ 308 million (2010)|
|Net income||US$ −471 million (2010)|
|Total assets||US$ 25.09 billion (2010)|
|Total equity||US$ −3.95 billion (2010)|
American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is the largest airline of the United States. It is based in Fort Worth  It was founded in 1930 with the name American Airways. 82 small airlines were combined in 1930 to form American. 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. In 1999, American helped start Oneworld. In 2001, American bought TWA. In 2011, American filed for bankruptcy. American was combined with US Airways in 2013. In 2016, American will introduce a new no-frills fare. This is to compete with many low-cost carriers.
Accidents and incidents[change | change source]
- American Airlines Flight 191 (1979)
- American Airlines Flight 70 (1988)
- American Airlines Flight 11 (2001)
- American Airlines Flight 77 (2001)
- American Airlines Flight 587 (2001)
Gallery[change | change source]
An American Boeing 777.
References[change | change source]
- "2010 Form 10-K, American Airlines, Inc". United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved June 10, 2011.
- "Federal Aviation Administration - Airline Certificate Information - Detail View". Retrieved 2008-07-09.
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