American Airlines

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American Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1930 (as American Airways)
Commenced operations 1934
  • Philadelphia International Airport
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Focus cities
    Frequent-flyer program AAdvantage
    Airport lounge Admirals Club
    Alliance Oneworld
    Fleet size 938 [1]
    Destinations 344
    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 Increase US$ 22.17 billion (2010)[2]
    Operating income Increase US$ 308 million (2010)[2]
    Net income Increase US$ −471 million (2010)[2]
    Total assets Decrease US$ 25.09 billion (2010)[2]
    Total equity Decrease US$ −3.95 billion (2010)[2]
    American Airlines logo 2013.svg

    American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is the largest airline of the United States. [3] It is based in Fort Worth [4] It was founded in 1930 with the name American Airways. 82 small airlines were combined in 1930 to form American. [5] 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. [6] [7] In 1999, American helped start Oneworld. [8] In 2001, American bought TWA. In 2011, American filed for bankruptcy. American was combined with US Airways in 2013. [9] In 2016, American will introduce a new no-frills fare. This is to compete with many low-cost carriers. [10]

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