American Airlines is a major airline carrier of the United States and the second largest in the world, serving over 260 destinations. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, American Airlines is a subsidiary of the AMR Corporation and run by President and CEO Gerard Arpey.
It is estimated that American Airlines transport over 12 million passengers per year to both international and domestic locations. With a 900 strong fleet serving over 40 countries American Airlines is a first choice for travel.
Fly to North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, India, and the Caribbean through the airlines main hub at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Other hubs located in Chicago, Miami and New York has increased the average number of daily flights to 3,400. Transatlantic services from the UK are made comfortable with several on-board features for premium passengers including lip balm, larger eyeshades and body lotion.
American Airlines passengers are advised to arrive 90 minutes before departure for domestic flights and at least two hours for international flights. All passengers should be at the gate 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
Baggage limitations vary between destinations. Passengers flying within the United States are permitted up to 23kg and one item of hand luggage. Flights to Brazil, the European Union, India and Asia permit up to 32kg of checked in baggage, one item of hand luggage for economy and two items for Business Class.
American Airlines offer a seat pitch of 32 inches as standard. Upgraded passengers enjoy a reclining area extending to 6ft 4 inches in Business Class and 6ft 6 inches in First Class.
Frequent Flyer Programme
AAdvantage is one of the world’s most popular frequent flyer programmes with a membership exceeding 50 million. Earn points for every flight and enjoy rewards such as discount car hire and in-flight services.
American Airlines has a unique place in aviation history as it was the first airline to introduce a loyalty scheme. The Admirals Club was first established in 1939 counting celebrities, politicians and other VIP’s as members. Its popularity grew and is now one of the most established loyalty programmes in the world.