American Airlines The Airline That Is Known For The Advantage Flier Miles by lurklot

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									American Airlines is a major carrier in the United States. In terms of passenger fleet volume, passenger
miles carried, and operating income, the airline is the fourth biggest in the world. American Airlines is a
group company of the AMR Corporation. The airline was incorporated in 1930 and started its operations
since 1934. Its mammoth fleet size of 655 reaches to as many destinations as 158. Its flight network revolves
all around the world.


Services offered by American Airlines


American Airlines offers a host of international and domestic flights. Its biggest hub is Dallas/Fort Worth
International Airport. Flights are available to North America, South America, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and the
Caribbean. The airline has a fleet comprising more than 650 aircraft. Different types of aircraft used include
Boeing MD-80, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 757, Boeing 767, ATR 72 - Super ATR, Bombardier CRJ-700,
ERJ-145, ERJ-135, and ERJ-140. Other than international flights, it operates domestic flights with the help
of the following carriers:


American Eagle Airlines
Chautauqua Airlines
Executive Airlines


The frequent flier program of the airline is known as Advantage. It flies to more than 260 destinations in the
world. Its focus city is La Guardia Airport - LGA (New York City).


Hubs


Given below are the names of the major hubs of American Airlines:


John F. Kennedy International Airport - JFK (New York City)
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport - DFW
Miami International Airport - MIA
Los Angeles International Airport - LAX
O'Hare International Airport - ORD (Chicago)


Corporate


At present, the Chairman and CEO of the airline is Gerard Arpey and the President is Tom Horton. It is a
Fortune 500 Company. The headquarters of the carrier are located in Fort Worth, Texas.


Countries covered


Europe: France, Belgium, Ireland, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Switzerland
Central America: El Salvador, Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, Nicaragua


Asia: India, Japan, People's Republic of China


South America: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Equador


North America: USA, Canada, Mexico


Bermuda and the Caribbean: Aruba, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Barbados, Dominican Republic,
Cayman Islands, Haiti, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago


Online time table
Information via SMS
Mobile services
Online check in
Arrival services
SMS check in
Phone check-in
Boarding facilities
Baggage facilities
Travel tips
Financial performance


Operating income - US$ 308 million (2010)
Revenue - US$ 22.17 billion (2010)
Total assets - US$ 25.09 billion (2010)
Net income - US$ -471 million (2010)
Total equity - US$ -3.95 billion (2010)


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