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American Airlines

Introduction

Founded in 1926, American Airlines is a major United States airline and the largest airline in the world by fleet size, revenue, number of passengers annually, and destinations served. They are a founding member of the Oneworld alliance.

Their headquarters and main hub is in Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), Texas, however, the airline has nine additional hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York (JFK and LaGuardia), Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington.

American Airlines has an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.

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Fast Facts

• The Hollywood movie “Up in the Air” with George Clooney is all about a man trying to reach American Airlines consecutive status (10 million miles) to get his name engraved on one of the airplanes and fly for free. This is not a real status that American currently offers!

• American Airlines pilot Bonnie Tiburzi from Connecticut became the world’s first female pilot at a major airlines in 1973. She stayed with the airline for nearly 26 years.

• In 2011 American Airlines placed the biggest order in aviation history. They purchased 460 Boeing 737 'Next Generation and Airbus A320 in order to renew the short and medium-haul fleet.



Frequent Flyer Program

American Airlines offers a loyalty program called AAdvantage featuring reward miles that can be earned by flying on any of their 1,000 partners. You can earn status by qualifying dollars, miles, and flight segments.

There are four tiers:

Gold

$3,000 qualifying dollars and either 25,000 miles or 30 segments

• 40% mileage bonus

• Free upgrades on all flights of 500 miles or less

• 1 free checked bag per flight

Platinum

$6,000 qualifying dollars and either 50,000 miles or 60 segments

• 60% mileage bonus

• Free upgrades on all flights of 500 miles or less

• 2 free checked bags per flight

Platinum Pro

$9,000 qualifying dollars and either 75,000 miles or 90 segments

• 80% mileage bonus

• Free upgrades on all flights

• 2 free checked bags per flight

Executive Platinum

$12,000 qualifying dollars and either 100,000 miles or 120 segments

• 120% mileage bonus

• 4 system-wide upgrades per year and opportunity to earn 4 more

• Free upgrades on all flights including award seats

• 3 free checked bags per flight





Codesharing

American Airlines offers codesharing with 24 airlines both inside and outside the Oneworld Alliance. Look for the designator code (AA).

When booking with a codesharing partner, you will experience differences in baggage fees, optional services, other charges, and policies from partner airlines on your trip.

Partners Include:

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Cabin Classes

First Class

First Class

Private check-in with access to an expedited security line

Flagship lounge access and International First Class lounge access

Priority security, boarding, and baggage service

Lie-flat seats, Cole Haan amenity kit and Casper sleep set

Power outlets, USB ports, in-flight entertainment and Bose noise cancelling headphones. Select aircrafts also feature live television

Chef-inspired meals with award-winning wine

Additional elite qualifying miles for AAdvantage

Business Class

Flagship or Admirals Club lounge access

Priority security, boarding, and baggage service

Lie-flat seats, Cole Haan amenity kit and Casper sleep set

Power outlets, USB ports, in-flight entertainment and Bose noise cancelling headphones. Select aircrafts also feature live television

Multi course meals with award-winning wine

Additional elite qualifying miles for AAdvantage

Business Class

Premium Economy

Premium Economy

Special amenities with seats behind Flagship Business or First Class. Available on Boeing 777-300s, 787-9s, A30-200s and Select 777-200s flying internationally and to Hawaii

Private check-in with access to an expedited security line

More legroom and wider, adjustable leather seats with extendable foot and head rests

In-flight entertainment and Bose noise reducing headphones, power outlet and USB port

Chef-inspired meal with free beer, wine, and spirits

Casper amenity kit with pillow and blanket

Additional elite qualifying miles for AAdvantage

Economy

Beginning September 5 2018, Basic Economy allows 1 free carry-on (in addition to personal item)

Comfortable seat in the Main Cabin

Free snacks, soft drinks, and in-flight entertainment

Economy



Live Flight Prices

Flight prices you won’t find on airline websites

Heathrow

To Los Angeles

Premium Economy Return from £583

Heathrow

To Bogota

First Class Return from £3501

Heathrow

To Curacao

Business Class Return from £2317

Heathrow

To Guatemala City

Business Class Return from £1765

Heathrow

To Managua

Business Class Return from £1798

Heathrow

To Chicago

Business Class Return from £1389

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