Formed in 1934, American Airlines has made the travelling an experience to remember with its comfort and luxury options. After merging with US Airways, American Airlines has upgraded its services from lounges, waiting areas at the airport, check-in kiosks to in-flight entertainment.
Its hubs are located at John F. Kennedy Internaitonal Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Miami International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Phoenix Sky Harbour Internaitonal Airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport.
The IATA code for this airline is AA.
On March 30, 1973, American Airlines became the first major airline to employ a female pilot when Bonnie Tiburzi was hired to fly Boeing 727s. American Airlines has always been innovative in every aspect it delivers.
Where does American Airways fly to?
American Airline flies to over 273 destinations across the globe excluding US Airways destinations. In the US, American Airline serves the third largest number of international destinations after Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Naming a few American Airlines is the only airline with scheduled flights to Bolivia, Paraguay, Finland and Uruguay.
Frequent flyers programme
Launched in May 01, 1981 ‘AAdvantage’ is the frequent flyer programme of American Airlines which was second such loyalty program in the world with more than 67 million members as on October 2011. This program allows you to experience the benefits provided by American Airlines such as upgrade service class, redeem tickets, free or discounted car rents, hotel stays, merchandise and lots more.
Codeshare partner airlines
American Airlines in partnership with Oneworld and other carriers like Qatar Airways,Etihad,Gulf Air, Finnair, Swiss International Air Lines and Jet Airways provide over 300 weekly connections via Atlantic to the USA and other points.
American Airlines with Air India, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific and Japan Airlines provides connections via Pacific through Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul to hubs in the United States and 218 other domestic destinations in the States.
American Airlines in combination with British Airlines offers 49 weekly flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai over London Heathrow Airport to the United States and beyond. It has codeshare agreements with Oneworld and Star Alliance.
As you travel, keep a note that more than one baggage charge may apply to a particular bag. For example, a second checked in bag that is overweight would incur both a second checked bag charge and an overweight bag charge. If that bag was also oversize, it would incur an oversize charge as well.
What to do before leaving for the airport?
You can use the PNR number on your air ticket to check the flight status and to check-in before you leave for the airport. Check-in from 24 hours before your flight departs. Print your boarding pass to avoid hassle. If you are unable to print your boarding pass, then visit check-in counters at the airport.