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American Airlines adds cargo capacity to Europe

American Airlines is utilising its currently grounded passenger aircraft to move cargo between the United States and Europe. The first cargo-only flight departs from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport today, headed for Frankfurt Airport. The Boeing 777-300 will operate two round trips between DFW and FRA over the course of four days, carrying only cargo […]

American Airlines to Offer Preordered Meals in Premium Cabins on More Flights than any US Airline

American Airlines will expand preordered meal service to premium cabins on American Eagle flights, adding another 300 daily flights where customers can order meals in advance, starting March 11. This brings the total number of daily flights eligible for preorder in premium cabins to nearly 1,900 — more than any other U.S. airline. American is […]

American Airlines First Airline to Test the Google Assistant’s Interpreter Mode

Interpreter mode offers real-time translation in 29 languages for the airline’s Admirals Club customers American Airlines is using technology to remove one of the stresses of traveling for foreign language-speaking customers by being the first airline to introduce the Google Assistant’s interpreter mode technology in its airport lounges. American began testing the new technology last […]

American Airlines Announces New Investments at DFW Airport

American Airlines has announced plans to build a new, larger catering kitchen at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The new facility is part of American’s long-term growth strategy at its largest hub, and will allow the airline to better serve customers as it grows. The investment reaffirms American’s commitment to grow and improve customer […]

American Airlines First to Launch Mobile App Passport Scanning

Checking in for an international flight just got easier as American Airlines launches passport scanning in its mobile app. American is the first airline to offer passport chip scanning that securely transmits passport information directly from the Near Field Communication (NFC) chip embedded in the passport. This allows customers to head directly to the gate […]

American Airlines and NBA’s Miami HEAT Announce Expanded Partnership

Building on their 20-year relationship, American Airlines and the Miami HEAT announced today a multiyear partnership for the airline to serve as the team’s official airline. Additionally, as part of a new NBA program beginning this season allowing teams to designate international sponsorship rights, American has been named as the HEAT’s first international marketing partner. […]

American Airlines agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLRs

American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, will acquire 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, the new longer-range version of Airbus’ hugely successful A321neo. The purchase agreement includes the conversion of 30 of American’s existing A321neo slots to A321XLRs and incremental orders for an additional 20 A321XLRs. The new model is expected to provide replacements for the airlines […]

American Airlines Brings New Wine Selections to Premium Lounges

Airline’s master sommeliers create new wine lists for Admirals Club, Flagship Lounge and Flagship First Dining, including complimentary custom label American Airlines is unveiling new wines this month in its Admirals Club lounges, Flagship Lounges and Flagship First Dining. The goal in creating new wine lists is to provide diversity of choice and serve wines […]

American Airlines Releases Update on the Boeing 737 MAX

Cancellations extended through September 3rd. American Airlines remains confident that impending software updates to the Boeing 737 MAX, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing in coordination with our union partners, will lead to recertification of the aircraft soon. We have been in continuous contact with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of […]

American Airlines launches A321neo service with new cabin, larger overhead luggage bins

American Airlines is starting scheduled flights with the first of its 100 new Airbus A321neo aircraft on order. These aircraft come equipped with an all-new cabin interior designed for enhanced passenger comfort and convenience, including larger Airspace XL overhead luggage bins that increase carry-on bag capacity. American is the launch customer for the Airspace XL […]