PRNewswire-FirstCall NEW YORK Oct. 16 :
American Airlines was honored twice this week at the 10th annual World
Travel Awards, winning the trophy as North America`s Leading Airline for
the sixth straight year and also capturing the World`s Leading Economy
“We are very gratified to win these awards,” said Dan Garton, American`s
executive vice president-Marketing. “They are a tribute to our employees
who keep providing such excellent service during these trying times.”
American has fared well since the World Travel Awards` inception a decade
ago. It consistently has been a nominee in the various airline categories,
and won the World`s Leading Airline award in 1995.
Tens of thousands of travel professionals in more than 200 countries cast
their votes on the World Travel Awards Web site for their favorites in all
areas of the industry.
The 2003 awards ceremony was in New York.
American Airlines is the world`s largest carrier. American, American Eagle
and the AmericanConnection regional carriers serve nearly 275 cities in 50
countries and territories with approximately 4,300 flights. The combined
network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American`s award-winning
Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares,
plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines
is a founding member of the oneworld alliance.
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