The flight comes after a host of measures by the airline, including flight control updates, maintenance work, fresh pilot training and meetings with flight crews to explain the changes.
The first airline to introduce pre-flight testing within the United States, American will provide access to LetsGetChecked for all domestic flights to states with Covid-19 travel restrictions.
Meghan Montana will be responsible for the airline’s treasury activities, including corporate finance, global banking and cash management, as well as fleet transactions.
The results of pre-departure testing trials carried out by four transatlantic carriers at Heathrow will be brought together by a study commissioned by the airport.
American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld have launched an optional Covid-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United States to London Heathrow.
American Airlines is expanding its current pre-flight testing program to additional destinations. Later this month, pre-flight testing will be available for all American flights to Belize, Grenada, St. Lucia and the Hawaiian Islands.
American Airlines has reported third-quarter revenue of $3.2 billion, down 73 per cent year-over-year on a 59 per cent year-over-year reduction in total available seat miles.
American Airlines is moving flights to the biggest airport in the world, the new Beijing Daxing International Airport, when service returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.
American Airlines is collaborating with several foreign governments to begin offering pre-fight Covid-19 testing for customers, starting with Jamaica and the Bahamas.
American Airlines has said it will cut as many as 19,000 jobs in October when a government wage support scheme expires. Overall, cuts could see the workforce reduced by a third.
The carrier blamed the decision on low demand and the expiration of the air service requirements associated with the coronavirus aid, relief and economic security act.