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oneworld roll out Boeing 777 with a difference

28 April 2009 Press Release Airline News

As a way to increase awareness of the 10-member alliance, American Airlines has rolled out a Boeing 777 aircraft sporting a special oneworld® Alliance exterior paint design - the first of four aircraft to receive such treatment in the coming months.

American reports growing losses but sets sights on BA merger

16 April 2009 Press Release Airline News

AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, has reported heavy net losses for the first quarter amid shrinking demand for air travel.The group said its net loss for the first quarter rose to $375m from $341m in the same period a year ago. Revenues fell 15 percent to $4.8bn due to reduced capacity, passenger and cargo figures, as well as lower fares.

AA to roll-out onboard Wi-Fi

1 April 2009 Press Release Travel Technology News

American Airlines has taken a step towards rolling out onboard Wi-Fi by successfully completing trial stages on Gogo Inflight technology. The US carrier said it will install the technology on more than 300 domestic aircraft over the next two years.

American Airlines complete Admirals Club lounge

18 March 2009 Press Release Airline News

American Airlines has this week announced completion of extensive renovations to its largest Admirals Club lounge at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Enhancements to the club located in the crosswalk between gates H6 and K6, provide visitors more than 32,000 square feet of space to relax, conduct business prior to boarding a flight, or rest before exploring the Windy City’s many offerings.

American Airlines joins Environment program

25 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

American Airlines has announced its participation in the Climate Leaders program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of its “continued commitment to environmentally-responsible business practices”. American is the first major passenger airline to join the program.

American Airlines adds daily Dallas-Madrid service

11 December 2008 Press Release Airline News

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines has announced it is starting daily nonstop flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Madrid, Spain, starting 1 May 2009. American will fly the route with its 225-seat Boeing 767-300 aircraft.

AA revises baggage policy

28 April 2008 Press Release Airline News

American Airlines has announced revisions to its baggage policy to account for the rising costs associated with the transportation of checked baggage, including the price of fuel.

AA installs new biz seats on its Boeing 777

24 July 2007 Press Release Airline News

American Airlines is installing next-generation Business Class seats on its entire fleet of 47 Boeing 777 aircraft, while adding its luxurious Flagship Suite seats to the First Class cabins of 777s that do not currently feature the popular product.