American Airlines


Founded in 1930, American Airlines (formerly known as American Airways) is the biggest airlines in travel volume and has the largest aircraft fleet in the world and is the second airlines in business turnover after Air France-KLM. It was developed from the integration of 82 smaller airlines. In 1982, it became the first subsidiary corporation of AMR Corp. It is one of the original members of "Oneworld" alliance. Its flights cover the whole land of America, and many cities in Canada, Latin America, Western Europe, China, Japan and India.



International Call Sign: American
Mileage Plan: AAdvantage
Member Lounge: Admirals Club
Destinations: 157
Fleet size: 613 Owned (+132 Orders)
Parent Company: AMR Corporation
Headquarters: Fort Worth, Texas, US
Slogan: We know why you fly


Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Chicago O' Hare International Airport
Miami International Airport
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport

Focus Cities:

John F. Kennedy International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport

Maintenance Centre: TUL, MCI, AFW

Aircraft Types

Up to May 2008, American Airlines has 49 Boeing 777-200ER, 58 Boeing 767-300ER, 16 Boeing 767-200ER, 125 Boeing 757-200, 77 Boeing 737-800, 243 MD-82, 58 MD-83, and 31 A300-600R.

Brief History

1930 American Airways founded by combining subsidiary companies of   Aviation  Corporation.
1934 American Airways' name was changed to American Airlines.
1970 Routes to the Caribbean were opened in cooperation with TransCaribbean Airlines.
1975 Additional routes were purchased from Pan American Airlines.
1977 Began to offer discounted price tickets by introducing Super Saver
1979 Moved the headquarters from New York to Fort Worth, Texas
1981 Started to practice the Mileage Plan "AAdvantage"
1982 Became the subsidiary of AMR and developed flights to European countries
1983 Subsidiary-AMR Service was set up
1999 Formed "Oneworld" along with British Airways, Air Canada, Cathay Pacific Airways and Qantas Airways
2001 Became the largest airlines in the world after merging with Trans World Airlines

Flight From/To China

1. Shanghai Pudong International Airport - Los Angeles International Airport
2. Los Angeles International Airport – Shanghai Pudong International Airport
3. Beijing Capital International Airport - Los Angeles International Airport
4. Los Angeles International Airport - Beijing Capital International Airport
5.  Beijing Capital International Airport - Chicago O' Hare International Airport
6. Chicago O' Hare International Airport – Beijing Capital International Airport

Contact Information

Official Website:
Beijing Office
Tel: 010 – 58797600
Fax: 010 – 58797400
Address: Rm. 2112, Kuntai International Building, No.12 Chaowai Dajie Yi, Beijing
Sales Department
Tel: 010 – 51235161/2
Fax: 010 – 51235190
Address: 10F, East Tower, Shuangzizuo Building, No.12 Jianguomen Waidajie Yi, Beijing
Post Code: 100020

Shanghai Office
Tel: 021-63513386
Fax: 021-63513396
Address: Rm.2513 – 2515, Haiyang Building, No.550 Yanan Donglu, Hungpu District, Shanghai
Post Code: 200001

Guangzhou Office
Tel: 020-83878389
Fax: 020-83879055
Address: Rm. 1213 – 1215, Garden Hotel, No.368 Huanshi Donglu, Guangzhou
Post Code: 510064

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