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

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

- Last modified on Mar. 14, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on American Airlines
Asked by Wayne R from USA | Jul. 23, 2019 05:05Reply
Flight from CAE AA 4132 to LGA what type of plane is it
Answers (1)
Answered by Armstrong | Jul. 26, 2019 05:32

It is EmbraerERJ-140 LR
Asked by bill from UK | Jan. 04, 2019 10:48Reply
what type of aircraft will be used for AA 1924 on 28 January?
Answers (1)
Answered by wai | Jan. 04, 2019 22:19

airbus A321
Asked by perry goldberg from USA | Sep. 10, 2015 16:13Reply
what equipment does aa use on its flights fromn chicago to los angeles
Answers (1)
Answered by Lara from MALAYSIA | Sep. 10, 2015 19:34

Thank you for your inquiry.
However, we are TravelChinaGuide instead of American Airlines. For the detailed equipment, we suggest you to contact the airlines directly for accurate information. Hope for your kind understanding.
Asked by Mr.rj owen from BRITAIN | Feb. 07, 2011 11:15Reply
What kind of in flight meals and refreshments can i expect on my long haul flight from UK to Las Vegas?
Answers (1)
Answered by Mr.Lambert | Feb. 08, 2011 20:47

According to American Airlines, complimentary meal service is provided in the Main Cabin on Europe, Japan and Haiti flights that depart within traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner meal windows. On flights where only beverages are served, they invite you to visit any of the airport concessions and bring food and beverage purchases on board.
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