American Airlines offers air cargo service on virtually every flight AA operate to destinations around the globe.
American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is a major United States airline. It operates an extensive international and U.S. domestic network, with scheduled flights throughout North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, and Asia. Its route network centers on nine hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte, Los Angeles, John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Miami, O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. Its primary maintenance base is located at Tulsa International Airport (TUL). The company is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
American Airlines is a member airline of the Oneworld airline alliance, and coordinates fares, services, and scheduling with British Airways, Finnair, and Iberia in the transatlantic market and with Japan Airlines and Qantas in the transpacific market. Compass Airlines, Envoy Air, ExpressJet Airlines, Mesa Airlines, PSA Airlines, Piedmont Airlines, Republic Airways Holdings, SkyWest Airlines and Trans States Airlines operate regional flights for American Airlines under the American Eagle brand. American Airlines is the world’s largest airline by passengers flown, fleet size and revenue. It also has the second-most destinations, only after United Airlines.
The former parent company of American Airlines, AMR Corporation, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in November 2011, and in February 2013 announced plans to merge with US Airways Group, creating the largest airline in the world. AMR and US Airways Group completed the merger on December 9, 2013, with the new holding company American Airlines Group, Inc. being listed on NASDAQ that day, and the two airlines received a single air operator’s certificate on April 8, 2015. The combined airline will carry the American Airlines name and branding, and will maintain the existing US Airways hubs in Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C., for a period of at least five years under the terms of a settlement with the US Department of Justice and several state attorneys general. The airline’s main competitors are Delta, United, and Southwest.