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Video: American’s CEO Doug Parker and team impersonate One Direction

An annual Halloween costume show has long been a big event at US Airways, and the tradition continues at the new American. The Ft. Worth Star-Telegram’s Andrea Ahles posted a video on YouTube of CEO Doug Parker and his executive team performing for employees at a rally last Friday. Elise Eberwein, EVP People and Communications,…

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American’s incoming President discusses Product Alignment and Milestones

Scott Kirby is currently President of US Airways and is slated to become President of American after the merger. He recently gave an interview to reporter Jonathan Spira with Frequent Business Traveler and discussed a range of topics including milestones, and alignment of product. The alignment of product strategy and road map is probably the…

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Photos: American takes delivery of their first A321-T!

American took delivery of their first A321-T today! From the press release: Continuing its fleet renewal momentum this year, American Airlines today took delivery of the first Airbus A321 Transcontinental aircraft, complete with fully lie-flat First and Business Class seats. The new aircraft is scheduled to enter service next year, making American the only U.S.…

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Video: Sneak peek at the inside of American’s new A321-Transcon!!

I’m as excited as 12 year old girl with a new pony!!  Finally, after many months of waiting, we get a glimpse at the inside of American’s new A321-Transcon! Our latest Behind the Scenes @AmericanAir features the cabin design process, highlighting the work involved in creating an industry-leading inflight experience. Also, catch a sneak peek…

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Eight best features of the new American Airlines A319

  American took delivery of their first Airbus A319 a couple of weeks ago and yesterday they hosted an event at DFW to show off the new plane.   The A319 will begin service in mid-September. Between now and then American is completing crew training, performing maintenance checks and tests, and installing safety equipment like…

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New seatmaps: Still some seats on American’s inaugural A321-Transcon flights

Friday I mentioned that American was planning to add their new A321-Transon JFK/LAX flights to the schedule. It happened, and the new flights and seatmaps started showing up at AA.com yesterday. Even though the 777-300ER is an amazing plane, it’s the A321-T that really gets me excited: I find myself traveling from coast to coast…

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Make reservations Sunday: American’s new A321-Transcon schedules go live this weekend!

American’s new Airbus A321-Transcontinental service between JFK and LAX is scheduled to start January 7, 2014, but beginning this weekend you’ll be able to purchase ticket for the inaugural flights! A321-T flight will be available for booking this Sunday, August 11! According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, “9% of American’s passengers…

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Video tour: See inside of American’s new Embraer E175 regional jet

Earlier this week American Airlines and Republic Airways debuted their first Embraer E175 regional jet. The new plane will operate from Chicago and by the end of the year will connect ORD to ten secondary AA markets. The E175 is larger than American’s other regional aircraft. It comes configured with 12 First Class seats, 20…

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