American Airlines information
American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is a major airline of the United States.
AA is a subsidiary of the AMR Corporation, headquartered in Fort
Worth, Texas, adjacent to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
American Airlines operates scheduled flights throughout the United
States and worldwide including Egypt. American Airlines carries more
passengers between the US and Latin America than any other airline.
Boeing 777 airplane - one of the 616 aircrafts of American Airlines
American Airlines History
American Airlines was developed from a conglomeration of 82 small
airlines through acquisitions and reorganizations: initially, American
Airways was a common brand by a number of independent carriers. These
included Southern Air Transport in Texas, Southern Air Fast Express
(SAFE) in the western US, Universal Aviation in the Midwest (which
operated a transcontinental air/rail route in 1929), Thompson
Aeronautical Services and Colonial Air Transport.
On January 25, 1930, American Airways was incorporated as a single
company, based in New York, with routes from Boston, New York and
Chicago to Dallas, and from Dallas to Los Angeles. The airline operated
wood and fabric-covered Fokker Trimotors and all-metal Ford Trimotors.
In 1934 American began flying Curtiss Condor biplanes with sleeping
After World War II, American Airlines launched an international
subsidiary, American Overseas Airlines, to serve Europe; AOA was sold to
Pan Am in 1950. AA launched another subsidiary, Líneas Aéreas Americanas
de Mexico S.A., to fly to Mexico and built several airports there.
American Airlines provided advertising and free usage of its aircraft in
the 1951 film.
In 1990, American Airlines bought the assets of TWA's operations at
London Heathrow for $445 million. In 2001 AA acquired TWA.
The fleet of American Airlines consists of 616 Boeing, Airbus and
American Airlines office in Egypt
Address: 20 El Gehad street, Mohandeseen, Cairo
Tel: +20 (2) 33470033
Fax: +20 (2) 33455707
American Airlines destinations in Africa
American Airlines destinations in Europe