American Airlines (AA), British Airways (BA) and oneworld have launched an optional coronavirus (COVID-19) medical-based testing trial on select flights from cities in the United States to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate how COVID-19 testing can reopen international travel and remove the need for passengers to quarantine on arrival.
Thanks to generous AAdvantage programme members, American Airlines is donating 10 million loyalty miles to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to support its mission to help patient families as it leads the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
In recognition of the extraordinary care they provide to their community, American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels Corporation recently announced American Airlines and Hyatt will award thousands of health care professionals from NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst three-night complimentary vacations to help them recharge and reconnect with their loved ones, once they are able to take time for themselves.
American Airlines has renewed its codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a premier carrier and member of the oneworld alliance in the Arabian Peninsula.
The American Airlines Pilot Recruiting and Development team is awarding Flight Education Grants to high schools across the country in an effort to increase and diversify the pilot population.
Atlantic Joint Business partners American Airlines (AA) and British Airways (BA) joined New York governer Andrew Cuomo and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to announce the start of construction on a USD344 million investment at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Terminal 8 at the Association for a Better New York luncheon in Midtown.
American Airlines has launched a reciprocal codeshare agreement with Morocco’s largest airline, Royal Air Maroc, to add new options for travel to Morocco which commenced on December 26, 2019.
A trip to the breathtaking landscape of the majestic Southern Alps will become much shorter when American Airlines launches the only nonstop service from Los Angeles International Airport to Christchurch, New Zealand, in October 2020.
American Airlines began using biometric boarding for customers departing from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) with the launch of the biometric boarding programme at its largest hub.