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History of American AirlinesAmerican Airlines is a network carrier with domestic and nternational flights.It is the world's largest airline when measured by fleet size, evenue, scheduled passenger-kilometres flown, and number of destinations served.American Airlines is a founding member of Oneworld alliance.n 2011, due to a downturn in the airline industry, American Airlines' parent company AMR Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection. n 2013, US Airways and American Airlines merged.
American Airlines Fleet•American Airlines operates a fleet of 939 aircraft, making it the largest commercial fleet in the world. It operates a mix of Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, and McDonnell Douglas aircraft.•They operate: Airbus A319 / A320 / A321 / A330.Boeing 737 / 757 / 767 / 777 / 787.MD80s / Embraer E190.
American Airlines FFPAAdvantage•Frequent flyer member program founded in 1981American Airlines Admirals Club•Started as an “airline invitation” flyer member program where celebrities and VIPs were members •Paid membership program
AAdvantageGold StatusComplimentary auto-requested upgrades on flights 500 miles or less*24-hour upgrade window40% elite mileage bonus**50% off Main Cabin Extra Seats (complimentary at check-in)*Complimentary Preferred Seats*1 free checked bag
AAdvantagePlatinum StatusComplimentary auto-requested upgrades on flights 500 miles or less*48-hour upgrade window60% elite mileage bonus**Complimentary Main Cabin Extra and Preferred Seats*2 free checked bags
AAdvantagePlatinum Pro StatusComplimentary auto-requested upgrades*72-hour upgrade window80% elite mileage bonus**Complimentary Main Cabin Extra and Preferred Seats*2 free checked bags
AAdvantageExecutive Platinum Status4 one-way systemwide upgrades (with the ability to earn up to 4 more for a total of 8 per year)*