American Airline is a subsidiary of the AMR Corporation and based in Fort Worth, Texas. Established in 1930 as American Airways, American Airlines got its current name in 1934. One of the major airlines of the United States, American Airlines is the largest airline of the world in terms of passenger fleet size and passenger miles transported. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the main hub of American Airlines, which serves to around 85 percent flights of the airline. American Airlines flight tickets can be conveniently booked through online booking system of MakeMyTrip India. A leading online travel company, MakeMyTrip India offers air ticket booking for American Airlines. For a hassle free air travel, book online air tickets through MakeMyTrip India and enjoy a memorable journey onboard American Airlines.
American Airlines has a vast fleet of 620 aircraft that include aircrafts of Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas MD families. The fleet of American Airlines comprises Boeing 777 (47), Airbus 300-605R (23), Boeing 767-323ER (58), Boeing 767-223ER (15), Boeing 757-223 (124), Boeing 737-800 (81), and MD -80 (272).
American Airlines baggage policy allows Economy Class passengers to check-in one bag weighing 20 kgs free of charge, the luggage dimensions of which shouldn't exceed 157 linear centimetres (l + b + h). Passengers for all other classes are allowed to check-in 2 bags with the same dimensions and weight, free of charge. As per American Airlines Cabin Baggage rules, one carry-on bag is allowed inside the cabin, the dimensions of which should not exceed 114 centimetres (l + b + h). In addition to this, baggage rules allow a personal item such as a laptop, briefcase or purse inside the cabin as well.
Awards & Recognition
The latest entrants in the list of innumerable accolades for American Airlines, includes Frost & Sullivan named American the recipient of the 2010 U.S. Airline Travelers' Choice Award for the overall best international airline. American Airlines Cargo has been named "Best Cargo Airline from the Americas" by Air Cargo News. And American Airlines was recognized in the 2010 NICE Customer Excellence Awards in the "Operational Effectiveness" category.
American Airlines History
The consolidation of scores of companies coming together to formulate today's American Airlines began in 1929. The Aviation Corporation was formed to acquire young aviation companies, including Robertson. In 1930, The Aviation Corporation's airline subsidiaries were incorporated into American Airways, Inc. In 1934, American Airways became American Airlines, Inc. On June 25, 1936, American was the first airline to fly the Douglas DC-3 in commercial service. As the business grew, Douglas DC-4, DC-6A and DC-7 freighters were put into service in the 1940s and 1950s. Further keeping continued success rate and overt additions, in February, 2009, the OneWorld global alliance that includes American Airlines as a founding member marked its 10th anniversary.
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