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American Airlines began in 1929 under Aviation Corporation, a holding company.In 1930, the name evolved into American Airways and became the now named American Airlines in 1934. By the late 1930's the airline had become the United States largest air carrier.

The company owed a great deal of it's success to the Douglas Aircraft Company (later known as McDonnell Douglas). American Airlines employed Douglas DC-3's, an aircraft that was the first commercial airplane to become profitable strictly as a passanger craft. The now defunct Trans World Airways (TWA) was an offshoot of American Airlines.

In 1964, American Airlines introduced SABRE, the world's first automated reservation system. It also was the first airline to create a frequent flyer program. This program gives regular, repeat customers free airline tickets and other awards. American Airlines holding company changed to the name AMR Corporation in 1982, with hub and headquarters in Dallas, Texas, USA.

American Airlines Airfares on Sale

Adelaide to Los Angeles$780
Brisbane to Sao Paulo$1,822
Brisbane to Rome$2,136

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American Airlines flys to:

Auckland, Stockholm, Mumbai, Boston, Paris, Christchurch, Cancun, Delhi, Denver, Dallas Fort Worth, Newark - Newark, Rome, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Washington DC, New York - John F Kennedy International, Osaka, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, London - Heathrow, Manchester, Orlando, Mexico City, Miami, Tokyo, Chicago, Portland, Beijing, Shanghai, San Diego, Santiago, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose Del Cabo, St Louis, Taipei, Vancouver, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth

What people are saying about American Airlines right now:

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Customer wants more than a voucher after American Airlines cancels flight. Travel Troubleshooter investigates. - Chicago Tribune
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This end of Day ramp reminds me of when I was trading American Airlines a long time ago @ $33.00 -- but we know how that ended over time.