American Airlines has launched five-times weekly nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Comalapa International Airport in San Salvador, El Salvador.

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American Airlines has launched a new service that, for a fee, offers AAdvantage members an additional way to boost their mileage balances for a flight as they check in for it.

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American Airlines has finally launched its first flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport, after delaying the start of the service because the Chinese government initially gave the carrier take-off and landing slots that American deemed not to be commercially feasible.

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American Airlines has donated a retired McDonnell Douglas MD-80 jet to George T. Baker Aviation School in Miami, making it one of the few accredited aviation schools in the U.S. to have a commercial airliner on school grounds.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing to award four routes to Tokyo’s downtown Haneda Airport to American Airlines at New York, Delta Air Lines at Los Angeles and Detroit, and Hawaiian Airlines at Honolulu when the airport’s fourth runway becomes operational later this year.

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American Airlines has postponed the launch of its planned service between Chicago and Beijing, saying that in contravention of internationally accepted industry practice China’s aviation authorities have only offered American commercially inviable slots at Beijing Capital International Airport.

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American Airlines has expanded its mobile boarding pass service to 19 additional U.S. airports. The service allows customers departing on U.S. domestic flights from select airports to receive their boarding passes electronically on their mobile phones or PDAs, saving time and bypassing the need to print and present a paper boarding pass at the airport.

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American Airlines AAdvantage members now have the ability to redeem AAdvantage miles for flights on GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, one of South America’s largest airlines.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has given initial approval for the application by American Airlines and four of its international partners for anti-trust immunity ― that is, immunity from monopolies prosecution ― to form an international joint venture.

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American Airlines is stopping offering most passengers the ability to standby for same-day flights for no charge on domestic, transborder Canada and some Caribbean flights. Its new no-standby policy will also apply to American Eagle and AmericanConnection flights.

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A group of 15 airlines has signed groundbreaking memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with two different U.S. producers ― AltAir Fuels LLC and Rentech, Inc. ― for a future supply of alternative aviation fuel.

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American Airlines is moving the start date up for its new service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport by a few days from its previously scheduled May 1, 2010 launch date.

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American Airlines’ Cargo Division is celebrating the 65th anniversary of its first scheduled airfreight service, which American says was the world’s first scheduled air cargo flight.

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British Airways’ Chief Executive Willie Walsh has called publicly for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to approve the airline’s proposed joint venture with American Airlines and Iberia, claiming it would strengthen competition on transatlantic flights.

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American Airlines is re-launching its nonstop, year-round service between Washington’s Dulles International Airport and Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 19.

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The oneworld alliance is campaigning to gain a bigger market share in Italy with a new advertising campaign that oneworld says marks a world first, and by inviting other alliances’ frequent flyers in Italy to join any oneworld airline’s loyalty scheme and have their existing tier-status matched.

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American Airlines has launched an online football game, the Penalty Challenge, narrated by well-known Spanish-language sportscaster Fernando Fiore.

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AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, has announced a series of actions to position the company better to meet the air transport industry’s near-term economic challenges, while continuing to build on its strategy for long-term success.

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On September 15 American Airlines is putting into effect the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) new Secure Flight program for customers who purchase tickets on or after that date.

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