American Airlines has signed agreements to codeshare with both São Paulo-based TAM Airlines and Bogota-based LAN Colombia. Additionally, American plans to launch new Dallas/Fort Worth-Bogota, Miami-Curitiba and Miami-Porto Alegre services in late 2013.

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American Airlines is the first U.S. carrier to order and take delivery of the Boeing 777-300ER. To date, American has ordered 13 of the type. American’s first Boeing 777-300ER was delivered on December 11 without the traditional American Airlines livery.

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Operated by Boeing 737-400 equipment, Xtra Airways’ flight program to Mazatlán will offer nine weekly round-trips of 150-passenger capacity (for a total of 1,350 seats per week in each direction) from Houston, San Antonio, Denver, Los Angeles and Oakland.

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American Airlines plans to launch service to new markets in Asia, Europe and Latin America in 2013. On February 14, American will also add four new domestic routes, through its regional-airline affiliates American Eagle and ExpressJet.

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American Airlines has launched an entrée reservations program, saying it has become the first U.S. airline to offer premium-class domestic passengers the opportunity to review menu options and pre-select their desired meals prior to departure of their flights.

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Qatar Airways’ CEO Akbar Al Baker says the airline will add more U.S. destinations to its network as a result of becoming a member-elect of the oneworld alliance.

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American Airlines and Iberia Express, a low-cost subsidiary of American’s joint business partner Iberia, have received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch a codeshare agreement.

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American Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui have received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to begin a bilateral codeshare agreement.

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American Airlines is launching weekly non-stop service between Miami International Airport and Juan Manuel Gálvez Roatán International Airport on the Caribbean island of Roátan off the coast of Honduras, beginning November 17.

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This isn’t the kind of review that AirlinesAndDestinations.com usually publishes, but when I got the chance to fly with the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command’s 514th Air Mobility Wing on a mission to refuel four F-15C fighters, I jumped at it.

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Beginning Monday, August 6, American Airlines customers who purchase the new Baggage Delivery Service can bypass the airport baggage claim upon arrival and have their bags delivered to their office, home, hotel or wherever else their final destination may be.

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Terminal D’s new international arrivals facility has 72 passport-control lanes, which can process 2,000 passengers per hour, as well as six dedicated lanes for members of the Global Entry program.

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American will dedicate some of its new Airbus A321s to operating transcontinental flights linking New York JFK with San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. These aircraft will feature three-class cabins with First and Business Class lie-flat beds.

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The flight, which routed over Manhattan and other parts of New York City and which gave passengers a close-up view of the new, still-unfinished ‘Freedom Tower’, celebrated the 70th anniversary of Azriel (Al) “Blackie’ Blackman’s service with American Airlines and a forebear company.

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American Airlines will launch 17 additional weekly flights between the United States and Brazil this fall, having receiving approval from the U.S. and Brazilian authorities.

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Boeing has completed assembling an American Airlines 737-800 which will be used as a flying test bed for environmentally progressive technologies. This ‘ecoDemonstrator’ jet is being outfitted with new technologies and test equipment before starting a month of flight-tests in Montana.

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From June 1, 2013, American Airlines will operate the Boeing 777-300ER on its flight AA136 from LAX to London Heathrow Airport and in the other direction on flight AA137 from LHR to LAX.

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Members of American Airlines’ AAdvantage frequent-flyer program can now book award travel via AA.com on Qantas Airways, a oneworld alliance carrier and joint business partner of American on transpacific routes.

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Japan Airlines has set December 2 as the date for the launch of its new non-stop service between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and San Diego. The airline will fly the new route four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

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