Our culture

Interested in joining the new American? Our premier global team, more than 130,000 people strong, is working hard every day to restore our airline as the greatest in the world.

We owe our employees the best company culture in the business – one that’s built on respect. Respect for the product we’re providing our customers, respect for our company heritage and for our collective future. And most importantly, respect for each other.

"We welcome people to our company who
want to be part of restoring American to the
greatest airlines in the world."
                                           - Doug Parker
                                           Chairman & CEO

"We welcome people to our 
company who want to be part
of restoring American to the
greatest airlines in the world."
                         - Doug Parker
                         Chairman & CEO

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    Our People

    The American Airlines workforce represents a diverse world. A world that puts employees first and encourages sharing different backgrounds, cultures and experiences that enrich our work culture, decision-making and business strategy.

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    Diversity at American

    From the team members we hire, to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity is a way of life at American Airlines

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    In the Community

    American supports our team members who support their communities. In 2016, employees donated more than 125,000 volunteer hours and American donated more than 20 million miles to local charities.

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    Our History

    On April 15, 1926, Charles Lindbergh flew the first American Airlines flight - carrying U.S. mail from St. Louis, Missouri, to Chicago, Illinois.

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When a wide variety of talents, viewpoints and ideas come together, nothing can stop us from changing the world.