American Airlines Celebrates its 90th Anniversary

AA 777-200ER on its final approach (old livery) by Adrian Pingstone

This month, American Airlines (AA) are celebrating their 90th anniversary. Their history began on the 15th of April 1926 when aviator Charles A. Lindbergh stowed a bag of mail in his DH-4 biplane and took off from Chicago, headed to St. Louis. AAL Flight 90 to Heathrow (coincidence that the pic matches this statement) Doug Parker, AA’s CEO/Chairman said:

It has been a terrific 90 years for our airline and our best days lie ahead. American is 100,000 strong and innovating every day in large and small ways. Working in this industry is a noble profession, and working for American is a special calling.



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