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Human Trafficking Prevention

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American has become an industry leader in combating human trafficking and child exploitation. We have mandatory human trafficking awareness training for our frontline, customer-facing team members — including flight attendants, pilots and airport customer service representatives — as well as for team members with international purchasing responsibilities. This training is required for new hires and as part of our recurrent training programs. We know that vigilance is key in fighting the scourge of human trafficking, and we stand ready to help.

Developing the Next Generation of Pilots

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Given anticipated global demand for air travel and other factors, American plans to hire approximately 7,000 pilots over the next five years. To support this future growth, we know that we must develop a strong pipeline of pilot candidates. Our Cadet Academy, relaunched in early 2022, will help us get there.

Empowering Women in the Skies

American Airlines Flight Operated by an All-Black Female Crew in Honor of Bessie Coleman
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American Airlines hosted the Bessie Coleman Aviation All-Stars tour to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Black woman to earn a pilot’s license in 1921. She bravely broke down barriers within the world of aviation and paved the path for many to follow.

Paving the Path: First Two American Airlines Cadet Academy Graduates Hired at American Airlines

Anyone can dream they can fly, but only a select few make it happen. That’s exactly what two American Airlines Cadet Academy graduates did. And, they made history along the way.
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Blazing trails

As graduates of the Cadet Academy, Keith Taylor and Damion Washington continue American's legacy of firsts by becoming the first graduates of a legacy carrier's pilot training program to make it to the mainline flight deck as first officers. Both began their aviator journeys at the Cadet Academy, completing their flight training, building their hours, and flying for one of American's wholly owned carriers — Envoy. They now will join American's flight deck as mainline first officers.

American Airlines' Approach to Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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The clearest near-term way for us to decarbonize is by using SAF, which is why purchasing and helping scale SAF produc­tion is the cornerstone of our climate strategy this decade. SAF will also be key to achieving the in-sector reductions required to meet our science-based target for 2035.

American Airlines Continues Its Efforts To Diversify the Flight Deck With a $1.5 Million Donation to the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals

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  • American will provide $750,000 as a resource grant and $250,000 for scholarships to OBAP’s Luke Weathers Flight Academy
  • An additional $250,000 per year over the next two years will be provided for scholarships
  • American Airlines extended job offers to 45 diverse aviators at OBAPs 46th Annual Conference
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  • American will provide $750,000 as a resource grant and $250,000 for scholarships to OBAP’s Luke Weathers Flight Academy
  • An additional $250,000 per year over the next two years will be provided for scholarships
  • American Airlines extended job offers to 45 diverse aviators at OBAPs 46th Annual Conference

American Airlines Announces Investment in Hydrogen-Electric Engine Developer ZeroAvia

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FORT WORTH, Texas, August 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - American Airlines announced its investment in ZeroAvia, a leader in hydrogen-electric, zero-emission aviation. In addition to the investment, a memorandum of understanding provides American the opportunity to order up to 100 engines from ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-electric powertrain development program. The engines are intended to power regional jet aircraft with zero emissions.

American Airlines Pushing Cancer Research to New Heights With Fundraising Campaign

Airline launches campaign with Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) and SU2C Ambassador Mandy Moore
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  • Mandy Moore joins American and SU2C to launch this year’s fundraising campaign with video alongside airline team members.
  • Customers earn American Airlines AAdvantage® miles for donations to SU2C during two-month campaign.
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  • Mandy Moore joins American and SU2C to launch this year’s fundraising campaign with video alongside airline team members.
  • Customers earn American Airlines AAdvantage® miles for donations to SU2C during two-month campaign.

In Conversation: A Director's View on ESG

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Sue Kronick is the former Vice Chairman of Macy’s, Inc., and has served on the American Airlines Board of Directors since 2015. In early 2022, she shared her perspectives on ESG as an independent director and Chair of the CGPRS Committee.

How do you view ESG in the context of the other priorities over which the Board has oversight?

ESG is an important part of American’s long-term strategy. We don’t look at ESG and other strategic priorities as either/or decisions. The health of people and planet are not separate from the financial health of our company.

American Airlines ESG Strategy - Management and Governance

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Since ESG issues touch nearly every aspect of our business, day-to-day management of individual elements is distributed throughout our operations and functions. American’s Managing Director for ESG is responsible for guiding and coordinating our activities at the executive level. She receives guidance and feedback from a cross-functional and cross-operational group of senior leaders with responsibility for regularly assessing the effectiveness of our ESG strategy, its implementation and further integration of sustainability into our company strategy and operations.

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