The people of Ukraine need our help. That’s why, throughout March, the funds collected in flight by our flight attendants and online through American’s partnership with UNICEF USA's Change for Good® program will be directed to the humanitarian response in Ukraine.
In March 2019, a colleague and fellow female pilot at American Airlines introduced First Officer Tammy Binns to Sisters of the Skies (SoS), an organization of professional Black female pilots who are committed to supporting future Black aviators.
Daisy Soto grew up in Tecate, Baja California, a small town in Mexico, just south of the U. S. border. At 15, she discovered a passion for aviation and began looking into ways to pursue her dream of becoming an airline pilot. With no mentors or connections to the aviation industry, she registered for school in San Diego, where she commuted to for the rest of her high school career.
Every year, aircraft maintenance crews from around the United States test their skills and knowledge during the Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC). The event, which recognizes and celebrates aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs), puts the aviation industry and the AMT profession on a national stage. What’s different this year? American’s first-ever all-female team will be competing for the first time.
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ — American Airlines and its partners raised $1.2 million benefitting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the 37th annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski event this past weekend.
In 2008, David Pettet started his career flying for a small airline when he was just 19 years old. He knew he had a passion for aviation. David soon discovered and joined the National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA), a group of pilots and allies who did advocacy work to build support within and acceptance of the LGBTQ aviation community across the world. There he found the support to build on that passion.
Aviation Maintenance Technical Crew Chief David Mansker strives to inspire the next generation of aviation professionals by sharing his passion for the industry with others.
Growing up, he spent his summers at Tulsa International Airport (TUL), following his dad around as he cleaned planes. David has been bouncing around planes since he was 8 years old, but his own aviation career didn’t take off until later. After high school, David joined the United States Air Force, where he pursued a career in computer programming.
American Airlines earns a 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ workplace equality
FORT WORTH, Texas, January 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ — American Airlines has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) with the highest possible rating in the prestigious 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This achievement serves as a milestone as the airline has received a top score for the last 20 years. Companies that earn the top CEI score of 100 are also named the “Best Places to Work” in the United States.