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Supporting the South Florida Community Following the Surfside Tragedy

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MIAMI, June 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Following the building collapse in Surfside last Thursday, American Airlines is partnering with United Way of Miami-Dade to provide travel assistance and help reunite families that were impacted by the tragic event.

American Airlines Invests in the Future of Urban Air Mobility

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FORT WORTH, Texas, June 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, American Airlines recently announced it will invest in Vertical Aerospace, a leading UK-headquartered engineering and aeronautical business developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. With the investment, American is demonstrating its focus on emerging technologies to reduce carbon emissions and investing in innovative ways that could improve the customer journey.

Celebrating the Power of Love and Kindness

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Although Pride Month looks a little different this year under COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, there’s still much to celebrate — love, kindness and all the things that bring us together. In this month’s issue of American Way, Flight Attendant JC Watson shares how he shows up as his authentic self to spread love and kindness in the skies.

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Although Pride Month looks a little different this year under COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, there’s still much to celebrate — love, kindness and all the things that bring us together. In this month’s issue of American Way, Flight Attendant JC Watson shares how he shows up as his authentic self to spread love and kindness in the skies.

American Airlines Raises Nearly $1.5 Million for Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

AAdvantage® members helped to make a difference on a global scale by supporting the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' critical mission
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American Airlines raised nearly $1.5 million in support of the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ efforts to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic around the world, including Brazil, India and other countries in need of assistance to battle the devastating virus. The airline and more than 11,000 of its AAdvantage® members raised the full amount in less than one month.

Pack Your Bags and Your Test: American Has Customers' COVID-19 Testing Needs Covered

American continues to launch tools to make flying safer and easier as travelers return to the skies
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  • Self-administered and packable Abbott BinaxNOW Home Test through eMed available for international travel to the U.S.
  • Nationwide expansion of CareNow partnership creates more in-person testing options
  • Customers using VeriFLY can now check-in online at aa.com or through the American Airlines mobile app
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  • Self-administered and packable Abbott BinaxNOW Home Test through eMed available for international travel to the U.S.
  • Nationwide expansion of CareNow partnership creates more in-person testing options
  • Customers using VeriFLY can now check-in online at aa.com or through the American Airlines mobile app

American Airlines Customers Can Now Choose Convenient Vaccine Verification Option in VeriFLY

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  • VeriFLY expands app’s capabilities to include COVID-19 vaccination verification, starting with the Bahamas, El Salvador and Guatemala
  • Customers using VeriFLY can use expedited check-in lanes at most U.S. hub airports
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  • VeriFLY expands app’s capabilities to include COVID-19 vaccination verification, starting with the Bahamas, El Salvador and Guatemala
  • Customers using VeriFLY can use expedited check-in lanes at most U.S. hub airports

Returning to the Skies With Sustainability in Mind

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Each month, American Way features an article written from the perspective of an American Airlines team member — a unique way to connect the airline's customers with the people who care for them on life's journey. In the April issue, Jill Blickstein shares how American is focused on long-term sustainability as the airline returns its aircraft to the skies.

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Each month, American Way features an article written from the perspective of an American Airlines team member — a unique way to connect the airline's customers with the people who care for them on life's journey. In the April issue, Jill Blickstein shares how American is focused on long-term sustainability as the airline returns its aircraft to the skies.

American Doubles Cold Chain Capabilities, More Flight Options

Extensive testing finds airline's entire mainline fleet provides ideal conditions for passive cold chain shipments
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American Airlines Cargo has furthered its commitment to reliable temperature-controlled shipping by expanding its solution for transporting temperature-controlled shipments to its entire mainline fleet.

This expansion follows a number of tests and trials conducted in partnership with CSafe Global and CargoSense. Through the use of CSafe Global's industry-leading packaging and Temperature Loggers provided by CargoSense, American proved all of its aircraft offer ideal environments for passive temperature-sensitive shipments.

American Airlines to Help Grant 95 Wishes to Mark 95 Years of Service

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In honor of its 95th birthday, American Airlines is donating 10 million AAdvantage® miles to Make-A-Wish, the organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, to help grant 95 wishes. With each wish granted, a child replaces fear with confidence, anxiety with hope and sadness with joy.

Taking a Stand: American Advocates for LGBTQ Rights and Hate Crimes Legislation

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American joined with dozens of other Texas-based companies today in an open letter to state lawmakers, making clear the airline supports the inclusion of LGBTQ people in nondiscrimination laws and opposes any effort to exclude the LGBTQ community from full civil rights protections under the law. The effort was led by Texas Competes, a coalition of businesses aligned on ensuring a fair and welcoming Texas for LGBTQ people.

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