One of the major airline companies in the U.S, the American Airlines (AA), is headquartered in Fort Worth in Texas. It also happens to be the largest airline in the world in terms of fleet size and also the second largest airline in terms of the destinations covered in the world, i.e. 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. The airlines started in the year 1930 with less than 80 smaller planes in its fleet and now has risen to a height where it operates from 10 major hubs in the country including, Washington D.C, New York, and Los Angeles.
The major destinations American Airlines flies to are – Bahamas, Australia, U.K, India, France, Germany, Venezuela, Brazil, Spain, Switzerland, Panama, New Zealand, India, Mexico, Italy, Hong Kong, Greece, Ecuador, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Argentina.
Passengers are allowed to carry a hand baggage of maximum 7kg, which is fee-free. Total weight per passenger is 23kg luggage while check-in. There are also baggage fees on, with no fee in South American and European flights. For excess baggage, you've to pay about $85-200, depending on the number of additional bags you're carrying.
Currently, American Airlines controls a fleet of more than 900 aircraft, thus, making it the largest commercial airlines in the world. There are various airplanes of Airbus, McDonnell Douglas, Embraer, and Boeing planes. The majority of the planes in the AA are narrow-bodied, like the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737-800, which are mainly for the short domestic haul. The airline also operates Boeing 757, McDonnell Douglas MD-82/83 and Embraer 190 for long-haul carrier purposes.
The seat map of American Airlines varies from 35-61 inches, from narrow-bodied to large-bodied planes, with 17-27 inches in width. Passengers also get to enjoy fantastic meals, special made-to-order dishes and light snacks throughout their flight.
The AA allows various ways to check-in at the airport like online, mobile, curbside, self-service kiosk check-in. All passengers need to come at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled time for domestic flights and 60 minutes for international flights. You can also hire a limo to get you to the airport. Frequent flyers are given an advantage, under which they receive special offers.