Tag: Robert Isom

American Airlines places orders for Airbus, Boeing and Embraer aircraft

American Airlines today announced orders for 260 new aircraft, including 85 Airbus A321neo, 85 Boeing 737 MAX 10 and 90 Embraer E175 aircraft. The orders also include options and purchase rights for an additional 193 aircraft. As part of the Boeing order, American has upgauged 30 existing 737 ...

oneworld names Nathaniel Pieper as CEO

The oneworld alliance today named airline industry veteran Nathaniel (Nat) Pieper as its new CEO. Pieper, who is currently senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances at oneworld member Alaska Airlines, will join the alliance in his new role on 01 April 2024. As CEO, Pieper will lead...

Taking off for Tokyo: American Airlines welcomes tentative approval to start nonstop service from New York

American Airlines welcomes tentative approval from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin nonstop service between New York (JFK) and Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND). American will be the only U.S. carrier operating service between JFK and Tokyo, complementing the existing servic...

American Airlines pilots ratify new agreement

American Airlines pilots, represented by the Allied Pilots Association (APA), ratified a new four-year agreement with the company today. The new contract will deliver more than $9 billion of compensation and quality-of-life benefits to American’s 15,000 pilots. Robert Isom, American’s CEO ...

American Airlines and DFW Airport Sign Long-Term Use and Lease Agreement

American Airlines and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) have signed a new 10-year Use and Lease Agreement, which includes $4.8 billion in pre-approved capital investments, including the construction of Terminal F, the renovation of Terminal C, construction of gate expansions at Terminal ...

oneworld Chief Executive Officer Rob Gurney announces intention to depart the alliance

oneworld Chief Executive Officer Rob Gurney announces intention to depart the alliance

oneworld, the leading global airline alliance, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer Rob Gurney has elected to leave the alliance’s central management team. “We are grateful to Rob for his leadership in navigating oneworld through the challenges of the past six years,” said onewo...

Greg Smith Appointed Independent Chairman of American Airlines Group Board of Directors

Greg Smith Appointed Independent Chairman of American Airlines Group Board of Directors

American Airlines Group Inc. today announced that Greg Smith has been named independent chairman of the company’s board of directors, effective April 30, 2023. Smith, 56, will succeed Doug Parker, who will retire from the board at that time. Smith’s appointment is part of the board’s long-t...

Air Transport World Names American Airlines 2023 Eco-Airline of the Year

Air Transport World (ATW), the leading media brand serving the information needs of the global airline and commercial air transport communities, announced today American Airlines was named the 2023 Eco-Airline of the Year. The award marks the latest recognition of American’s progress toward its...

American Airlines Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Financial Results

American Airlines Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2022 Financial Results

American Airlines Group Inc. today reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2022 financial results, including: Fourth-quarter and full-year net income of $803 million and $127 million, or $1.14 per diluted share and $0.19 per diluted share, respectively. Excluding net special items1, fourth-qu...

American Airlines Names Devon May Chief Financial Officer

American Airlines Group Inc. today announced that Devon May has been named Chief Financial Officer following a long-planned succession process. May, who is currently the airline's senior vice president of Finance and Investor Relations, will assume the CFO role effective Jan. 1, 2023. He will ...

American Airlines and British Airways Co-Locate in JFK’s Terminal 8

American Airlines and British Airways are ready to welcome customers to the newly renovated Terminal 8 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Starting on Dec. 1, 2022, customers will benefit from an enhanced travel experience with seamless travel connections as the two airlines co...

American Airlines and Citi Celebrate 35 years of Partnership

American Airlines and Citi Celebrate 35 years of Partnership

One of the travel industry’s first co-branded credit cards is turning 35, and to celebrate this important milestone, American Airlines and Citi are rewarding the loyalty of millions of Citi/AAdvantage® cardmembers with a series of exclusive events and promotions to fulfill their travel dreams. ...

American Airlines Names Vicente Reynal to its Board of Directors

American Airlines Group Inc. today announced the election of Vicente Reynal, 48, to its board of directors. “We are very excited to welcome Vicente to American’s board of directors,” said American’s Chairman Doug Parker. “Vicente has extensive experience leading global industrial bus...

American Airlines Names Ganesh Jayaram Chief Digital and Information Officer

[caption id="attachment_48148" align="alignright" width="252"] Ganesh Jayaram[/caption] American Airlines today announced that Ganesh Jayaram has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO), effective Sept. 1. Jayaram will report to American’s CEO Robert...

American Airlines announces leadership succession plan

American Airlines Group Inc. today announced Doug Parker will retire as chief executive officer of American Airlines on March 31, 2022. Robert Isom, currently president of American, will succeed him. Isom also will join the airline’s board of directors on that same date, and Parker will continu...

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