Their primary business activity is the operation of a major network carrier, providing scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo.
Together with their wholly-owned regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers operating as American Eagle, their airline operates an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. They have hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. In 2017, approximately 200 million passengers boarded their mainline and regional flights. During 2017, they launched new nonstop service to Amsterdam, Netherlands and Rome, Italy from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), to Barcelona, Spain from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and to Beijing, China from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), further expanding their global footprint. They also announced new seasonal nonstop service beginning in Summer 2018 between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Budapest, Hungary and Prague, Czech Republic; between ORD and Venice, Italy; and between DFW and Reykjavik-Keflavik, Iceland.
American Airlines Revenue By Region
Their operating revenues by geographic region as defined by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) are summarized in the chart above and summarised below.
- Latin America
As expected, American Airlines generated most of its revenues from domestic operations during FY17. Overall, American Airlines’ revenue has been more or less stagnant over the past couple of years, as visible in the “American Airlines Revenue By Region” chart above.It’s flights to Atlantic and Latin American counties generated almost comparable sales, with each of them roughly coming in at the second spot in terms of sales at least. However, although the airline has flights to Pacific, these routes haven’t been a substantial revenue driver for the company.
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