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"American serves more customers than any other airline at LAX. Our partnerships with the community underscore our commitment to this city – which is a vital part of our global network,” said Andrew Nocella, chief marketing officer for
“Los Angeles is America’s gateway to the world: More travelers passed through LAX in 2015 than ever before, and we’re investing billions to modernize the airport,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti. “LAX is well-positioned for greater growth, and I am pleased that
More Access to More Destinations
American is building two new gates at LAX to support more than 20 new daily flights to nine new year-round and seasonal destinations and added frequencies to existing destinations. When the flights begin
New service from LAX includes:
As previously announced, this year American will inaugurate new international service from LAX to Tokyo’s
As the leading airline with the most daily flights in Los Angeles, American brings more customers direct access to Los Angeles as both a premier business and tourist destination.
More Jobs for LAX
With the addition of these new routes and added gates, American plans to hire 200 additional team members in 2016, building on the nearly 500 jobs added at LAX since its merger closed with
American is extending its dedication to Los Angeles with a multi-year deal as the Exclusive Airline Partner of the legendary Hollywood Bowl. The cultural institution has been an icon in Los Angeles for more than 90 years. For the 2016 season, American is the premier sponsor of 12 major events, including client hospitality and employee engagement opportunities.
"Whether you’re in the air or on the ground around Los Angeles, our goal is provide customers more choices and better access to the experiences they want,” said Fernand Fernandez, American’s vice president – Global Marketing. “We’re excited about our partnership with the Hollywood Bowl, which also has a long, rich history serving the greater L.A. area. We look forward to working closely with them as partners in the entertainment community.”
American’s other premier partnerships include the Los Angeles Clippers, The Hollywood Reporter, the Film Independent Spirit Awards,
Partners in the Community
American is dedicated to giving back to the communities it serves, and LAX-based employees are leading the way. On average, LAX employees have volunteered at more than 200 community events and civic programs in Southern California each year, including City Year, Special Olympics Southern California, Habitat for Humanity of San Bernardino, Los Angeles LGBT Center,
First Class, All the Way
Out of LAX, American offers customers more choices for how they travel, with First Class seats and Main Cabin Extra offered on every flight. As part of American’s investment in the customer experience, the airline is adding more all-aisle access, fully lie-flat seats; international Wi-Fi; more in-flight entertainment options and power outlets; and improved food and beverage offerings.
Elite and First Class customers can enjoy Flagship® Check-In, American’s private, dedicated VIP check-in facility at LAX . Top customers at LAX with tight transfer times may be treated to American’s luxury airport transfer program that escorts customers to their next gate of departure in a Cadillac.
“We set the standard at LAX nearly a decade ago with the first premium services to give our customers an unprecedented experience from curb to gate,” said Nocella. “In 2016, we’ll make our
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