American Airlines

American Airlines’ EVP/Chief Commercial Officer To Leave Company

by | Jun 7, 2024
Vasu Raja has served as American’s chief commercial officer since April 2022.
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‘The Gains Are 10x, 100x, 1,000x’: Experts Tell How Cutting-Edge AI Is Transforming Business
by | May 7, 2024
From busting fuel bandits to revolutionizing customer experiences, AI is driving unprecedented improvements across industries. Over 650 business leaders gathered at the Dallas Regional Chamber's Convergence AI conference in Irving to learn how companies are harnessing artificial intelligence to stay ahead of the curve. Here are some of their key insights.
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The first-ever AI 75 — the most innovative people in artificial intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth — is revealed on May 2 at Convergence AI.
Presenting the First-Ever AI 75: Meet the Most Innovative Leaders in Artificial Intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | May 2, 2024
Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI have teamed up to launch the inaugural AI 75 list. The 2024 program honors the most significant people in AI in DFW in seven categories—the visionaries, creators, and influencers you need to know.
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Fort Worth’s American Airlines To Make Its Fleet First-Classier with 260 New Aircraft, Retrofitted Fleet
by | Mar 4, 2024
The orders for AIrbus, Boeing, and Embraer aircraft are part of American's continued investment to expand premium seats across its narrowbody and regional fleets—while supporting the long-term strength of its domestic and short-haul international network. With the move, American says it will offer more premium seats than any other U.S. airline.
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‘A Sweet Moment in Time’: Dallas Regional Chamber Unveils Its 2024-2026 Strategic Plan During Annual Meeting at Fair Park

by | Jan 18, 2024

Cynt Marshall, 2024 chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber board of directors, urged chamber members to “seize the moment.” DRC President and CEO Dale Petroskey talked about a “once-in-a-lifetime chance” to remedy the region’s inequities. And Rafael Lizardi, Marshall’s predecessor as chair, said, “we got a lot done” in 2023, “but as always, there’s much left to do.”...

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American Airlines ‘Accelerates’ C02 Removal Market with Deal To Turn 10K Tons Into Buried ‘Carbon Blocks’
by | Nov 28, 2023
As the inaugural customer of Graphyte, a North Carolina-based carbon removal startup, the Fort Worth-based airline has purchased 10,000 tons of carbon removal credits to be delivered in early 2025. Graphyte's technology turns biomass into "dense carbon blocks" that are wrapped and stored underground.
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180 HBCU Students to Participate in 8th Annual BE Smart Hackathon at American Airlines HQ
by | Oct 31, 2023
The hackathon is presented by BLACK ENTERPRISE, a leading Black-owned digital media brand dedicated to providing business, investment, and wealth-building resources for African Americans. Scheduled for this Thursday to Sunday, it will provide students with mentorship opportunities while showcasing their technical skills to the airline and its technology partners—resulting in potential job offers.
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Next-Level Loyalty: Canada’s PUG Interactive Expands into Texas with a Game-Changing Play in Brand Engagement
by | Oct 25, 2023
Emerging from stealth in North Texas after 10+ years of R&D in Canada, PUG Interactive is out to prove there's a better way for brands to engage people. "Dallas-Fort Worth is the birthplace of loyalty," says Steve Bocska, PUG's CEO. "We're disrupting loyalty. What better place to do it than where loyalty was created?"
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See Inside: American Airlines’ New $100M High-Tech Catering Facility at DFW Airport

by | Sep 13, 2023
More than three times the size of a football field, the facility is the largest airline catering kitchen in the U.S., the Fort Worth-based airline says. Its innovative design "allows American to cater flights more efficiently," while more than 100 new catering trucks rush meals and drinks to catch flights on time.
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Inaugural Board Announced for Fort Worth Economic Development Partnership
by | Aug 29, 2023
The organization said the board signifies a "robust and resolute commitment to attracting and recruiting businesses to Fort Worth," one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation.
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Boeing and NASA Are Building This Eco-Friendlier ‘X-Plane’ with American and Southwest Airlines Support
by | Jul 31, 2023
NASA's first X-plane could reduce fuel consumption and emissions up to 30% compared to today's domestic fleet of airplanes, Boeing said. The design could be used by planes of different sizes and missions and may benefit from folding wing tips to accommodate existing airport infrastructure.
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Digital Twins to Air Monitoring: See 17 UTD Student Projects Solving Real-World Challenges for Companies
On the hunt for a resourceful, cost-effective solution to your company's tech challenges or project pileup? Or maybe you need a product prototype. UTDesign Capstone is now open for company project applications for Fall 2023. But hurry—the window of opportunity closes soon.

Check out these past projects. One of them is bound to spark an idea for yours..
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The Future 50 in Dallas-Fort Worth 2023: Meet the Game-Changing Disruptors Driving Innovation and Impact

by | Mar 16, 2023
These standouts—startup founders, tech pioneers, educators, creators, social innovators, and business leaders—are transforming entire industries and making waves in their respective fields. 
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Revolutionizing Their Industries: The Enterprise Innovators of the 2023 Future 50 in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Mar 16, 2023

The future is now, and these business disruptors are leading the way. The trailblazers are among the Future 50, our editors’ picks of forward-thinking innovators who are shaping their industries and communities with groundbreaking technologies and solutions.

From chargeback management to urban planning, here are visionary leaders using cutting-edge technology and strategies to transform the industries they work in....

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The Last Word: American Airlines’ Robert Isom on Winning the Eco-Airline of the Year Award
Air Transport World announced today that American Airlines has been named the 2023 Eco-Airline of the Year. ATW lauded American’s work to run a more fuel-efficient operation with more fuel-efficient aircraft powered increasingly by low-carbon fuel and new technology.
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American Airlines Is the Only Passenger Airline Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 2nd Straight Year
Just months after investing in a hydrogen fuel distribution startup and striking a $2.75 billion deal to buy sustainable aviation fuel made from refined corn, Fort-Worth based American Airlines has made an important list. For the second year in a row, American is the only passenger airline to land on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index.
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