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American Airlines Inc.

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The carrier has corporate offices in Dfw Airport, Texas and a total of 32,767 or more employees, including 4,931 pilots-in-charge, 4,532 other pilots and 17,221 flight attendants.
Source: FAA Air Operators database, last updated Jan 4, 2010; Regional Airline Association 2009 Annual Report

Safety Record, 2002-2009

Onboard fatalities0
Accidents27
Other reported incidents18
Accidents resulting in serious onboard injury17
Serious accidents per billion passenger miles0.02
Serious accidents are those that resulted in at least one serious onboard injury.
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of BTS annual traffic statistics, NTSB accident data

June 2009 Traffic Summary

Departures59,366
Passengers8,235,977
Average Seats160.0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Incident/Accident History

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuries
Incident DFW, Texas
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Sept. 25, 2003 0 0
Accident Miami, Fla.
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Feb. 25, 2003 0 2
Accident Dallas, Texas
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March 6, 2002 0 0
Incident Asuncion
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July 2, 2002 0 0
Incident Miami, Fla.
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Sept. 13, 2002 0 0
Incident Minneapolis, Minn.
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Sept. 5, 2002 0 0
Accident Orlando, Fla.
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Nov. 6, 2002 0 1
Accident Flushing, N.Y.
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Nov. 9, 2002 0 1
Incident Seattle, Wash.
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March 14, 2003 0 0
Accident DFW Airport, Texas
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April 16, 2003 0 1
Accident Santa Ana, Calif.
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May 20, 2003 0 0
Accident Fort Worth, Texas
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June 12, 2003 0 2
Accident Charlotte, N.C.
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Aug. 3, 2003 0 1
Incident Miami, Fla.
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Aug. 24, 2003 0 0
Accident Flushing, N.Y.
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Sept. 4, 2003 0 0
Accident Jamaica, N.Y.
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Sept. 2, 2003 0 0
Accident Boston, Mass.
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Oct. 4, 2003 0 0
Accident Near St. Louis, Mo.
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May 26, 2004 0 1
Accident Sheridan, Ill.
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July 15, 2004 0 1
Incident Chicago, Ill.
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Sept. 16, 2004 0 0
Incident Denver, Colo.
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Nov. 21, 2004 0 0
Accident Providence, R.I.
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Dec. 20, 2004 0 0
Accident Buenos Aires
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March 11, 2005 0 0
Incident Denver, Colo.
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May 28, 2005 0 0
Accident New Chicago, Ind.
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June 5, 2005 0 1
Accident Heathrow IAP
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Nov. 6, 2005 0 0
Accident Miami, Fla.
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July 25, 2004 0 1
Incident Denver , Colo.
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March 21, 2006 0 0
Accident DFW Int'l Apt, Texas
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April 25, 2006 0 1
Accident Chicago, Ill.
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June 20, 2006 0 0
Accident Chicago, Ill.
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Feb. 23, 2007 0 1
Accident Chicago, Ill.
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June 27, 2007 0 0
Incident Frankfurt, UN
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Aug. 20, 2007 0 0
Accident St. Louis, Mo.
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Sept. 28, 2007 0 0
Accident McAlester, Okla.
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July 8, 2007 0 1
Incident West Palm Beach, Fla.
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Jan. 30, 2008 0 0
Incident Las Vegas, Nev.
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Jan. 27, 2006 0 0
Accident Miami, Fla.
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April 6, 2008 0 1
Accident Dallas, Texas
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May 27, 2008 0 1
Incident Chicago, Ill.
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Sept. 22, 2008 0 0
Incident Peoria, Ill.
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Sept. 22, 2008 0 0
Accident Los Angeles Intl Airport, Calif.
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Dec. 26, 2008 0 0
Incident Chicago, Ill.
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June 1, 2009 0 0
Incident Chicago, Ill.
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June 1, 2009 0 0
Incident Atlantic Ocean
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June 9, 2009 0 0
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010