North America

American Airlines Fights Back

Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat

March 8th, 2024

An American 787 and Iberia plane in Madrid

In this week’s Airline Weekly Lounge podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss a new strategy from American Airlines to win back domestic market share and boost loyalty. We also examine the impact of Turkish Airlines’ Australian debut on Qantas and other major carriers. Find a full archive of the Lounge here.

Reading List:

American Airlines Goes All In on Its Loyalty Program and Small Cities

American Airlines Orders 260 New Planes: Here’s What They’re Getting

Turkish Airlines Makes Australian Debut – Should Qantas Be Worried?

Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat

March 8th, 2024

Tags: North America

Photo credit: An American Airlines Boeing 787 taxis past an Iberia Airbus A350 at the Madrid Barajas airport. Flickr / Anna Zvereva