Join us for #AAviationDay

AAviationDay 2017 took place on Friday, August 18, 2017, which was on the eve of National Aviation Day. This year’s event encompassed even more American Airlines locations, hosting approximately 170 aviation enthusiasts from around the world. 2017 AAviationDay locations included…

  • London Heathrow
  • Paris-CDG
  • New York-JFK
  • New York-LGA
  • Philadelphia (PHL)
  • Washington Reagan (DCA)
  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Chicago O’hare (ORD)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
  • American Airlines’ World Headquarters/Integrated Operations Center/Flight Training Facility
  • Phoenix (PHX)
  • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Envoy Headquarters
  • Tulsa Maintenance Base

Each facility offered unique tours and events to give participants a first-hand look inside the world’s largest airline. Check out the Twitter Moment for the best Tweets from AAviationDay 2017. More links:

American Airlines AAviationDay Media Advisory

Dallas News (by Conor Shine)

WJLA-ABC 7 Washington, D.C. with Sam Sweeney


In 2016, 120+ special guests from across the globe had the unique experience to go behinds the scenes at American Airlines, the largest airline in the world. The event was featured in numerous publications including CNN and the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

What exactly is #AAviationDay?

National Aviation Day was established in 1939 by Franklin D, Roosevelt as a presidential proclamation. Its purpose was two-fold: to celebrate the incredible achievements of flight and to commemorate Orville Wright’s birthday. On the eve of National Aviation Day, American will open up their facilities to #AvGeeks. The facilities include PHL, DCA, MIA, CLT, LGA, DFW, LAX, American’s HQ and Integrated Operations Center in Fort Worth, The Tulsa Maintenance Base, ORD, PHX, JFK, LHR, and Envoy’s HQ. Each facility will offer unique tours and events.

Click here for the official press release from 2016.