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A Snapshot of American in Miami
American’s growth and expansion at Miami since 1989 is one of the most remarkable success stories in the history of commercial aviation. Today, American is a critically important economic engine for Miami and South Florida, and its commitment to the region is evidenced by its long-term plans to remain a partner in the success of South Florida.

American’s Miami hub is important to connecting the U.S. to key markets in South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean as well as connecting customers and cargo from South America to Asia.

  • Miami International Airport (MIA) was established as an American hub in 1989.

  • American began operations into MIA in 1979.

  • American and American Eagle operate out of Terminals D and E at MIA.

  • At MIA, American offers nearly 300 daily flights with service to destinations including:

    • Latin America

    • Mexico

    • The Caribbean

    • Canada

    • Europe

  • Together, American and American Eagle serve over 110 destinations from Miami.

  • In 2012, American and American Eagle carried more than 27 million passengers through its Miami hub.

  • Currently, American and American Eagle service represents 70 percent of all traffic at MIA.

  • American's employment in the community has grown from 275 in 1989 people to more than 10,000, making it one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County with an annual payroll that exceeds $415 million and 115,000 jobs are created through ancillary businesses

  • Executives: Art Torno, Vice President – Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America and Marilyn DeVoe, Vice President – Miami

Admirals Club

North Terminal Admirals Club
  • Located near Gate D 30

  • Nautilus shell-shaped club, decorated with tropical blue and green accents

  • 30,695 square feet

  • Seating capacity: 457

  • Conference room

  • Cyber cafe with HP PCs and HP TouchSmarts with high-speed Internet access

  • Business center with work stations and HP PCs with high-speed Internet access

  • Children's room: HP PCs, one flat-panel TV and a waiting area for parents

  • Private showers: 6 (one handicap accessible)

  • TV lounges: 2

  • Total number of TVs: 10 flat-panel TVs with DirecTV

  • Total number of telephones: 12

  • Hours of operation: 4:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. daily

 North Terminal Admirals Club
  • Located on third floor above Gate D 15

  • Features vibrant colors and materials reflective of Miami’s tropical culture

  • 9,500 square feet

  • Seating capacity: 251

  • Conference room

  • Cyber cafe with HP TouchSmarts with high-speed Internet access

  • Business center with work stations and HP PCs with high-speed Internet access

  • Private showers: 2 (one handicap accessible)

  • TV lounge

  • Total number of TVs: 6 flat-panel TVs with DirecTV

  • Total number of telephones: 25

  • Hours of operation: 4:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. daily

American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia Premium Lounge
  • Located on Concourse E just beyond the security checkpoint on the fifth floor

  • 6,000 square feet

  • Seating capacity: 120

  • Business Center with work stations including some with HP Compaq dc7900 PCs with complimentary high-speed Internet access

  • Private showers: 6 (1 handicap accessible)

  • TV lounges: 2

  • TVs: 5 flat panel televisions

  • Telephones: 4

  • Children's Room with HP PC's and educuational software

  • Hours of operation: Daily from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Community Support
  • American in active in local, regional and international organizations that foster Miami-Dade County's economic growth as well as in a host of community and civic programs supporting diverse causes including:

    • United Way

    • Easter Seals

    • Miami international Film Festival

    • Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau

    • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

    • The Beacon Council

  • The American Airlines Arena underscores American's continuing commitment to Miami, its institutions and its hopes for the future. The Arena is home to the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association and also is a regular host of private parties, concerts, family shows and other specialty events.

  • To learn more about American’s overall corporate citizenship, visit American’s Corporate Responsibility Report can be found on by selecting Corporate Responsibility under the About Us tab

oneworld Alliance
  • oneworld is a global alliance that brings together 12 of the world's biggest and best airlines, all committed to providing world-class service and value –with five more joining soon.  Jointly, they and their near 30 affiliate airlines fly to nearly 1,000 airports in almost 160 countries

  • Four of American’s oneworld partners serve MIA – British Airways, Iberia, airberlin and LAN.

    • BA and IB co-locate with AA in Terminal E, while LAN serves its customers from Terminal H.

  • In total, American and its oneworld partners, serve nearly 120 destinations from this airport.

August 2013

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