• Media Relations

    +1-817-967-1577 (8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CT Monday-Friday)

    +1-817-931-1348 (after-hours duty manager)

    mediarelations@aa.com (not monitored after hours)

    American Airlines Federal Credit Union Hosts Fun Takes Flight Celebration at the C.R. Smith Museum

    American Airlines Federal Credit Union (AA Credit Union) will host an aviation industry celebration on Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT. Current member-owners, their families and eligible members who work in the aviation industry are invited to attend the event which will take place at the American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum, 4601 Texas Highway 360 at FAA Road, Fort Worth, Texas.

    The event will include a special celebration of CEO John M. Tippets' 42 years of service with AMR Corp., and specifically, 17 years of service to the AA Credit Union. Tippets will be available for a book signing of his newly published book, Hearts of Courage, the miraculous 29-day survival story of his father's 1943 plane crash in Alaska.

    The celebration will also include limited-time, exclusive offers available for new and current AA Credit Union member-owners, free educational seminars, an auto show featuring select hybrid cars, food, and entertainment (including a children's bounce house). A document shredder will also be available for members to shred their sensitive financial documents at no charge.

    "Fun Takes Flight provides our member-owners, and those interested in the benefits of membership, an opportunity to enjoy an afternoon out with the family to learn more about what the Credit Union has to offer," said Angie Owens, President - AA Credit Union. "The Credit Union is deeply indebted to Mr. Tippets for his dedication to serving the member-owners for 17 years. This is a fun environment for guests to meet with him and wish him well in retirement.

    Enter to Win a $2,500 5-Year Share Certificate 

    --  Four hourly drawings will be held during the event. No purchase  necessary to enter. 
    --  For complete official rules and to RSVP for the event, visit http://www.funtakesflight.aacreditunion.org/  Free Educational Seminars  10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    -- Buying a Home in Today's Market 
    -- Tapping Your Home Equity 
    -- Clear Direction on the Road to Retirement 
    -- Understanding and Managing Your Credit  Hearts of Courage Book Signing with John M. Tippets  12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. 
    -- Hearts of Courage will be available for purchase at the C.R. Smith Museum book store.

    To learn more about AA Credit Union, or to become a member-owner, call (800) 533-0035, visit AACreditUnion.org, or attend the celebration to take advantage of the exclusive, limited-time offers.

    American Airlines Federal Credit Union was founded in 1936, and today serves the present and retired employees of American Airlines, their family members and others who work in the air transportation industry. AA Credit Union has more than 210,000 member-owners and assets of $4.8 billion. As a cooperative financial services institution, the Credit Union's goal is to provide the best possible benefits and services for its member-owners.

    First Call Analyst:
    FCMN Contact:

    SOURCE: American Airlines Federal Credit Union

    CONTACT: Brenda Tristan-Marrone of American Airlines Federal Credit
    Union, +1-817-967-6097, brenda.tristan-marrone@aacreditunion.org

    Web site: https://www.aacreditunion.org/

    How can we improve our site?

    Submit Feedback