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American Airlines Benefits

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Employer Summary

What are our benefits like at American Airlines?


We're excited about the future - and your part in it. We offer a wide variety of benefits that promote whole family well-being, now and in the future.


You and your family have your own individual needs. We offer plenty of smart choices so you get the protection that fits you best.


With your job comes the confidence of great benefits, so you can focus on important things, like healthy, active living for you and your family.

We believe choice is important, so every team member, regardless of circumstances, can create the benefits package that meets his or her specific needs.

Take a look at our wide-ranging benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Health Spending Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts to help you cover the cost of eligible health care and dependent day care expenses
  • Life, accident and disability coverage
  • Other benefits, such as auto and home, and group legal insurance

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Dec 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Best- extravagant travel benefits as well as international traveling! Worst- your work schedule is sometimes up to 18 hour shifts & not very flexible the first few years. Also you will be away from family & friends for long periods of time.

  • Dec 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service Representative in Oak Park, Illinois

    The flight benefits are the best in the industry

  • Dec 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Aircraft Records Specialist in Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Traveling benefits, stock purchase and paid time off.

  • Nov 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Fort Worth, Texas

    Really great Benefits, you can fly anywhere AA does, and interns are given Vacation. There really isn’t anything bad.

  • Nov 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cary, North Carolina

    Medical insurance accepted most places and offers pretty good coverage.. and not at a bad cost..

  • Nov 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current American Airlines Flight Attendant in Chicago, Illinois

    Best Flight Benefits and flexible days off

  • Nov 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current cabin crew in New York, New York State

    travel benefit is great

  • Nov 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Fort Worth, Texas

    They are always evaluating the benefits and making enhancements to provide an overall competitive package.

  • Nov 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Fort Worth, Texas

    Great insurance...most everything is covered.

  • Nov 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Reservations in Fort Worth, Texas

    How can I get my retirement out of AA now that it does not make me any money , it’s frozen !

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