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US Airways Overview

www.aa.com
Fort Worth, TX
10000+ employees
American Airlines
1937
Company - Public
Travel & Tourism
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Together with regional partner American Eagle, we offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. We’re a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights ... Read more

US Airways – Why Work For Us?


American is the first airline to fly the DC-3 in commercial service from New York to Chicago

On the morning of April 15, 1926, a young aviator named Charles A. Lindbergh stowed a bag of mail in his little DH-4 biplane and took off from Chicago for St. Louis. Later that day, he and two other pilots flew three plane loads of mail from St. Louis to Chicago. Lindbergh was chief pilot of Robertson Aircraft Corporation, the second aviation company to hold a U.S. airmail contract, and one of scores of companies that eventually consolidated to form the modern-day American Airlines. American Airlines is now one of the largest airlines in the world. We've also created more than 900,000 jobs worldwide and we welcome people like you who are excited to join our #AATeam. Explore the possibilities and discover why our employees are #proudtobeAA!  

Do Crew are American’s volunteers. Their service to the community is the cornerstone of the airline's community programs.

 Putting our people first

Striking balance in the work environment

Our employees are one of the many assets that make American the best airline in the world. They treat our customers with the highest level of service, ensure our flights depart and arrive on time, work diligently to get baggage safely to its destination and so much more.Because we value our employees’ contributions so highly, we strive to be the most desirable employer in our industry. We do this by providing competitive pay and benefits packages, ample opportunities for career growth and development, a diverse and inclusive working environment and the recognition our employees deserve.Beyond the job, we encourage and support employee involvement in the communities we live and work. We seek out a variety of opportunities for our employees to be able to volunteer and contribute to their chosen causes, enhancing their lives and the lives of others around us. 

 American employees serve their communities 

With global business comes global responsibility. American believes good corporate citizenship contributes to the economic and social well-being of our employees, shareholders, customers and our communities. At American, we use our scale and connectedness to influence widespread charitable action through direct philanthropic contributions and through the generosity of our employees and customers. Integrating our corporate charitable initiatives with the efforts made by our dedicated employees and customers, American hopes to make philanthropic endeavors to benefit children, education, human services and military/veteran initiatives. 

American Airlines Employee Business Resource Groups

 At American, inclusion is a priority

Inclusion and diversity isn’t an inspirational goal, it’s the way American Airlines achieves success. By making inclusion and diversity a priority, we are able to maintain a workplace where every employee wants to be and prosper. With a workforce that represents a diverse world, American is able to drive innovation, creating an airline that customers want to fly and investors want to invest in. We are a global community — supporting each other and our customers in realizing the possibilities we can achieve with a dynamic and vibrant team. Hear what chairman and CEO Doug Parker says about the importance of diversity at American

American is proud to have added more than 10,000 people to our team the past few years.

Interested in joining the new American? Our premier global team, more than 100,000 people strong, is working hard every day to restore our airline as the greatest in the world.We owe our employees the best company culture in the business – one that’s built on respect. Respect for the product we’re providing our customers, respect for our company heritage and for our collective future. And most importantly, respect for each other. 

"We welcome people to our company who want to be part of restoring American to the greatest airlines in the world."

- Doug Parker Chairman & CEO  

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    Profesional hectic fun outrageous exciting

    Cons

    Merger makes the company not doing good

    Advice to Management

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US Airways Interviews

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    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at US Airways (Warwick, RI).

    Interview

    The interview was much different. My days
    you got to know the people who work there
    but when they interviewed you
    they knew you wanted the job and will willing to do
    that work that was known about it
    it went fairly smooth

    Interview Questions

    • Are you willing to work weekends, holidays
      in any kind we needed you   2 Answers
    • When I first went to work at the airport you had to work you way in their first
      getting to know people was very important
      and they had to know that you are really interested in working
      for an airline
      working and all kinds of weather very cold. The very hot
      and also working in the rain and snow
      I was very good at my job   1 Answer
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US Airways Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
  • Top 100 Public, Private and Nonprofit Employers in Philadelphia, Philly.com, 2009
  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
  • Top 100 Public, Private and Nonprofit Employers in Philadelphia, Philly.com, 2008
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2008
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