American Airlines Celebrates 10,000 Years of Experience, Honors Employees With 45 Years of Service
OREANDA-NEWS. August 25, 2016. Last night, at a black tie dinner in Dallas,
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“We feel great about American’s future because of the work that you have done over the years,” said American’s CEO Doug Parker, during remarks at the evening event. “We will continue to honor each of you, by being good stewards of what you have built.”
This year’s honorees began their careers with 11 different heritage carriers including Air Cal, Allegheny, American,
St. Louis based reservations agent Darlene George recalls, “I remember when Allegheny was a small regional carrier and we took delivery of our first jet, a DC9. We were so proud and excited of that, and now I’m excited to have been a part of the world’s largest carrier!”
“The Service Anniversary event was unexpected and wonderful,” said recently retired DFW based pilot
“I thought I’d work as a flight attendant for five years, and here I am 40 years beyond what I originally thought,” remembered DCA based flight attendant Claudia Frye. “I don’t think anything can stop American from being the greatest airline in the world. I’m so grateful to be here tonight celebrating with my colleagues."