American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is the world's fourth-largest airline in passenger miles transported, passenger fleet size, and operating revenues. American Airlines is a subsidiary of the AMR Corporation and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas adjacent to its largest hub at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. American operates an extensive international and domestic network, with scheduled flights throughout North America, Latin and South America, Europe, Asia/Pacific and the Caribbean.
Campaign Finance$753,671 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of American Airlines
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount American Airlines $11,390,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Aviation, Airlines & Airports,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Homeland Security,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Clean Air & Water,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.915 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2009 H.R.2200 Transportation Security Administration Authorization Act H.R.1586 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act H.R.5850 Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2011 S.3644 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 S.1451 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act S.3607 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2011 H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 H.R.4788 Aviation Jobs Outsourcing Prevention Act S.1298 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2010
RegulationsMentioned in 338 dockets; Submitted to 61 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "American Airlines" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 30 FAA Flight Crewmember Duty and Rest Requirements 2009
- Toggle 18 DOT 2010 U.S.-Haneda Combination Services Allocation Proceedings 2010
- Toggle 9 DOT U.S.-Japan Alliance Case 2010
- Toggle 9 DOT American Airlines, Inc. - Exemption - Broad Authority for Codeshare Services 2009
- Toggle 8 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. - Approval of and Antitrust Immunity for Alliance Agreements 2010
- Toggle 8 FAA New Pilot Certification Requirements for Air Carrier Operations 2010
- Toggle 5 DOT American Airlines Inc. - Exemption - U.S.-Mexico Transborder Routes; Codesharing on Alaska Airlines 2010
- Toggle 4 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG - Statements of Authorization - Reciprocal Codesharing 2010
- Toggle 3 DOT American Airlines, Inc. - Exemption - Chicago-Cozumel 2010
- Toggle 3 DOT American Airlines, Inc. - Allocation of Frequencies - U.S.-Brazil 2010
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 132 DOT U.S.-Japan Alliance Case 2010
- Toggle 124 DOT 2010 U.S.-Haneda Combination Services Allocation Proceedings 2010
- Toggle 85 FAA Flight Crewmember Duty and Rest Requirements 2009
- Toggle 64 DOT American Airlines, Inc. and Japan Airlines International Co., Ltd. - Approval of and Antitrust Immunity for Alliance Agreements 2010
- Toggle 47 DOT Notice of Order Soliciting Community Proposals 2010
- Toggle 46 DOT Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections 2010
- Toggle 34 FAA New Pilot Certification Requirements for Air Carrier Operations 2010
- Toggle 32 FAA In the Matter of American Airlines, Inc. - CP10SW0006 2010
- Toggle 25 FAA Luis Munoz Marin International Airport -Preliminary Application for the Airport Privatization Pilot Program 2009
- Toggle 22 DOT Notice of Order Soliciting Community Proposals 2009
Advisory Committees16 people on 2 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "American Airlines" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Transportation 15 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 1 committee