Member Feature – American Airlines

American Airlines is a Club Level member of the BABCPHL. The airline is also actively engaged with the London Chapter and is an avid supporter of the global British-American Business Council network. Emanuel Adam, Executive Director and Director of Policy & Trade at BritishAmerican Business London, recently collaborated with BABCPHL Past President Rhett Workman, Managing Director of London-Heathrow for American Airlines, on Building the Case for a UK-US Free Trade Agreement. Every flight across the Atlantic contributes to the interconnectedness and the important relationship between the two nations. Prior to the pandemic, American Airlines widebody aircraft carried more than 331 kilotons of goods each year and more than 125,000 passengers per month between the US and the UK Despite the interruptions caused by Covid-19, American Airlines continues to operate cargo-only flights transporting more than 3 million kilograms or 6.6 million pounds of freight across the Atlantic—equating to nearly 50,000 kilograms or 110,000 pounds each day. A significant portion of the cargo shipped is pharmaceuticals to serve patients in need. In both good times and bad, trade and investment supports economic prosperity. Currently, the trade and investment relationship between the US and the UK is helping save lives. Special thanks and recognition to American Airlines for their important work to keep our economy moving throughout this global health crisis. Stay tuned for more information about American’s efforts to ensure the well-being of the traveling public and their plans to scale operations at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) as demand returns.

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  • American Airlines
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  • Cigna
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  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Forensic Resolutions
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Olympus
  • Penn Medicine
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