American Airlines is proud to sponsor the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2018 Leaders in Law. As Los Angeles’ largest carrier, we know that each of our 16.5 million customers are traveling for different reasons. Some are heading for relaxing vacations while others are logging long hours to reach important business meetings.

We know our business customers have unique needs. Convenience, flexibility and the ability to comfortably work while on-the-go are critically important. Here in Los Angeles, American offers a variety of programs and services designed to make business travel easier, allowing you to make the most of your time on the ground and in the sky or enjoy some relaxation when you can.


The Business Extra program rewards companies when their employees purchase business travel on participating airlines. There’s no cost to join and your company can begin earning points immediately — points that you can use to reduce business travel expenses, reward top employees or even thank key customers. Plus, your employees will continue to earn their own personal frequent flyer miles. It’s a win-win.

For every $5 spent, your company will earn one point. Those points can be redeemed for more than 60 awards, including:

  • Round-trip tickets on partner airlines, including American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways and Iberia
  • Flight upgrades valid for travel on American Airlines
  • Admirals Club membership or one-day pass valid at American Airlines lounges
  • American Airlines AAdvantage Gold Status


As an American Airlines AirPass member, you won’t have to search for fares or pay extra for last-minute trips. Your airfare is pre-paid at a fixed rate and is ready when you need to travel to any of the more than 350 destinations in the American Airlines network.

AirPass is about more than price – it’s about convenience. You are free to travel when you need to go. Whether it’s to a spur-of-the-moment client meeting or a conference that was planned months ago, with AirPass, you have the freedom to be where you need to be without restrictions.

VIP perks and privileges that bring real convenience,

comfort and value to every trip come

with the membership, including:

  • Priority check-in and boarding privileges
  • Last seat availability
  • Complimentary Main Cabin Extra seating
  • Immediate AAdvantage elite status based on the annual commitment of the membership


Our Group & Meeting Travel program offers group fares and special pricing for meeting, conference and incentive travel. It’s an ideal fit for customers who host large business events and are expecting 40+ attendees, allowing meeting attendees to selfbook their flights even if they don’t currently have a corporate discount.

We’re committed to meeting your needs and those of your colleagues with the largest global network and several key benefits, such as:

  • Discounts for both premium and economy cabins
  • The opportunity to commit to block space over a period of time — up to 330 days before departure; block fares offer flexible ticketing timelines, the ability to hold space and assign seats without names, and a free name change per ticket
  • Improved seating assignments, making it easier to keep passengers seated together


With three renovated and redesigned Admirals Club lounges and the recent addition of a Flagship Lounge and Flagship First Dining, American offers the most premium amenities of any carrier at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The opening of Flagship First Dining last December gives our customers traveling in first class on qualifying international flights, or on nonstop transcontinental flights to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), exclusive access to a preflight tableside restaurant experience offering complimentary, full-service dining with seasonal, locally inspired dishes and drinks. You won’t find an experience like this with any other domestic carrier at LAX.

The newly renovated Flagship Lounge, which also opened in December, allows customers flying in international first class or business class, or on nonstop transcontinental flights to JFK, an exclusive space to unwind, work or refresh before their flight. You can enjoy a range of food options including a robust hot and cold food buffet and a chef action station with fresh, made-to-order dishes, along with the ability to pair meals with premium wine, champagne and spirits, or a refreshing drink from the “build your own cocktail” station.

Want an experience more tailored to you and your colleagues on your next business trip? Give us a call or send us an email, and one of our team members will match you with the level of service you need to make time away from home a little more enjoyable.


Kyle Mabry

Vice President of Western Division Sales, American Airlines

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