Tag: Rick Elieson

American Airlines Cargo Implements Policy to Ensure Fair Booking

American Airlines announced they will be implementing a fair booking policy to address late changes or cancellations, effective May 1, 2020. The policy represents American’s plans to mitigate unused space, especially when demand is critical. Cargo president Rick Elieson shared that it is impe...

American Airlines Announces Cargo-Only Flights to Keep Business Moving

American Airlines is utilizing its currently grounded passenger aircraft to move cargo between the United States and Europe, ensuring the world’s goods continue to get where they need to go. The first cargo-only flight departs from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) tomorrow, March ...

Rick Elieson appointed to lead Cargo and International Operations

American Airlines announced this week that Rick Elieson, President of Cargo, has been named as President Cargo and Vice President International Operations. In this expanded role, Elieson will continue to lead the Cargo division and assumes the leadership of American's international airport operatio...

American Airlines Cargo posts record-breaking year in 2018

American Airlines Cargo posts record-breaking year in 2018

American Airlines Cargo had a record-breaking year in 2018 as the division exceeded all-time records in performance, volume and revenue - finishing the year with more than $1 billion in revenue. The airline moved record volumes of freight and mail across its system in 2018, and it said volume for...

American Airlines helps recovery from Hurricane Michael

After Hurricane Michael made landfall and brought destruction to surrounding communities in and around Florida early last month many American Airlines Cargo employees took it on themselves to find ways they could help their local communities. Most recently, the Miami team partnered with the Ameri...

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