Inclusion and diversity

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2016 Earl Graves winners
Diversity at American

Creating a workplace for all

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity is a way of life at American Airlines. Every day, our team members work to make American a place where people of all generations, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, gender identity, disabilities, religious affiliations and backgrounds feel welcome and valued.

"Best place to work"

In 2016 the American Association of People with Disabilities and the US Business Leadership Network® named American one of the best places to work and awarded our team a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index for our leadership in the community and diverse employment practices.

Our culture

“We’re working to restore our company as the greatest airline in the world and can only do that with employees that are as diverse as the customers we serve. So we must work to recruit, develop, retain and engage the very best people – those with unique perspectives and ways of thinking who can help us become the global leader we’re poised to be. Leaders of the company are then accountable for cultivating an inclusive work environment that helps unleash all of our employees’ potential, celebrating everything that a dynamic workforce has to offer."

– Doug Parker, Chairman and CEO

Corporate Responsibility Report

Honors for diversity

We have a long history of inclusion and diversity at American, and we've received recognition among other corporations for our leadership.

Asia Best Employer Brand Award 2017 US Veterans Magazine - Best Of The Best 2018
DEI - Best Places to Work 2018 ERG Council Honors Award 2017
Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality 2020 Latina Style Inc 2019 50 best companies for Latinas to work for in the U.S.
2017 NBIC - Best of the Best Corporation for Inclusion Forbes 2020 The best employers for diversity