Beijing’s New Airport Leaks American Airlines Plans

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  1. AA’s new headquarters looks impressively like many other, cheaper, company headquarters. $1B should have purchased a lot more than this…but I”m glad to see that AA is consistent in operations, unimpressive in both HQ choice and flying.

  2. And as for subsidies…this is from an article from mid 2018:

    “American Airlines received a $21.25 million tax incentive package from the city. In June of 2014, the Fort Worth City Council approved a 15-year, $6.5 million tax incentive from the city for the 149,000-square-foot Integrated Operations Center.”

    it’d be interesting to see all the other monies they’ve received to keep business in the DFW area…

  3. As of last week, the AA PEK station manager was not expecting much change for AA or China Southern. He believes CZ is transferring only 10% of PEK flights to PKX. Things change though.

  4. Classic, build the Taj for your employees, while you degrade the product for your customers. The Board needs to give Doug more stock. He’s a visionary.

  5. While the photos and video in the DMN article show new and existing buildings on the campus they do not come close to accurately showing the specifics of the new headquarters building where 6000 people work. The building design, amenities and quality of work life it promotes, are impressive. That and the finished campus as a whole, would be difficult to find more than a handful of companies that have a campus anything equal or better. There are other news sources that did better than the DMN.

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