“Being honored in the Newsweek Green Rankings is a direct result of the passion and dedication of our people to making American Airlines a better steward of the environment. Reducing our carbon footprint is a core commitment that our people take very seriously, and this is reflected through our many successful environmental programs."
American Airlines Awarded 2012 Top U.S. Airline Green Ranking
American Airlines has announced that Newsweek has recognized the Fort Worth-based company as being one of the most environmentally friendly companies out of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in America. Specifically, American Airlines was named the greenest U.S. airline and the second greenest in the transportation and logistics sector. The airline company is tickled pink to be so green. Talking about the award, David Campbell, American's Vice President – Safety, Security and Environmental, said: