42 episodes

Have you ever wondered why we do the things we do? Wonder no more! Welcome to the "Tell Me Why" podcast, a series that talks about the "why" behind the decisions we make or the approach we take at the company.

Tell Me Why American Airlines

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 66 Ratings

Have you ever wondered why we do the things we do? Wonder no more! Welcome to the "Tell Me Why" podcast, a series that talks about the "why" behind the decisions we make or the approach we take at the company.

    S4:05 — Tell Me Why: “Welcomed as my true, authentic self.” — Molly Wilkinson

    S4:05 — Tell Me Why: “Welcomed as my true, authentic self.” — Molly Wilkinson

    On a recent episode of Tell Me Why – the American Airlines vodcast series for team members that shares the “why” behind the decisions we make – host Caroline Clayton, Vice President of Global Engagement for American, sat down with Molly Wilkinson, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Molly discusses the importance of Pride Month, American’s long-standing support for the LGBTQ community and the airline’s ongoing advocacy efforts across the United States to ensure all people are able to live as their true, authentic selves.

    • 6 min
    S4:04 — Tell Me Why: “How we can engage customers beyond travel” — Rick Elieson

    S4:04 — Tell Me Why: “How we can engage customers beyond travel” — Rick Elieson

    In the latest episode of Tell Me Why, Rick Elieson, President of the AAdvantage loyalty program, discusses the first 40 years of the AAdvantage program, why it’s just as important today as it was on May 1, 1981, and how a visit to AAdvantage40th.com to celebrate the milestone can lead to chances at instant win prizes and special offers.

    • 7 min
    S4:03 — Tell Me Why: “The vaccines are all proving highly effective” — Jennifer Saddy

    S4:03 — Tell Me Why: “The vaccines are all proving highly effective” — Jennifer Saddy

    In the latest episode of Tell Me Why, Jennifer Saddy, Managing Director, Absence Management, discusses the importance of team members getting a COVID-19 vaccine, the efforts the company is undertaking to help facilitate that and the new incentive program for those who choose to receive a vaccine.

    • 6 min
    S4:02 – Tell Me Why: “You should be excited about this” — Vasu Raja

    S4:02 – Tell Me Why: “You should be excited about this” — Vasu Raja

    In the latest episode of Tell Me Why, Chief Revenue Officer Vasu Raja explains what our new Northeast Alliance with JetBlue means for our team, the value of codeshares and how the alliance will help American continue to grow in the future.

    • 11 min
    S4:01 – Tell Me Why: “We’ve set a goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050” — Jill Blickstein

    S4:01 – Tell Me Why: “We’ve set a goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050” — Jill Blickstein

    In the Season 4 debut of Tell Me Why, Jill Blickstein, Managing Director of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), explains the strides American made on sustainability in the past year, despite the challenges the company faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    In 2020, American set a goal to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and published its strategy for achieving that ambitious goal in a reimagined ESG report. American also took its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel last year and launched a carbon offsetting partnership with Cool Effect. In this episode, Jill describes the significance of these developments, how they contribute to our long-term vision as a company, and what comes next in our efforts to run a more sustainable airline.

    • 6 min
    S3E10 - Tell Me Why: “We made improvements not just for American, but for the industry as a whole.”

    S3E10 - Tell Me Why: “We made improvements not just for American, but for the industry as a whole.”

    n the latest episode of Tell Me Why, two of American’s Boeing 737 experts stop by to discuss the latest as American prepares to return the Boeing 737 MAX to commercial service on Dec. 29. John DeLeeuw, Chair of the National Safety Committee of the Allied Pilots Association (APA) and Chair of APA’s 737 MAX Return to Service Ad Hoc Committee, and Chris Hurrell, American’s 737 Fleet Captain, explain the critical role American’s pilots played in the recertification process, changes as part of the aircraft’s return to service, pilot training and our Tech Ops team’s incredible work to maintain and ready the aircraft.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

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AA All The Way

Great hearing about all the going’s on with AA.

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interesting podcast gives me insight into AA's thinking.

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AA Fan

As an outsider and an AA fan, I love this podcast. It’s great to hear what is happening at my favorite airline!

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