Sunday, December 27, 2015

American Airlines Pledges to Donate to Texas Tornado Victims

(NEW YORK) —  American Airlines has announced it is pledging $100,000 in donations to aid victims of the tornadoes that struck Texas on Saturday.

Eleven people were killed and dozens others injured after a series of tornadoes ripped through the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas late Saturday night.

In a press release, American Airlines said it was “pledging an immediate $100,000 donation to the local chapter of the American Red Cross as they assist those impacted.”

American’s vice president – DFW Hub Operations, Joe Taney, said “American and its employees stand ready to assist in the recovery efforts and we encourage our customers to join us by donating to the Red Cross.”

The airline also said that customers donating to the  Red Cross through the “American Airlines dedicated Red Cross website” will be “awarded” American Airlines AAdvantage miles. 


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