American Airlines Group president: 90% of corporate pax to increase, maintain spend in 2019

    American Airlines Group president Robert Isom said 90% of respondents from the airline’s corporate customer survey plan to increase or maintain their spend in 2019 (Seeking Alpha, 26-Apr-2019). Mr Isom noted there is “strong growth” in advantage fliers, with more passengers qualifying for elite status. There is also “strong growth” in redemption bookings, he added, with the airline setting a record for acquisitions and spend through its Advantage credit cards in 1Q2019.