American Airlines to name new campus after former CEO Bob Crandall

ANDREA AHLES | September 26, 2016

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American Airlines will name its new Fort Worth corporate headquarters campus after its former chief executive Bob Crandall.Current chief executive Doug Parker made the announcement on Saturday evening at a World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth awards dinner. At the event, Parker was introduced by Crandall as Parker was receiving the H. Neil Mallon Award, which Crandall had previously received.“Bob is a legendary figure at American and in our industry and naming our campus after him is an appropriate tribute to his phenomenal career,” Parker said. “It’s especially fitting because the location of our future campus is the same site as American’s original Fort Worth headquarters where Bob spent many years as CEO.”

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