American Airlines



Phone number: +1 800-237-7971

Arrivals Terminal:

The LAX acts as a hub for a host of airline companies. One of these companies is American Airlines. This company is the second largest airline in the airport, owning nearly 18% of shares, and bringing in almost 4.5 million passengers yearly.

Due to these reasons and more, this airline occupies its own terminal that serves as its hub. That terminal is Terminal 5, which is where passengers should expect to be find themselves upon arriving at the airport.

Other terminals they could arrive at, especially if their flight was a codeshare flight, include Terminal 6 and the B terminal. This also depends on which destination they are coming from.

American Airlines lax airport

Departures Terminal:

With a multitude of destinations from the LAX, this airline requires more than one terminal through which it can operate its flights.

As mentioned earlier, Terminal 5 is the main one. Other possible airlines from which American Airlines can operate its flights include Terminal 4, Terminal 6, and even the B terminal, particularly for the international flights.

If you find that your flight is operating from a different terminal from the one you had initially anticipated, you can take a shuttle service to the terminal of your choice. The service is free of charge and transports passengers promptly!


This airline travels to over forty different major destinations from the LAX. In fact, this airline even operates nine out of ten of the busiest domestic routes, and nearly four of the busiest international routes.,

To find out more information about those flights and destinations from the LAX, contact the airline directly at +1 800 433 7300.


American Airlines is a member of the OneWorld Alliance. This alliance of airlines allows it to partner with other companies around the world. At the LAX in particular, the following are its partner companies:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • Air Tahiti Nui
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Finnair
  • Fiji Airways
  • Iberia
  • Japanese Airlines
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Qantas