Inside American Airlines

During one intense week, CNBC cameras capture a side of American Airlines that travelers never see: the minute-by-minute drama inside the control tower; the split-second decisions made on the flight deck; the corporate maneuvering behind the closed doors of the executive suite.

Against a backdrop of global political uncertainty, volatile fuel prices and cutthroat competition, the nation's airlines are navigating cloudy skies.

With more than 2,000 flights a day...and nearly 2 million passengers a does American Airlines do it?

Fasten your seat belts. Once you've seen the extraordinary view from the cockpit, you'll never look at air travel the same way again.


Inside American Airlines