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American Airlines hosts hub tours for National Aviation Day

In celebration of National Aviation Day tomorrow, American Airlines is hosting tours of its hubs around the world, offering behind-the-scenes looks at aircraft, training equipment and cargo handling.

Participants took to Twitter to share their experiences, including a tour of a 777 at New York’s JFK Airport:

Visitors also checked out a flight simulator for the 787 Dreamliner:

And got a lesson on cargo handling at Philadelphia International Airport:

For those who want to geek out over aircraft this weekend, check out more photos and videos of the tours via #AAviationDay on Twitter. Happy National Aviation Day!

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Caryn Livingston

Caryn Livingston is Editor of the monthly magazine Air Cargo World and Deputy Editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, Cargo Facts, and its weekly e-mail publication Cargo Facts Update. Prior to joining Cargo Facts in 2017, Caryn worked as a journalist in Houston covering the oil and gas industry. She holds a BA in English from the University of Tulsa and an MA in Literature from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.