Charlotte and Durham are ranked in the top ten nationally for places 'Where Black Americans Fare Best Economically' out of the 129 largest U.S. cities surveyed. The group weighed factors such as business and home ownership, median income, workforce participation, education, and poverty rates for Black residents from data collected by the U.S. Census.
“Our fourth-quarter financial results close out the most challenging year in our company’s history," chairman and CEO Doug Parker said. “However, we couldn’t be prouder of the American Airlines team and the great things they accomplished last year. Through collaboration, resourcefulness and hard work, our team did its part to keep the economy moving. The American team flew more customers than any other airline in 2020, and they did so safely and with the utmost care.