For over 20 years, American Airlines has been the official airline of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, committing themselves to raising money for this fatal disease. According to the Susan G. Komen web site, each year, AmericanAirlines provides three round-trip airline tickets for each race event and tickets for those traveling on official Komen business. They have also dedicated eight aircrafts that carry the Susan G. Komen for the Cure ribbon in their support to ending breast cancer forever!
If you are a frequent flyer, there are a few ways you can also support the cause through AmericanAirlines:
- Komen Gift Cards can be purchased through American ($50 minimum) and 10 percent of all cards will be donated to Komen.
- AAdvantage®Miles members will receive 10 AAdvantage® miles for every dollar donated to Komen but through October 31st, members will be awareded 15 miles for every dollar donated! (Miles for the Cure program)
- If you are going to support the cause in a race, AmericanAirlines is offering a 10 percent discount off any published fare.