American Airlines to fly 500th honor flight

American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL), in conjunction with the Honor Flight Network, has brought 180 World War II, Korean and Vietnam War veterans from Asheville, NC to Washington DC to spend the day with their memorials, the company said.

This historic flight marked the 10th anniversary of American´s partnership with the Honor Flight Network, and American´s 500th honor flight since the first one arrived at Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) in 2006.

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.