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University of Dallas Announces Partnership with American Airlines

IRVING, TX (02/17/22) – The University of Dallas is proud to announce a partnership between the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business and American Airlines, one of the nation’s premier airline carriers with the largest operating global fleet. While continuing to broaden the university's existing partnerships around Dallas/Fort Worth and across the country, the partnership agreement enables the college to advance its mission to prepare students in a wide variety of management specialties, serving a range of industries.

“We are proud to welcome American Airlines as a University of Dallas Corporate Partner,” said Gupta College of Business Dean Brett J. L. Landry. “Their commitment to the success of their employees along with our commitment to prepare students to become principled business leaders makes our partnership a natural fit. We look forward to serving AA employees seeking to further their education in our joint pursuit of excellence.”

Through this agreement, all American Airlines employees and their dependents will be eligible for tuition benefits when enrolling at the University of Dallas. Benefits can be applied to graduate degrees in the Gupta College of Business as well as continuing education programs in the college’s Center for Executive Education.

American Airlines joins a premier list of university corporate partners, including Southwest Airlines, Associa, Bank of America, Parkland, Michaels, Holmes Murphy, Verizon and CHRISTUS Health. 

"We are proud to partner with American Airlines to offer their employees and family members unparalleled educational opportunities," said University of Dallas Director of Corporate Relations and Partnerships Rebecca Almanza. "American Airlines is known for caring for people on life’s journey, and we couldn’t be more delighted to contribute to such a transformative journey and welcome AA team members into our classrooms."

About American Airlines Group

American’s purpose is to care for people on life’s journey. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL and the company’s stock is included in the S&P 500. Learn more about what’s happening at American by visiting news.aa.com and connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines.

About the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas has been perfecting graduate business education for more than 50 years. Located in Irving, Texas, the college offers Texas’ only AACSB-Accredited Doctor of Business Administration, in addition to Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and many professional education programs, making it one of the most popular choices among Dallas/Fort Worth’s business leaders. SB Hall, which opened in January 2016, houses the college, providing students with state-of-the-art technology and practical tools to prepare them for their future careers. For more information, visit udallas.edu/cob.

About the University of Dallas

Located in one of the largest and fastest-growing metropolitan areas of the U.S., the University of Dallas is a nationally recognized Catholic liberal arts university with campuses in Irving, Texas, and Rome, Italy. Known for the academic rigor of its undergraduate Core Curriculum, rooted in the great works of Western civilization and Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of Dallas also offers flexible graduate degrees in business, liberal arts and ministry, all taught by exceptional faculty who are dedicated to the pursuit of wisdom, truth and virtue. For more information, visit udallas.edu.

For more information on Corporate Relations & Partnerships at the University of Dallas, visit udallas.edu/UDPartnerships and contact Rebecca Almanza at ralmanza@udallas.edu or 972-721-4139.

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