American Airlines to pay travel agencies commissions to book with its platform

Clubs and Organizations

August 11, 2017

American Airlines will start paying travel agents a $2 commission on flights booked directly with airline channels, the Fort Worth-based carrier has announced. American’s (Nasdaq: AAL) new program marks a shift away from the approach taken by major international airlines, including Lufthansa and British Airways, which charge agents a fee of up to $18 to book directly with airline channels, according