American Airlines Acquires

The world’s largest airline (according to Wikipedia, anyway) has acquired an ultra-premium .com domain name.

Despite owning and operating, American Airlines has recently completed the acquisition of another valuable domain,

Up until December 2021, suggests that the domain was in the hands of the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank that researches government, politics, economics, and social welfare. shows that earlier in 2021, was redirecting visitors to AEI’s “Return to Learn” website.

Before that, housed an online magazine called The American, published by the American Enterprise Institute.

WHOIS data shows that moved from corporate registrar MarkMonitor to another corporate registrar CSC and immediately displayed American Airlines as the registrant. CSC is the registrar of choice for American Airlines.

Was it a smart move by American Airlines to acquire Yes, I think so. Despite owning, the term “American” is routinely used when referring to American Airlines. It’s also emblazoned along every plane in the company’s fleet. Even as a brand protection move, acquiring makes perfect sense.

2 thoughts on “American Airlines Acquires”

  1. Great upgrade for American Airlines. Will be interesting to see if the Financial Statements show the Price AA paid in the coming year-end statements.

  2. Its a good buy until the US govt says they want it. πŸ™„πŸ™„πŸ™„. There is no rule of law anymore. A’la decision.


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