Triangle BABCNC Celebrates Return of 777 to American Airlines London Service

March 16 Event Features Networking and Presentations

Raleigh, N.C., March 2, 2017 – The Triangle/Eastern N.C. Chapter of the British-American Business Council will host “Celebrating the Return of the 777 on the American Airlines London Service” on Thursday, Mar. 16, from 5:30-8 p.m. at RDU General Aviation Terminal, 1750 East International Drive, Raleigh.

In addition to hearing remarks from North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, attendees can expect a night of networking and presentations from featured speakers:
• Bob Ingram of Hatteras Venture Partners
• Mike Landguth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
• Kathy Keily, managing director of sales, Southeastern Division for American Airlines
• Andrew Terrell, U.K. consul for prosperity, business and government affairs, Raleigh

Speakers will provide an informative background on the history and importance of how the American Airlines London service from RDU first got off the ground, a highlight of the resumption of the 777 service on the London flight, and an overview of the RDU Master Plan Vision 2040. There will be a Q&A session after the program concludes.

The event is free to BABCNC members and invited guests of American Airlines and the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, and costs $20 for non-members. To register for the event, visit, email or call 252-299-0195.

“In support of our chapter’s charity of choice, Teen Cancer America, American Airlines will be generously providing two business-class round-trip tickets to London, which we will be auctioning off at the event,” said Triangle BABCNC President Steve Cain.

The Triangle BABCNC gratefully acknowledges and appreciates the key community support provided by American Airlines, GSK, QuintilesIMS, S&A Communications, and the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, all of which provide valuable services essential to fulfill the mission of the organization.

For more information about Triangle BABCNC, visit


About the British-American Business Council
The British-American Business Council is the largest transatlantic business network, with 22 chapters and 2,000 member companies, including many of the world’s largest multinationals based in major business centers throughout North America and the United Kingdom. Companies can gain access to the benefits of membership in this network by joining one of the BABC’s chapters, all of which are independent British-American business organizations that participate in the BABC to provide their member companies with a broader transatlantic business network and additional member benefits, including marketing, networking and business intelligence opportunities. For more information, visit

About American Airlines Group
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. American is a founding member of the oneworld alliance, whose members serve more than 1,000 destinations with about 14,250 daily flights over 150 countries. Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol AAL. In 2015, its stock joined the S&P 500 index. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir and at

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