Air California (later AirCal) was acquired by AMR Corporation and merged into American Airlines on July 1, 1987,
Top Photo: American Airlines. N917NN in the 1981 AirCal color scheme.
Below Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. The original Air California/AirCal. Boeing 737-293 N464AC (msn 19309) is pictured at Seattle/Tacoma in the final 1981 livery.
The Legacy of American Airlines (The American Family Tree) (American Airlines – photos supplied by AirlinersGallery.com)
The American-AirCal amenity kit: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com)
Video: A 1982 AirCal TV commercial – “Watch Us Grow”
Video: Back to the Future with American Airlines: