American Airlines is now the official airline of Jackson State University Athletics.

Jackson State University has partnered with American Airlines to provide chartered flights for football gamedays. According to HBCU Gameday, The partnership includes “providing private chartered flights for select JSU Football away games, year-round activation on the JSU Sports Network, and in-game activations at Veterans Memorial Stadium beginning with the Saturday, September 17 home opener vs. Grambling. Additionally, American will sponsor exclusive in-season elements and branded content opportunities in multiple sports.”

American Airlines also has plans on creating community initiatives and internship opportunities for JSU students.

 Vice President/Director of Athletics Ashley Robinson speaks highly of the new partnership saying, “American Airlines is the global leader in air travel, and we look forward to all supporters and friends of Tiger Nation benefitting from this unique agreement.  This is a game changer for Jackson State University, and we are excited about partnering with American Airlines.”   

“American is a proud supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and our partnership as the official airline partner to Jackson State University is a reflection of our vision in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion for all,” said Kevin Williams, Managing Director of Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at American