AAI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children in need. It is affiliated with the United Nations and is recognized by the U.S. Congress. Founded in 1996, it began as a small group of airline industry employees who decided to use their travel privileges to be of service to the world.

AAI has grown into a successful organization where members provide needed assistance to thousands of children and their families all over the world. AAI helps children in orphanages, clinics and remote communities, by providing food, clothing, medical supplies, school supplies, toys and emotional care.