NTSB Urges Updates of Engine-Inspection and Evacuation Rules

The Wall Street Journal  2018-01-31 01:36:42

U.S. air-accident investigators have called for upgraded engine-inspection practices and better-coordinated procedures for passenger evacuations, in their final report about a fire that badly damaged an ...

U.S. airline shares fall again as investors worry about capacity, price wars

Reuters  2018-01-25 21:43:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. airline shares sunk further on Thursday as quarterly reports from American Airlines and Southwest Airlines did nothing to quell investors' fears that carriers' plans to expand ...

American CEO Parker defends US airline industry growth

Air Transport World  2018-01-25 16:02:00

American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker vigorously defended the carrier?s plans to grow system capacity 2.5% year-over-year (YOY) in 2018 and encouraged investors to distinguish between different ...

Airlines Are Reaping the Benefits of Strong Travel Demand

The Wall Street Journal  2018-01-25 14:36:56

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines increased revenue in the fourth quarter thanks to strong travel demand, the latest carriers to extend stretches of profitability even as costs rise.

American Airlines profit falls as labor, fuel costs surge

Reuters  2018-01-25 14:13:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines on Thursday reported an 11 percent drop in quarterly profit from a year earlier as labor and fuel costs bloated operating expenses, sending shares lower in premarket ...

American Airlines reveals new Flagship lounge at LAX

Breaking Travel News  2018-01-23 14:16:31

American Airlines has welcomed the opening of its new Flagship Lounge and Flagship First Dining facilities at Los Angeles International Airport. The new location offers customers several options to dine, ...

AFA Encourages Airline Management to Engage Unions on Impact of Tax Bill

PR Newswire  2018-01-03 22:33:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO, representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, released this statement ...

US, Canadian airlines and airports brace for east coast winter storm

Air Transport World  2018-01-03 19:47:00

North American airlines and airports along the US and Canadian east coast are bracing for a winter storm forecast to affect operations from northern Florida to Newfoundland between Jan. 3-Jan. 6, 2018. ...

American Airlines, Southwest employees to get tax bill bonus

Reuters  2018-01-03 00:09:20

(Reuters) - U.S. airlines American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co said on Tuesday that they would give their employees a $1,000 bonus in light of the recent U.S. tax bill.

Is it the right time to invest in American Airlines, Alaska Air, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, or SkyWest?

PR Newswire  2017-12-28 14:31:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAL, ALK, JBLU, LUV, and SKYW. To see either the suitability of buying or selling the stock or high-return ...

American Airlines sorry over basketball players theft claim

BBC News  2017-12-28 04:15:43

American Airlines wrongly accused two professional basketball players of stealing first class blankets.

American Airlines consolidates New York La Guardia operations

Air Transport World  2017-12-14 20:49:00

American Airlines has consolidated its New York?s LaGuardia Airport operations at Terminal B, bringing together legacy US Airways services from another terminal and existing ones for Dallas/Fort Worth-based ...

NTSB hearing set on American 767 ?substantially damaged? by 2016 engine fire

Air Transport World  2017-12-04 18:45:00

The American Airlines Boeing 767-300 that experienced an uncontained engine failure during a takeoff roll Oct. 28, 2016 at Chicago O?Hare International Airport was ?substantially damaged,? according to ...

American Air reaches deal with pilots over scheduling error

Reuters  2017-12-01 23:53:28

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines has reached an agreement with its pilots union over premium pay for some December flights, both groups said on Friday, after a scheduling snafu gave too many pilots ...

American Airlines solves its pilot problem

CNN  2017-12-01 23:10:07

American Airlines solves its pilot problem

Hundreds of American Air flights still lack pilots in December

Reuters  2017-11-30 21:21:38

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines still has hundreds of flights without pilots assigned to them in December, the company said on Thursday, after a scheduling error gave too many pilots time off.

Glitch Leaves American Scrambling for Pilots on 15,000 Holiday Flights

The Wall Street Journal  2017-11-29 23:28:37

American Airlines was scrambling on Wednesday to entice pilots to cover for a computer glitch that left the carrier short of aviators for 15,000 flights during the upcoming Christmas travel period.

American?s pilot scheduling glitch threatens holiday flying

Air Transport World  2017-11-29 21:49:00

A technical glitch in American Airlines? pilot scheduling system has left the Dallas/Fort Worth-based carrier without enough pilots during the upcoming holiday season, igniting a social media uproar Nov. ...

American Airlines doesn't have enough pilots for the holidays

CNN  2017-11-29 19:48:51

American Airlines said it was "working diligently to address the issue and expect to avoid cancellations this holiday season."

Meet the 81-year-old woman who's spent 60 years as a flight attendant

The New Zealand Herald  2017-11-26 18:19:50

It's early on a Thursday morning and flight attendant Bette Nash has just strolled up to Gate 19 at Reagan National Airport, where American Airlines Flight 2160 bound for Boston is parked and preparing ...