AMERICAN AIRLINES NEWS

 

United, Avianca and Copa consider joint business agreement

Air Transport World  2018-08-09 13:16:00

Chicago-based United Airlines, Colombia?s Avianca and Panamanian flag carrier Copa Airlines may form a three-way joint business agreement, according to statements released by the two Latin American airlines? ...

Foetus found on American Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport

The New Zealand Herald  2018-08-07 20:56:34

Investigators remained tight-lipped about the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a foetus aboard an American Airlines jet that was parked in a maintenance hangar at New York's LaGuardia Airport ...

American Airlines discovers apparent fetus in plane bathroom

CNN  2018-08-07 17:29:43

An American Airlines cleaning crew found "what appears to be a fetus" in the lavatory of a plane early Tuesday morning, spokesman Justin Franco told CNN by phone.

Bombardier mulls CRJ production rate increase after backlog hits 60

Air Transport World  2018-08-06 14:05:00

Double-digit orders from American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have pushed Bombardier's CRJ backlog to 60 for the first time in nearly two years, as the manufacturer considers a production rate increase ...

American reports 2Q net profit down 35.5% on higher fuel costs

Air Transport World  2018-07-26 14:45:00

Despite generating more revenue than in any quarter in its history, a significant increase in fuel costs drove American Airlines? second-quarter net profit down 35.5% year-over-year (YOY), leading the ...

American Airlines Lowers Outlook on Rising Fuel Costs

The Wall Street Journal  2018-07-26 13:46:48

American Airlines lowered its 2018 profit outlook, pressured by runaway fuel costs and flight delays in one of its subsidiaries.

FAA agrees to improve safety oversight of airlines

Air Transport World  2018-07-12 18:53:00

The FAA has agreed to improve its safety oversight of airlines after a finding by the US Department of Transportation Inspector General (IG) that its oversight of American Airlines ?lacked objectivity.?read ...

American lowers 2Q RASM guidance on reduced domestic yields

Air Transport World  2018-07-11 19:30:00

Falling domestic yields and several one-time items will hit American Airlines? bottom line this quarter, the carrier revealed July 11.read more

Service animal debate rages ahead of new DOT rules

Air Transport World  2018-06-22 14:07:00

American Airlines and New York-based JetBlue Airways are gearing up to implement new restrictions on passengers traveling with service animals on July 1, but the separate guidelines may soon become moot ...

American Airlines launches new Barbados connections

Breaking Travel News  2018-06-22 06:32:04

American Airlines has announced the addition of non-stop, daily service from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Grantley Adams International Airport beginning December 19th.

American Airlines asks the government not to fly separated children on its planes

CNN  2018-06-20 17:55:25

American Airlines asks the government not to fly separated children on its planes

American regional PSA Airlines stabilizes computer systems

Air Transport World  2018-06-19 19:21:00

PSA Airlines, a wholly owned American Airlines subsidiary, has ?stabilized? its computer systems and plans to steadily ramp up its schedule following nearly a week of disruptions that triggered cancellations ...

American Airlines' Subsidiary Cancels Thousands of Flights

The Wall Street Journal  2018-06-19 17:52:42

Cancellations on a regional subsidiary of American Airlines climbed to 2,500 as the carrier worked to recover from a technical glitch in its system for matching crews with flights.

American Airlines offers $45 million to settle fare-collusion case

Air Transport World  2018-06-18 20:02:00

American Airlines has offered to pay $45 million to end its role in a long-running class-action lawsuit against several carriers, making the move to avoid what it feared could be costly litigation, not ...

North American airlines continue to be most profitable

Air Transport World  2018-06-05 03:26:00

Airline profitability remains uneven geographically, with carriers in much of the world struggling to earn a profit even as the overall industry continues to generate record revenue and earn robust annual ...

Emirates, Etihad flight prices among cheapest in the world

gulfnews.com  2018-05-30 12:34:37

It's cheaper to fly with Emirates, Etihad than flydubai, American Airlines, Air France

Fight erupts on flight over drinks

CNN  2018-05-26 09:47:23

An American Airlines passenger became unruly after being denied more drinks on a flight from St. Croix to Miami. CNN's George Howell has the details.

American Airlines? new pilot program attracts more than 2,000 applicants

Air Transport World  2018-05-24 15:04:00

American Airlines has more than 2,000 applicants for its just-launched Cadet Academy pilot pipeline program, and plans to accept 200 candidates this year.read more

American Airlines continues to consolidate regional operations

Air Transport World  2018-05-23 14:25:00

American Airlines? recent 30-aircraft regional jet order is part of the carrier?s strategy to simplify its operations and reduce costs by pulling more feeder flying back in-house.read more

Employees Say Modern Time Clocks Chip Away at Their Paychecks

The Wall Street Journal  2018-05-20 13:20:53

Thousands of hourly workers at companies like American Airlines and Kroger Co. say employers are saving millions of dollars using time-tracking systems that automatically deduct pay for breaks and meals.