AMERICAN AIRLINES NEWS

 

American 1Q profit down 67% as fuel costs rise; defends pay increase

Air Transport World  2017-04-27 20:48:00

American Airlines reported a first-quarter 2017 net profit of $234 million, down 66.6% from net income of $700 million in the 2016 March quarter, as fuel prices rose sharply.read more

American orders four more Embraer E175s

Air Transport World  2017-04-27 19:03:00

American Airlines has placed a firm order for four more Embraer E175 aircraft, adding to the 60 E175s the carrier had previously ordered.read more

American again defers A350 deliveries; first pushed back to 2020

Air Transport World  2017-04-27 15:56:00

American Airlines is deferring the delivery of 24 widebody aircraft, including its first Airbus A350 that had been scheduled for delivery next year, reducing capital expenditures by more than $1 billion ...

American pilots & flight attendants to get peer-standard pay raises

Air Transport World  2017-04-27 03:02:00

American Airlines is offering mid-term pay raises to its pilots and flight attendants so they are compensated in line with their peers at Delta Air Lines and United Airlines - a voluntary move almost unprecedented ...

American Airlines offers pilots and flight attendants a raise

CNN  2017-04-26 23:12:36

American Airlines offers pilots and flight attendants a raise

American Airlines to Raise Pay for Pilots, Flight Attendants

The Wall Street Journal  2017-04-26 22:31:52

American Airlines Group Inc. wants to raise pay for its pilots and flight attendants to keep up with its rivals.

Passenger retains attorney as American investigates incident

Air Transport World  2017-04-24 18:00:00

Tom Demetrio, the high-profile Chicago attorney who is representing the United Airlines passenger dragged off a recent flight, said he has been retained by an American Airlines passenger who got into an ...

The best defense against an airline

CNN  2017-04-23 19:22:53

Video evidence has emerged of an American Airlines incident in which an unidentified male passenger confronts a male flight attendant, warning him "You do that to me, and I'll knock you flat." The flight ...

Video shows altercation on flight

CNN  2017-04-22 22:42:20

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and a flight attendant aboard one of its flights.

American Airlines Flight Attendant Suspended After Altercation

The Wall Street Journal  2017-04-22 20:51:06

A flight attendant for American Airlines was suspended after a video was posted on social media showing him in a heated argument with a passenger who was protesting the way the crew member had treated ...

Airline employee to passenger: Hit me

CNN  2017-04-22 14:34:54

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and an airline employee aboard one of its flights. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

Mom holding baby cries on plane after confrontation

CNN  2017-04-22 13:37:41

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and an airline employee aboard one of its flights.

American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram

BBC News  2017-04-22 08:23:32

An American Airlines employee is removed from duty after the ugly exchange in San Francisco.

Former American Airlines CCO to advise Nigerian startup

Air Transport World  2017-04-20 16:26:00

Nigerian startup Green Africa Airways has appointed former American Airlines CCO Virasb Vahidi as a senior executive advisor.read more

American Airlines suspends flying to NZ for two months, puts on bigger Dreamliner

The New Zealand Herald  2017-04-12 21:02:10

American Airlines will drop its Auckland-Los Angeles service for eight weeks later this year.It will drop flights between August 7 and October 6."This eight-week suspension is in line with the airline's ...

VisitBritain, American Airlines and British Airways partner in multi-million dollar campaign to attract U.S. visitors to Britain

PR Newswire  2017-04-04 19:50:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VisitBritain has teamed up with American Airlines and British Airways in a $3.7 million campaign to inspire more U.S. visitors to book a trip to Britain. The ...

Airbus: Brazil to drive strong aircraft demand in Latin America

Air Transport World  2017-03-30 19:34:00

Latin American airlines will take delivery of 2,570 new passenger and freighter aircraft worth $350 billion over the 2016-2035 period, according to Airbus, which has slightly increased its forecast for ...

737 co-pilot dies after falling ill during landing

CNN  2017-03-30 00:51:50

An American Airlines first officer died Wednesday after becoming incapacitated during the last phases of landing at Albuquerque, New Mexico, two people familiar with the situation said.

American Airlines CEO receives ATW Airline of Year Award

Air Transport World  2017-03-29 14:37:00

Winning the 2017 ATW Airline of the Year Award was a ?really big deal?, American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker said as he received the trophy at a gala dinner in New York Tuesday.read more

American confirms $200 million investment in China Southern

Air Transport World  2017-03-28 12:47:00

American Airlines confirmed it has agreed to make a $200 million equity investment in China Southern Airlines, and the two airlines will enter into a long-term partnership.read more