Stories tagged: american airlines
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, noon
Alaska Airlines and American Airlines have announced they will scale back their mileage plan partnership early next year.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies Wednesday in denying bail for a longtime mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner that prosecutors say could have …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
Airlines are tallying up the damage and talking to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the troubled 737 Max jet.
Sun., July 14, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
American Airlines says it will keep the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned.
UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019, 2 p.m.
American Airlines announced Sunday that it was canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The announcement made American the second …
Tue., April 2, 2019, 4:50 p.m.
American Express and Delta Air Lines extended their credit card partnership through 2029, the companies jointly announced Tuesday, a significant extension of one of the larger financial partnerships between a …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Higher fuel costs slashed third-quarter profit at American Airlines by nearly half, and the company said it will respond by growing more slowly and cutting unprofitable flights.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
American Airlines is taking the United States Copyright Office to court over the agency’s repeated refusal to grant copyright protections to the carrier’s logo that appears on everything from flight …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
American Airlines said Thursday that second-quarter profit plunged 34.5 percent on higher fuel costs, and it reduced its forecast for full-year earnings.
Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year.
Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
NAACP lifts American Airlines travel advisory that warned of discrimination against black passengers
The NAACP announced Tuesday it is lifting a travel advisory warning black passengers against traveling with American Airlines that was put in place last year following a string of incidents …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
A federal inspector assigned to monitor American Airlines failed to act on safety complaints after developing a friendship with a company official, according to a government watchdog report.
Wed., July 11, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who have been separated from their parents.
UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
They were the noises of Jason Felix, one of the passengers on Wednesday’s American Airlines flight out of Saint Croix, according to a FBI affidavit recounting events leading up to …
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
American Airlines is ordering 47 new Boeing jets with a combined list price of $12.3 billion to replace some of its oldest planes.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
American Airlines reported Thursday that fourth-quarter profit slipped 11 percent as higher costs for fuel and labor offset rising revenue.
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
American Airlines pilots have agreed with the carrier to staff every scheduled flight during the holiday season, avoiding cancellations that were threatened by a computer error.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 5:58 p.m.
American Airlines said Thursday that only a few hundred of its late-December flights remain without pilots scheduled to fly the plane and the airline has not canceled any holiday-season flights.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
A scheduling glitch has left American Airlines scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
Some of America’s most well-known companies are urging the Supreme Court to decide whether a federal law prohibits discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation. They ultimately want the court …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
An American Airlines flight lurched violently over the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, sending drinks and people flying – and putting 10 in the hospital after landing in Philadelphia.
Fri., July 28, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Double-digit increases in fuel and labor costs caused second-quarter profit at American Airlines to fall 15 percent despite higher revenue.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
American Airlines had a sold-out flight for its Wednesday launch of nonstop service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Spokane International Airport.
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
An American Airlines plane veered off of a runway at the San Antonio airport during takeoff on Saturday morning and got stuck in the mud, authorities said.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Five new nonstop flights between Spokane International Airport and cities across the country take off this summer, beginning Sunday when Southwest Airlines launches daily service to San Diego. The seasonal …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting …
Thu., May 4, 2017
The executives even used their appearance to request that Congress deregulate the industry further, asking for the government to privatize the Federal Aviation Administration.