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  • Airbus, Boeing compete over American Airlines plane order

    Airbus, Boeing compete over American Airlines plane order
    European aircraft builder Airbus aims to win a large plane order from AMR Corp's American Airlines by offering $6 billion in preferential financing to woo the American carrier away from rival Boeing, according to the Wall Street Journal. Airbus wants...
  • Boeing will do what it takes to please American Airlines

    Boeing will do what it takes to please American Airlines
    Boeing  will do whatever American Airlines, one of its most loyal U.S. customers, wants it to do as the carrier gears up for a big aircraft order, the head of Boeing's commercial airplanes division said on Wednesday. American Airlines, a unit of AMR...
  • Boeing, Airbus battle over American Airlines contract

    Boeing, Airbus battle over American Airlines contract
    American Airlines, which once pledged loyalty to Boeing has let Airbus back into the room for negotiations on a potentially huge contract that could have far-reaching implications for the plane makers as well as the third-largest U.S. airline. By playing...
  • American Airlines turns profit?

    American Airlines turns profit?
    This week AMR Corp. -- the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle--is expected to announce its first quarterly profit in two years. AMR representatives are being very tight-lipped about the expected announcement. Insiders say a long-...
  • U.S. airlines halt most service in Japan after quake

    U.S. airlines halt most service in Japan after quake
    U.S. airlines canceled most of their flights to and from Japan on Friday, although limited service remained after the country suffered a major earthquake that hobbled operations at Tokyo's main international airport at Narita. The exact number of flight...
  • Airfares climb, routes disappear as fuel prices rise

    Airfares climb, routes disappear as fuel prices rise
    Airfares are rising, planes are packed, and carriers are abandoning less-profitable routes. What's to blame? Climbing fuel prices. And there will be no relief in the immediate future, according to an analysis released by the Federal Aviation...
  • Plane that veered off runway made emergency landing day before

    Plane that veered off runway made emergency landing day before
    Just a day after American Eagle mechanics gave a clean bill of health to a plane that had made an emergency return to O’Hare International Airport due to a landing gear problem, the same aircraft was forced to turn around in flight and land at O&...
  • Pilots to take vote on American Airlines latest contract offer

    Pilots to take vote on American Airlines  latest contract offer
    American Airlines pilots have been given the green light to vote on the airline's latest contract offer.  The union's board voted 9 to 7 to send the contract to all the members for a vote.  The contract calls for pilots to get a nearly 15% raise over 5...
  • From cockroaches and labor disputes to a pilot locked in the bathroom, airlines have had a bumpy ride as of late

    From cockroaches and labor disputes to a pilot locked in the bathroom, airlines have had a bumpy ride as of late
    The airline industry has had quite a bumpy ride lately. Earlier this week, WGN News reported that a couple was suing Air-Tran Airways for $100,000 when a flight they were on was carrying some passengers that they weren’t fond of —...
  • American Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    American Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
    SAN DIEGO -- AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines, filed Tuesday morning for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York. The company said in a statement that its decision to file for Chapter 11 comes as the airline tries to "achieve a...
  • AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy

    AMR, American Airlines file for bankruptcy
    American Airlines and its parent company AMR Corp filed for bankruptcy Tuesday after failing to win a labor deal with pilots and suffering from mounting fuel costs. AMR had been the only major U.S. carrier to avoid bankruptcy in the past decade. Its...