| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flying is getting better. Honest.
For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, "better" may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Delta Air Lines is putting together a financial flight plan with an equity firm to see if it can buy American Airlines. The Wall Street Journal reports as AMR Corp. struggles to survive, Delta is in a position to land a deal.
“I think Delta and...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 12:26 PM
American Airlines told its unions Wednesday it plans to cut 13,000 jobs from the staff of 88,000 at the nation's No. 3 airline.
The cuts will fall most heavily on the airline's maintenance operations, which will lose 4,600 jobs. More than 4,000...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 11:42 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- American Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to cut 13,000 jobs from the staff of 88,000 at the nation's No. 3 airline.
The cuts will fall most heavily on the airline's maintenance operations, which will lose 4,600 jobs. More than 4,...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:38 AM
American Airlines will cancel more flights from its daily schedule through mid-November.
"American Airlines is extending its previously announced schedule reductions through the first half of November by approximately 1%," said American spokesman Matt...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Do airlines deliberately withhold seats until the last minute to get you to splurge on pricier options?
Along the same lines, do airlines create a false impression that a flight is rapidly selling out so you'll jump on any seat available, no matter...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:03 AM
DALLAS, Texas -- American Airlines grounded 48 of its Boeing 737s late Thursday for a second time to make further fixes after seats became loose mid-flight on several planes.
The announcement came hours after the airline had said it had completed...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Bankruptcy is bringing income down at American Airlines Inc. parent AMR Corp., as restructuring costs pushed the company into a $1.7-billion loss for the first quarter.
Without the $1.4-billion bankruptcy burden, AMR said its loss would have been $248...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:59 PM
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&...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:37 AM
AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, and US Airways Group, Inc. Friday announced that they have entered into a non-disclosure agreement, under which the companies have agreed to exchange certain confidential information and, in...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:18 AM
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...