| Dec 13, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Southwest Airlines, a loyal Boeing customer for 40 years, ordered 208 Boeing 737s worth $19 billion, including 150 of the upcoming 737 MAX.
In placing the MAX order, Southwest would be the first commercial operator for the upgraded, fuel-efficient...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:53 AM
Boeing Co vowed to turn the tables on Airbus next year by winning well over 1,000 orders for its narrowbody 737 jets, following the first landmark order from Southwest Airlines on Tuesday.
Buoyed by a $19 billion firm order for 150 revamped 737 MAX...
| May 18, 2011
| 12:06 AM
NEW YORK -- United Airlines temporarily revived the flight numbers of two hijacked planes used in the September 11 attacks but said on Wednesday the move was inadvertent and they would not be used.
"We are taking immediate steps to remove them and...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:39 PM
American Airlines' board of directors was to vote overnight on an aircraft order potentially worth more than $20 billion and split between Boeing Co. and Airbus, sources said Tuesday.
The vote comes after tense haggling that saw Boeing agree to update...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:13 AM
A busy terminal in New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport was reopened on Monday after a partial evacuation prompted by an unattended bag was found, according to a spokesman for American Airlines.
The area around the ticketing desks had been...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2008
FORT WORTH - American Airlines says it will filter
an in-flight Internet service to block pornography sites.
It's a reversal of course by the nation's largest carrier after
complaints from flight attendants and passengers.
American said today it was...
| Jan 21, 2009
United Airlines parent UAL Corp., hit as expected by a one-two punch of operating losses and charges linked to earlier fuel-price hedging trades, reported a $1.30 billion fourth-quarter loss Wednesday and said it plans to cut an additional 1,000...