All three unions representing American Airlines (The Allied Pilots Association, the Transport Workers Union and Association of Professional Flight Attendants) have agreed to back a deal for a merger with US Airways should the two companies come to an agreement. ALSO ONLINE: Should Texas senator get involved in American bankruptcy? RELATED: Delta considering bid for …
United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has released a statement regarding other airline’s attempt to acquire American Airlines.
How do you show your displeasure for corporate executives cutting wages and other benefits? By making a video to the Village People’s “YMCA”, and uploading it to YouTube of course!
American Airlines was forced to cancel about 800 flights on Tuesday, and over 400 more on Wednesday.
American Airlines is planning on ending all of its American Eagle subsidiary’s flights out of Puerto Rico by March 2013
The Louisiana airport saw 562,530 passengers in 2011, a 54,338 increase from 2010 despite some of the highest airfares in the country.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News American announced today that is will cut up to 13,000 of its employees as it continues restructuring after filing bankruptcy in November. CEO Tom Horton sent out a letter to American’s employees outlining its plans. Read the full text below.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News American Airlines is expected to announce today that it may cut up to ten percent of its workforce, or 13,000 jobs as it continues to operate under bankruptcy. NBC 5 Dallas is reporting that a meeting is being held at the struggling airline’s Fort Worth headquarters, and that negotiations …
By Michael Garko, In Airline News The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Delta Air Lines is considering a bid for US Airways. It is apparently only one of the options that the Atlanta-based carrier is considering as U.S. carriers continue to look at consolidation options. Bloomberg News reported on Saturday that Delta has …
By Michael Garko, In Airline News The Associated Press reported on Wednesday that American Airlines subsidiary American Eagle will end all turboprop service out of its hub at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News The turbulent situation at American Airlines does not appear to be getting any better after the parent company of the airline reported a $162 million loss in the third quarter.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News American Airlines will be further trimming its capacity in the fourth quarter of 2011 due to a wave of pilot retirements. As part of that plan, American will also be retiring up to 11 of its 124 Boeing 757 aircraft.
The big three New York City airport have closed to incoming traffic due to Hurricane Irene and will not reopen Sunday. Philadelphia International Airport closed at 6PM. Boston International says it plans to stay open, but most flights are canceled.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News American’s record aircraft order on Tuesday wasn’t enough to ease news that it lost $286 million in the second quarter. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes the company’s “loss of 85 cents per share was larger than Wall Street analysts had expected.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News After announcing the largest jet order in aviation history, American Airlines has announced it will spinoff its American Eagle brand
By Michael Garko, In Airline News After weeks of speculation since the Paris Air Show, American Airlines has finally decided how it will modernize its fleet. A decision was reached Tuesday night to split the largest aircraft order in aviation history between rival plane manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.
American Airlines will be holding an announcement at Dallas-Fort Worth Wednesday morning at 10AM local time.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News Three passengers suffered minor injuries after a Delta flight had to return to Atlanta to for an emergency landing. On the other side of the globe, an American Airlines plane made an emergency landing in New Delhi as well.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News An American Airlines MD-80 jet taking off from St. Louis Lambert International Airport lost power to one of its two engines on Saturday.
By Michael Garko, In Airline News On the heels of the tentative approval from the Department of Transportation for a Virgin Australia-Delta pact comes news that Qantas and American Airlines have filed for approval of a joint business agreement (JBA).
By Michael Garko, In Airline News This weekend featured three flight diversions due to security scares and unruly passengers.