American Airlines

Chaos at world’s busiest airport after electrical fire in underground facility

A fire causing extensive damage in an underground facility has turned Atlanta airport, world's busiest airport, in complete chaos on Sunday afternoon 1:00 pm...

Embraer delivers 1,400th E-Jet to American Airlines

Embraer celebrates the delivery of its 1,400th E-Jet, an E175, during a ceremony at Embraer’s industrial facilities in São José dos Campos, Brazil. American Airlines...

American Airlines is first retrofit customer for Airbus’ new Airspace XL luggage bins on its A321 fleet

Larger overhead luggage bins offer 40 percent more storage space for carry-on bags Project includes...

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines to restrict the use of “smart bags” for safety reasons

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines both have announced restrictions on passenger-carried “smart bags” that contain lithium-ion battery power banks. Effective Jan. 15, 2018,...

A computer glitch allowed all American Airlines pilots to take vacation over Christmas week

A computer glitch in a pilots trip trade system allowed all American Airlines pilots to take vacation over Christmas week, most of the pilots...

American Airlines strengthens service to Canada in 2018

American Airlines is strengthening its ties to Canada. Starting next summer, American is adding service from its hub at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)...

New amendment will force ME3 airlines to pay U.S. incorporate tax

The United States Congress has issued a bill to simplify the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017"....

Impressive bird strike in Miami on an American Airlines Airbus A319

At about 11:00 on Tuesday 14th November, an American Airlines Airbus A319 registered N9025B and operating flight AA1498 from Mexico City to Miami was...

American Airlines Honors flight attendant Bette Nash for 60 Years of Service!

American Airlines team member Bette Nash, a flight attendant based at Washington D.C.’s Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), celebrated her diamond jubilee (60...

Embraer and American Airlines sign a contract for ten E175s

Embraer and American Airlines Inc. signed a firm order for ten E175 jets. American Airlines is exercising its purchase rights from its original contract...
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Cargo loader bursts into flames as they are loading an American Airlines Boeing 777 at Hong Kong Airport

A near tragedy at Hong Kong Chep Lap Kok airport; a cargo loader bursted into flames while loading cargo pallets into an American Airlines...

American Airlines Group Reports Record August Traffic Results

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines Group reported August and year-to-date 2017 traffic results. American Airlines Group’s total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) were a record...

16 years ago four passenger airliners operated by United Airlines and American Airlines were hijacked – 9/11

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The...

A massive evacuation in Florida as catastrophic hurricane Irma is fast-approaching

A massive evacuation in Florida as catastrophic hurricane Irma is fast-approaching. Around 650,000 people have been ordered to leave the state of Florida. Fuel...

Delta Air Lines flight DL431 flies into San Juan Airport, Puerto Rico while hurricane Irma is fast-approaching

Last Wednesday (6 September) two JetBlue aircraft and one American Airlines flight tried to approach San Juan airport but turned back. Yet Delta Air...

American operates airlift for Harvey evacuees

When Hurricane Harvey moved away from Houston and back into the Gulf of Mexico after days of devastating rainfall, the nation’s focus turned to...

23-year old Belgian hacker hacks into airline booking engines and travels around the world for free

For years, a 23-year old hacker from Mechelen, Belgium has circumvented the security systems of many airlines. "Largely for the thrill of it but...

American Airlines Is Launching Flights From Los Angeles To Beijing in November

American Airlines plans to launch its new flight to Beijing from Los Angeles in November, after securing economically viable slots at the Chinese airport. The...

American Airlines passenger tries to open emergency exit door during landing at Minneapolis

An American Airlines passenger was escorted off his flight after he tried to open an emergency exit door while the plane was landing at...

Lots of airlines are trying to get a glimpse of the 2017 eclipse

Airlines have tweeted that they are trying to get a glimpse of the 2017 eclipse, if you are flying on Lufthansa LH521 between Mexico...