American Airlines

On 12 November 2001, American Airlines flight AA587 crashes in New York, killing 265 people

On 12 November 2001 at 9.14 am, an American Airlines Airbus A300B4-605R (N14053) took off from New York JFK Airport destination the Dominican Republic...

Embraer and American Airlines sign a new contract for 15 E175s

Embraer and American Airlines Inc. signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets in a 76-seat configuration. The contract has a value of USD...

Medical diversion on American Airlines flight turns into emergency landing after flap failure

On 11 October, an American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (N814AA) from Dallas to Beijing as AA263 was forced to make a diversion to Edmonton...

The British Competition and Markets Authority investigates the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement (American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Finnair)

The CMA is investigating the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement between American Airlines, members of International Airlines Group (British Airways and Iberia) and Finnair under...

American Airlines flight diverts after bad weather, captain orders forty pizzas for the passengers

On 6 September, an American Airlines Airbus A321 (N928AM) from Los Angeles to Dallas diverted to the much smaller Wichita Falls Airport (Texas), eventually...

American Airlines expands European network and reduces Asia service next summer

American Airlines is expanding its European network next summer with nine new routes designed to meet customer demand. New service to Germany, Italy and Croatia...

On 4 July 2018, Piedmont Airlines retired its de Havilland Canada “Dash 8” fleet after 33 years of flying

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3KNEhAbbyo On 4 July 2018, Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, retired its de Havilland Canada “Dash 8” fleet after 33 years...

Both American Airlines and United Airlines issued a statement on the current U.S. immigration policy

United Airlines and American Airlines, two of the biggest U.S. carriers issued a statement today with concerns about reports that commercial airlines have been...

American Airlines Airbus A319 makes emergency landing at El Paso after hail shattered the windshields and damaged the nose cone

On 3 June 2018 an American Airlines Airbus A319 (N806AW) made an emergency landing in El Paso after hail shattered the windshields and damaged...

Keflavik Airport adds three new connections to one big destination: WOW, Icelandair and American to Dallas/Fort Worth

As Keflavik Airport continues to intensify its solid route network, the coming weeks will see the Icelandic gateway not only add a new destination...

American Airlines arrives at Budapest, with daily flights from Philadelphia

Going once, going twice, going three times to the US Making history and marking the momentous development of Budapest Airport’s new US routes, Saturday saw...

American Airlines flies to Prague for the first time, with a Boeing 767-300 from Philadelphia

American Airlines has brought the Czech Republic and the USA one step closer, launching direct service between Václav Havel Airport Prague and Philadelphia International...

Bombardier signs contract with American Airlines for 15 firm CRJ900 aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has signed a firm order for 15 new CRJ900 regional jets with American Airlines, Inc. (“American”). The...

American Airlines re-routes US-China flights amid rising tensions from Russia – Delays expected

Three Asia-bound American Airlines flights that normally fly over Russia have been rerouted via LAX, as the airline assesses growing geopolitical tensions. The three...

American Airlines orders 47 Boeing B787 Dreamliners and cancels order for 22 Airbus A350s

  American Airlines has announced an order for 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft and has agreed with Airbus to cancel its order for 22 Airbus...

Qantas and American Airlines file application to form joint business

Qantas and American Airlines have filed a new application with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) seeking approval to form a joint business to...

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,...