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American Airlines agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, will acquire 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, the new longer-range version of Airbus’ hugely successful A321neo. The purchase agreement...

Qantas grows U.S. network with direct flights from Brisbane to Chicago and San Francisco

Qantas is set to grow its network in the United States, with the national carrier confirming it will fly directly from Brisbane to Chicago...

Southwest Airlines extends flight cancellations on Boeing 737 MAX through 2 September

After American Airlines, another U.S. carrier has extended flight cancellations on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX as Southwest Airlines continues to await guidance from...

American Airlines extends flight cancellations on Boeing 737 MAX through 3 September

American Airlines has announced that flight cancellations will extend to 3 September as the Boeing 737 MAX grounding continues. "American Airlines remains confident that impending...

New long-haul flight to the USA begins: Berlin – Philadelphia four times per week with American Airlines

Berlin is now one long-haul flight richer: American Airlines now connects the capital region non-stop to Philadelphia in the USA. Flights will take off...

Qantas and American Airlines welcome U.S. DOT’s tentative approval of joint business

Qantas and American Airlines welcome the US Department of Transportation’s tentative approval of the carriers’ joint business to better serve customers flying between the...

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for sixth terminal

https://youtu.be/Vb4shBdBsMA Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term commitment from the airline and...

American Airlines Airbus A321 returns to New York JFK after hitting a sign during take-off

On 10 April, an American Airlines Airbus A321 (N114NN) departed New York JFK's runway 31L. During take-off roll, however, the aircraft veered left causing...

American Airlines launches Airbus A321neo service with new cabin, larger overhead luggage bins

Airbus Airspace XL bins provide greater carry-on luggage capacity American Airlines is starting scheduled flights with the first of its 100 new Airbus A321neo aircraft...

Flight check-in and boarding issues impacts several major U.S. airlines

Around 11:00 (UTC -4), several customers reported check-in issues at different U.S. and Canadian airports. Sabre, the company that provides IT solutions to airlines...

From Berlin to Philadelphia: American Airlines establish long-haul service

Berlin is introducing a new long-haul connection in June 2019. During ITB Berlin, American Airlines hosted a press conference where the new non-stop connection...

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to apply for additional service at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). While American Airlines plans to operate...

62-year-old American Airlines pilot arrested at Manchester Airport: suspicion of being over the prescribed alcohol limit

On 7 February, American Airlines was forced to cancel flight AA735 from Manchester, United Kingdom to Philadelphia, United States after one of the pilots...

American Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft, MSN8647, departed...

Dancing Toronto Pearson airport worker goes viral

A dancing Canadian airport worker is going viral. American Airlines spokesperson Ross Feinstein confirmed that 28-year-old Jahmaul Allen was the man captured in the hilarious...

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...