AA says it knows why seats came loose on planes

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – American Airlines has canceled dozens of flights as it scrambles to fix seats that could pop loose during flight. The airline said Thursday that it has come up with a […]


3rd American Airlines flight had seats come loose

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says passenger seats on a third flight came loose during flight and it’s continuing to inspect other jets with similar seating. American officials say that the loose seats are not […]


American Airlines inspecting jets for loose seats

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says it will inspect eight planes after loose seats were found on two different planes in the last three days. American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Huguely said Monday that there could […]


American Airlines tells pilots to end disruptions

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says if pilots don’t end actions that are disrupting its flights, it will take the union to court. American says increased sick days and maintenance complaints by pilots have caused […]


Pilots say American wants to resume contract talks

DALLAS (AP) – There could be progress in breaking the standoff between American Airlines and its pilots, which appears to have caused a spike in canceled and delayed flights. American officials have been saying they […]


AA says it won't lay off flight attendants

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines says it expects to avoid laying off any flight attendants after 2,205 of them signed up for severance payments. The airline said Friday that it will stagger the workers’ departures […]


Lufthansa cabin crew union: strikes Friday

BERLIN (AP) – A union representing Lufthansa cabin crew says that members based at Frankfurt airport will stage an eight-hour walkout Friday, opening a strike campaign after negotiations over pay and conditions broke down. Nicoley […]


United computer outages cause delays

(AP) – This time, the flight delays were of the electronic variety. United Airlines passengers ended up facing delays and long lines after some of the airline‘s major computer systems and its Web site failed. […]


United Airlines struggles with computer problems

(AP) — United Airlines is having major computer problems that are affecting its operations at airports, and its website. The airline will only say that it has a “network outage.” Its main website,, is […]


FAA to study use of electronics on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s going to be a while before airline passengers can use iPads and other electronic devices during the whole flight. The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s forming a committee to study the […]





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