A federal bankruptcy judge is approving the settlement in the U.S. government’s antitrust lawsuit against American Airlines and US Airways, clearing the airlines to complete their merger early next month. Judge Sean Lane ruled Wednesday […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and […]
CHICAGO (AP) — It didn’t matter that the 13 Marines on their way home from Afghanistan had been fighting in a war that no longer dominates the news or that they were stopping only for […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will be able to use their electronic devices gate-to-gate to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not talk on their cellphones — under much-anticipated […]
DALLAS (AP) — After years of losses, American Airlines is making money by boosting revenue and cutting labor costs. The nation’s third-largest airline is doing well enough to add dozens of new planes to its […]
DALLAS (AP) — A former United Airlines flight attendant has agreed to plead guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying between London and Los Angeles. The man’s attorney said that United […]
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says a man training to become a flight attendant was dismissed after he was accused of making bomb threats against another airline and found to be on a government no-fly […]
(AP) – Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. AIR FORCE NUCLEAR UNIT FAILS INSPECTION It’s the second major setback this year for a […]
American Airlines and US Airways say the government has reached the wrong conclusions about the planned merger of the two airlines. The Justice Department, joined by a half dozen states, filed a lawsuit today to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general on Tuesday challenged a proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp. The Justice […]
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is promising to run a near-normal operation on Wednesday, and that would be just fine for the tens of thousands of passengers who were stranded by a mammoth technology meltdown at the nation’s third-biggest airline.
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes. The FAA said American asked to halt its flights until 5 p.m. EDT.