American Airlines

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 […]


AA jet returns to DFW due to landing-gear warning

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – American Airlines says a jet returned to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport shortly after takeoff because of a cockpit indicator that showed a problem with the landing gear. Airline spokesman James […]


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 […]


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 […]


AMR expects about 4,400 job cuts, warns 11,000

DALLAS (AP) – American Airlines is sending layoff warning notices to more than 11,000 employees although a spokesman says the company expects job losses to be closer to 4,400. The notices went out to mechanics […]


Florida airports reopen; airlines eye New Orleans

NEW YORK (AP) – Airports in South Florida are returning to normal operations today. But airlines are warning of cancellations in and around New Orleans as Tropical Storm Isaac moves closer. Airlines canceled more than […]


Pilots reject contract with American Airlines

(AP) – Pilots for American Airlines are expressing their anger with management by overwhelmingly rejecting the company’s final contract offer, but mechanics approved a contract by a razor-thin margin. American will likely ask a federal […]


US seeks $162M in fines against American Air

(AP) – Federal safety regulators are seeking up to $162.4 million in fines against American Airlines and its affiliates for alleged violations of U.S. safety standards going back several years. Many of the investigations had […]


Diverted plane lands in Miami to check pressure

(AP) – An American Airlines flight that was diverted by a problem with cabin pressure is back on its way to Los Angeles. Airlines spokeswoman Dori Alvarez says Flight 1585 landed safely at Miami International […]


DFW-bound American jet diverts to Amarillo

(AP) – An American Airlines jet bound from California to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport diverted to Amarillo with mechanical trouble. Airport officials say nobody was hurt Tuesday night on Flight 1498 from Santa Ana, Calif. […]