| Feb 1, 2012
| 11:42 AM
WASHINGTON, DC -- American Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to cut 13,000 jobs from the staff of 88,000 at the nation's No. 3 airline.
The cuts will fall most heavily on the airline's maintenance operations, which will lose 4,600 jobs. More than 4,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 12:26 PM
American Airlines told its unions Wednesday it plans to cut 13,000 jobs from the staff of 88,000 at the nation's No. 3 airline.
The cuts will fall most heavily on the airline's maintenance operations, which will lose 4,600 jobs. More than 4,000...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:38 AM
American Airlines will cancel more flights from its daily schedule through mid-November.
"American Airlines is extending its previously announced schedule reductions through the first half of November by approximately 1%," said American spokesman Matt...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Airfares are rising, planes are packed, and carriers are abandoning less-profitable routes.
What's to blame? Climbing fuel prices.
And there will be no relief in the immediate future, according to an analysis released by the Federal Aviation...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:03 AM
DALLAS, Texas -- American Airlines grounded 48 of its Boeing 737s late Thursday for a second time to make further fixes after seats became loose mid-flight on several planes.
The announcement came hours after the airline had said it had completed...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 4:03 AM
DALLAS - United Airlines and Continental Airlines are in the early stages of exchanging financial information that could lead to a deal to combine and create the world's biggest airline, people briefed on the talks said Tuesday.
United is the largest air...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 6:28 AM
DALLAS ( AP) — If you want a pillow and blanket in coach on American Airlines, it's going to cost you.
The airline will charge $8 for a pillow and blanket in coach class for domestic trips and some international flights longer than two hours,...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Southwest Airlines is grounding dozens of flights Monday, as the airline examines its planes looking for metal fatigue and cracks.
Widespread cracking was found on the skin of the Boeing 737 that made an emergency landing on Friday in Arizona,...
| Oct 19, 2010
This week AMR Corp. -- the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle--is expected to announce its first quarterly profit in two years.
AMR representatives are being very tight-lipped about the expected announcement. Insiders say a long-...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:53 AM
European aircraft builder Airbus aims to win a large plane order from AMR Corp's American Airlines by offering $6 billion in preferential financing to woo the American carrier away from rival Boeing, according to the Wall Street Journal.
| Jul 14, 2011
| 5:17 AM
Boeing will do whatever American Airlines, one of its most loyal U.S. customers, wants it to do as the carrier gears up for a big aircraft order, the head of Boeing's commercial airplanes division said on Wednesday.
American Airlines, a unit of AMR...