American Airlines pilot dies after episode on flight

2017-03-31 09:06

An American Airlines pilot has died after having a medical episode just before landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

American Airlines beats profit estimate

2016-01-29 18:00

American Airlines' fourth- quarter profit has exceeded analysts’ expectations on plummeting jet fuel prices and strong domestic travel.

Girl inappropriately touched by passenger on flight sues American Airlines

2015-09-08 15:05

The parents of a girl who reported being inappropriately touched by a man while flying alone from New York to Iowa have sued the man and American Airlines.

World's largest airline cuts direct flights to 17 US cities

2014-01-16 12:45

American Airlines is cutting direct flights to 17 cities across the United States from Washington, as part of the conditions of its merger with US Airways.

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing

2013-10-23 08:37

An American Airlines plane made a safe emergency landing after the pilot reported a fire in the cockpit, a smoking engine and a loss of fuel, Turks & Caicos Islands officials said.

Mexico volcano grounds US airlines

2013-07-05 08:37

Four US airlines cancelled dozens of flights to and from Mexico City's international airport on Thursday after the Popocatepetl volcano blew ash and steam skyward, officials said.

US deal to create world's biggest carrier

2013-02-14 15:12

American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to merge in an $11bn deal to create the biggest airline in the world.

American Airlines shares sink

2011-10-04 08:25

Rumours that American Airlines parent AMR Corp will file for bankruptcy protection sent the company's stocks plummeting.


VIDEO: Plane in Chicago had 'uncontained engine failure'

2016-10-29 09:04

A federal official says an American Airlines plane attempting to take off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport experienced an "uncontained engine failure".

'Crazy' US flight attendant charged with attacking crew

2015-12-01 05:17

An American Airlines flight attendant has been charged with attacking fellow crew members and US marshals.

American Airlines, Quantas exploring opportunities

2015-06-10 17:22

American Airlines and Quantas have announced that they are planning to expand their joint businesses significantly.

Flight diverted after flash drive found in bathroom

2014-01-06 10:20

An American Airlines flight from San Francisco to New York has made an emergency landing in Kansas City after a flash drive was found in a bathroom.

Flight attendant accused of bringing rats on board

2013-07-10 11:45

An American Airlines flight attendant whose co-workers accused her of smuggling her pet rats onto aircraft in her underwear and pantyhose is suing the airline.

Bankruptcy approval seals biggest airline merger

2013-03-28 08:21

A judge has given the American-US Airways deal the thumbs up, but has refused to sign off on American CEO's severance.

American and US Airways near mega-merger

2013-02-12 14:15

American Airlines and US Airways are close to striking a merger deal that would create the largest airline in the United States in the latest bout of consolidation in the US aviation industry.

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