Top News on American Airlines

  • TAM and US Airways join Oneworld


    ​Brazil’s TAM and US Airways joined Oneworld today, in a move that the alliance called its biggest single day of growth since it was launched.


  • Other News for American Airlines

  • Mesa to shut down go! operations


    ​Mesa Air Group will shut down its go! Airlines subsidiary on 1 April, as it prepares to expand its feeder operations...


  • Southwest and Virgin America take New York LaGuardia slot pairs


    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a deal for American Airlines to transfer 17 slot pairs at...


  • Boeing selects 757 as next 'ecoDemonstrator'


    An earlier version of this article erroneously suggested that the flights would be operated by TUI.


  • News Listings for American Airlines

  • American and flight attendants begin single contract talks

    News | 24 Apr 2014 22:08 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines and its two flight attendant unions have begun negotiations on a single contract covering all of its cabin crews.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-and-flight-attendants-begin-single-contract-talks-398563/
  • American hints at further share repurchases with cash

    News | 24 Apr 2014 21:28 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker hints at further share repurchases, as it considers what to do with its nearly $10 billion in available cash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-hints-at-further-share-repurchases-with-cash-398562/
  • Southwest eyes capacity growth in 2015 with flat fleet

    News | 24 Apr 2014 19:50 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines could grow 2015 seat capacity in the range of 2-3%, even as it keeps its fleet flat.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-eyes-capacity-growth-in-2015-with-flat-fleet-398558/
  • Virgin America hints at Love Field gates win

    News | 24 Apr 2014 19:14 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Virgin America has hinted that it could possibly announce a win of two gates at Dallas Love Field airport at a planned event in the city tomorrow, even as rival Southwest Airlines maintains it is still in the running for the gates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-America-hints-at-Love-Field-gates-win-398555/
  • ANALYSIS: United’s revenue weaknesses to persist into Q2

    News | 24 Apr 2014 18:54 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines anticipates only a 1% to 3% increase in passenger unit revenue in the second quarter, trailing the increases expected at other major US carriers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Uniteds-revenue-weaknesses-to-persist-into-Q2-398554/
  • JetBlue to boost Q2 capacity by up to 7.5%

    News | 24 Apr 2014 15:02 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​New York-based JetBlue Airways expects capacity to grow in the 5.5-7.5% range in the second quarter, and for full-year available seat miles to increase 4-6%.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/JetBlue-to-boost-Q2-capacity-by-up-to-75-398546/