UPDATE: We are now in a system-wide ground delay until 4:00pm CT as we work to resolve this issue. We apologize for any inconvenience.— American Airlines (@AmericanAir) April 16, 2013
American Airlines broke the news a while ago that it's in the midst of a massive, system-wide computer failu ... More >>
Last month's unveiling of American Airlines' new logo and livery (er, paint job) was a prelude to this: the long-awaited, full-blown merger with US Airways.
The airlines are making it official this morning after their respective boards approved the $11 billion deal yesterday.
US Airways CEO Doug P ... More >>
American Airlines has had a rough go of it in recent years, what with its ongoing bankruptcy, a knock-down fight with its unions, and the general hatred of the flying public.
Today, on the heels of its first quarterly profit in a while, American announced that it is turning over a new leaf. This is ... More >>
On the morning of September 6, in what no doubt seemed like a wonderful idea at the time, Kenneth Smith, Jr. called police at Philadelphia International Airport and told them a passenger was carrying drugs onto a Dallas-bound flight. When it became clear that the call-taker wasn't taking his tip suf ... More >>
Scott McCartney, the Wall Street Journal's veteran (and Dallas-based) travel reporter, recently offered a word of advice to the literate public: If you or a loved one is considering stepping onto an aircraft in the foreseeable future, make sure it's not one operated by American Airlines.
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This morning, law enforcement officials received an anonymous tip that liquid explosives had been carried onto a U.S. Airways jet bound from Philadelphia to DFW. The plane was in mid-flight when it was called back to the Philly airport, where it was immediately surrounded by heavily armed police.
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10.Two of the sweetest words to any man's ears: Free. Upgrade. Thank you, US Airways.
9. For the life of me I can't figure out why casinos offer the game of War. It's the the most balanced, fair game in Vegas. It's high-card wins, with ties merely forcing the play ... More >>
This week's roundup is a little heavy on beverage news. Don't worry, we haven't found more urine-based drinks--yet. But we did stumble on some good news from US Airways and a handy DIY for those of you who can't afford home brewing kits.
At last, US Airways decided to give coach-class customers f ... More >>
Dave Moore on FrontBurner wonders why "North Texas always seems to get its snout into" a big national news story -- like, say, the tale of the US Airways plane that took a dip in the Hudson River yesterday. Actually, there's a pretty good explanation in the Herald Democrat up Sherman-Denison way tod ... More >>