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Despite reports of lagging ticket sales, Katy Perry showed up to a filled American Airlines Center on Sunday evening with her A-game intact, proving to her critics that 10 years after launching her career with "I Kissed A Girl," she's still poppin'. Her decadelong run could be attributed to the fact that her appeal ...
In 2017, a slew of disputes -- both serious and silly -- involving airline employees and passengers were making headlines. Fort Worth-based American Airlines wasn't immune. In one incident, an attendant allegedly took a stroller from a woman boarding a flight to Dallas, knocking her with it as she held a ...

American Airlines directed inquiries by The Arizona Republic to Piedmont. Jackie Jennings, a spokeswoman for Piedmont, confirmed the two parties are in the middle of contract negotiations. "Piedmont and union representatives have worked collaboratively to make good progress on a significant number ...
American Airlines is rolling out a program this month that lets its flight attendants award frequent flyer miles to passengers who run into problems. American, the nation's largest airline, says it has long had a policy to compensate passengers with miles when they run into service problems. But the ability to ...
The next time you have a problem on a flight, you could receive bonus miles right away. (KTRK). KTRK. Friday, January 12, 2018 11:18AM. The next time you have a problem on a flight, you could receive bonus miles right away. American Airlines is giving flight attendants the ability to compensate passengers with frequent ...
To compete for the travel dollars of big-spending fliers, American Airlines recently unveiled two ways to pamper its most elite fliers. The Fort Worth-based carrier, the world's largest, opened a new lounge at Los Angeles International Airport last month that includes all the luxuries of a buffet restaurant and ...

But as host Mac Greer and guests Matt Argersinger and Jason Moser of Million Dollar Portfolio point out in this segment of the MarketFoolery podcast, one-time bonuses like those issued by leading passenger carriers American Airlines (Nasdaq:AAL) and Southwest Airlines (nyse:LUV) are more PR ...
On New Year's Eve, an alert American Airlines employee realized two women waiting at baggage claim No. 23 had picked up baggage the day before. She and her supervisor called police. Meanwhile, when the women picked up one bag, the American Airlines workers asked for the luggage check tags.
For that reason, the Fort Worth-based carrier is requiring all flight attendants and employees who deal with customers to take training on how to de-escalate conflicts with passengers. That applies to about 65,000 American Airlines employees. The addition of such training had been discussed at the airline ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- An American Airlines jet has landed safely after it was forced to return to John F. Kennedy Airport Friday after a report of an ... Port Authority police aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter Unit responded to JFK Runway 31L, an American Airlines 737 returned immediately after departure ...
An American Airlines flight from San Jose to Dallas was temporarily delayed Friday morning after a flight crew on another aircraft reported seeing flames from one of the jetliner's engines. The Boeing 737-800 twin-engine plane was on the runway preparing to take off when a pilot on a Delta Air Lines flight ...
American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein said the carrier would be moving its aircraft out of Boston Logan Airport on Wednesday night in anticipation of the storm, with all Thursday departures at the airport canceled. Depending on how the storm progresses, inbound flights could start late Thursday with ...
American Airlines will dole out $1,000 in bonuses this year -- a result of the sweeping and massive tax reform bill signed into law last month -- and thousands of workers in Philadelphia stand to benefit. President Donald J. Trump in December signed a bill that cut the U.S. corporate tax rate from 35 percent ...
Doug Parker, the Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines, has already taken home $19.2 million this year, well more than he received for all of last year. The stock appreciation rights he exercised, disclosed in a filing Wednesday, are just part of Parker's 2018 take-home pay. The awards had been ...
For the past year or so, American Airlines' (Nasdaq:AAL) top management has spent a lot of time talking about making culture a competitive advantage. American has faced a fair amount of labor discord in the past, so the company's leadership wants to reenergize front-line employees, with the ultimate ...
You should worry if your airplane begins to stall. It is also a red flag if your stock stalls out on rallies. The outcomes can vary widely depending on the skill of the pilot and the trader but the important thing is to be prepared and watch for subtle clues. The stock of American Airlines (AAL) has stalled around ...
In late November, CWA President Chris Shelton contacted the CEOs of some of the largest corporations where CWA members work, including American Airlines, to ask them to guarantee the $4,000 wage increase and new jobs promised by the Republican corporate tax cut. While we are pleased that our ...

Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the American Airlines uniform lawsuit filed in federal court in Chicago last fall have filed their response to a motion to dismiss the case that was made by attorneys for American Airlines and uniform supplier Twin Hill, which are named as defendants in the lawsuit. The plaintiffs ...
No American Airlines Shuttle service from LaGuardia to/from Washington, D.C. and Boston. Hartford, Conn. (BDL): Departures canceled after 9 a.m. ET. American plans on resuming limited arrivals in the evening starting at 7:30 p.m. ET based on airport conditions. Providence, R.I. (PVD): All departures ...
For the past year or so, American Airlines' (Nasdaq: AAL) top management has spent a lot of time talking about making culture a competitive advantage. American has faced a fair amount of labor discord in the past, so the company's leadership wants to reenergize front-line employees, with the ultimate ...
airlines are sharing some of their tax-law windfall with employees and Boeing, the big aircraft maker. American and Southwest said Tuesday that they will pay employees bonuses of $1,000 each, a gesture that American said would cost $130 million. Southwest also said that it exercised options to buy more ...
American Airlines has apologised to two professional basketball players who were kicked off a flight after being wrongly accused of theft. Marquis Teague and Trahson Burrell boarded a plane on Christmas Eve, en route to a game. But before take off, a flight attendant claimed the men had taken blankets ...
Even as American Airlines flight attendants prepare to take 12.5 hours of de-escalation training that some have quietly dubbed "apology training," American is preparing to roll out new software to help FAs deal with inconvenienced passengers on flights. Called iSolve, the new software is expected to be ...
"This exciting project has combined the strengths of the Lands' End and American Airlines teams - leveraging Lands' End's broad apparel design expertise and renowned quality, value and service, combined with months of valuable input from American Airlines employees, who will be wearing the ...
then have we got news for you: According to the Chicago Business Journal, American Airlines will later this month begin offering on-the-spot, in-the-air-at-30,000-feet compensation for some of those very headaches, including non-functioning Entertainment systems, seat malfunctions, broken tray tables, ...
For travelers who consider inflight Wi-Fi nothing short of a necessity, there's good news: nearly all domestic American Airlines flights have Wi-Fi, as do international American Airlines flights operated on Boeing 777-300ERs, 787 Dreamliners, and select 777-200 planes. Like several other major airlines ...
American Airlines has apologised to two professional basketball players who were kicked off a flight after being wrongly accused of theft. Marquis Teague and Trahson Burrell boarded a plane on Christmas Eve, en route to a game. But before take off, a flight attendant claimed the men had taken blankets ...
The incident took place after Memphis Hustle guard Marquis Teague and forward Trahson Burrell boarded American Airlines Flight 3756 operated by Envoy from Dallas to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on Sunday. Two first-class passengers gave Teague, a former NBA player, and Burrell their blankets as a kind gesture as ...
The amount was incorrect in the previous version. The towering cranes across North Texas and steady stream of concrete and dirt trucks on our roads are signs the building boom continues unabated in Tarrant County. From American Airlines headquarters in Fort Worth to the new Charles Schwab campus ...
So I decided to treat myself to two First Class flights on two different airlines, just to compare the experiences. First, I took a JetBlue flight from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A week later, I returned on an American Airlines flight from Miami to San Francisco. Each ticket cost more or less the same.
American Airlines Inc. boarded "visibly sick" passengers on a June flight from New York to Chicago that resulted in the hospitalization of an infant passenger, according to a suit filed Dec. 6. Lori Ann Kowalski claims the airline and its subsidiary, American Eagle airlines Inc., breached their duty to prevent ...
Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, Dec. 9, nearly 1,000 American Airlines team member volunteers will bring more than 1,600 children and spouses of fallen service men and women to Dallas-Fort Worth for five days of fun and fellowship at the 12th annual Snowball ...
"My hands burn really bad and my throat's burning," said Swaringer, in a cell phone video made on board a recent American Airlines flight. "It's getting harder and harder to breathe." This week, Swaringer flew from Charlotte to Phoenix, when she said she started breaking out in hives and had trouble ...
Finnaly, some news about an airline doing something to give travelers more space. American Airlines is going to be switching out the overhead bins on many of its planes with Airbus' new "Airspace XL" bins. The overhead storage bins offer 40-percent more storage space and can easily stow rolling ...
A computer error that gave too many American Airlines pilots approval to take vacation during the busy Christmas travel season is expected to cost the world's biggest carrier about $10 million, according to an industry expert. The Fort Worth-based carrier has confirmed that a glitch in the airline's work ...
American Airlines pilot scheduling snafu could cost $10 million ... Last week, the Allied Pilots Association, which represents American Airlines (AAL) pilots, revealed that thousands of holiday flights were without pilots because a system scheduling error had accidentally given too many employees time off in ...
American Airlines will pay about $10 million in labor and other costs to correct pilot scheduling mistakes that left thousands of flights unstaffed around Christmas, a noted aviation analyst estimates. J.P. Morgan Chase analyst Jamie Baker issued the estimate, according to a Bloomberg report. American ...
Basic economy passengers also are not able to get advance seat assignments and board the plane last, and the fares are not eligible for flight changes or refunds. For many American Airlines passengers, the basic economy restrictions aren't worth the savings, with about half opting to pay more for regular ...
civil-rights activists are praising American Airlines' plan to train employees to counteract bias in treating passengers. Nevertheless, the NAACP is still warning African-Americans about flying on the airline. The NAACP has not lifted the October "travel advisory" it issued after what it called a pattern of ...
American Airlines has reached an agreement with pilots to fill 15,000 unmanned flights between Dec. 17 and 31. A computer error had allowed pilots to opt out of some of the holiday flights, an option they usually don't have. Rather than face mass cancellations and refunds, the airline has agreed to pay ...
Charlotte, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Flight attendant Lauren Swaringer, 25, keeps her American Airlines uniform in a sealed bag because the sight of it, literally, makes her sick. "Oh God it's really hot," she said, after showing Fox 46 her dark gray uniform. Within minutes of coming in contact with it, she began ...
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker issued a letter to his employees Thursday after meeting with NAACP representatives and other activists over their allegations that the carrier's employees mistreat African-Americans. The meeting was prompted by a travel advisory the NAACP issued in October, saying ...
NEW YORK -- American Airlines has reached an agreement with its pilots' union to avoid having to cancel thousands of flights during the Christmas holiday season because of a glitch with the pilots' schedules. The two sides had disagreed on how to overcome the glitch, which had left thousands of flights ...
American Airlines President Robert Isom was in attendance, according to an APA spokesman. The spokesman said the details of the agreement will be released later Friday, after it's circulated to the pilots. On Wednesday, American and the APA sparred over whether the airline could offer pilots extra pay in ...
You see according to the TSA website, American Airlines is the only domestic airlines that requires any strollers more than 20 pounds to be checked at the ticket counter. That rules out almost any stroller except a lightweight umbrella stroller. But other airlines allow you to bring them right to the gate.
SWANTON, Ohio (13abc Action News) - An American Airlines flight from Charlotte was evacuated Friday afternoon at Toledo Express Airport after reports of a smoking engine. Airport leaders tell 13abc that 52 passengers were evacuated on the tarmac from flight 5479 shortly after 1:00PM. No one was hurt ...
American Airlines said on Friday that it would not allow passengers to check smart luggage unless they first remove the batteries that fuel the high-tech features. According to Ross Feinstein, a spokesman for the airline, the new rule, which takes effect on Jan. 15, comes as powered luggage is getting more ...
Employees of American Airlines will now have to undergo anti-racism training in the wake of the NAACP issuing a travel advisory in October that warned African-Americans about their safety on the carrier. The implicit bias training is mandatory for everyone at the company and will be held on an annual ...
There is no need to charter a sleigh pulled by reindeer for your air travel to holiday destinations after all. American Airlines and its pilots have worked out a deal to staff cockpits in late December after a scheduling snafu threatened to cancel thousands of flights. Because of what the airline is calling "a ...


 

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