American, flight attendants union reach tentative contract

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Details were not released, but the union’s president calls the agreement an industry-leading contract among major airlines.

Gate agents, service reps vote to join union at American Airlines

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

The National Mediation Board’s decision opens the way for negotiations on a joint contract for pilots from American Airlines and US Airways.

Retired flight attendants sue American over travel benefits

| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

A lawsuit filed in a Chicago court says changes in travel benefits put retirees behind 500,000 others for free flights.

American sees profits at low end of guidance

| |Tuesday, Sep. 09, 2014

American adjusts its guidance after passenger traffic fell flat in August while Southwest Airlines sees unit revenue grow as passenger traffic increased.

American plans to transfer jets away from Envoy Air

| |Thursday, Sep. 04, 2014

The pilots union says it’s outraged that it’s being punished for refusing to approve additional concessions after bankruptcy.

American will not renew US Airways naming-rights deal on Phoenix arena

| |Wednesday, Sep. 03, 2014

The Fort Worth-based airline already has its name on the American Airlines Center in Dallas and the American Airlines Arena in Miami.

American Airlines fares are back on Orbitz

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

The two sides enter into a letter of intent to settle a dispute over booking fees.

American, US Airways unions making progress towards uniting at merged carrier

| |Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Nine months after the merger, flight attendants are negotiating a new joint contract while pilots and ground workers are taking steps to form joint bargaining units.

American Airlines pulls fares off Orbitz travel website

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

At issue are the fees that American and other airlines pay travel reservation systems to display flights and make bookings.

Envoy contract talks with pilots union end

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

The breakdown in talks means that larger regional jets will be placed with another carrier.

American Airlines retirees protest travel benefit changes

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Starting after Labor Day, retired workers will have lower priority than active workers for getting available seats on flights.

Envoy reopens contract negotiations with pilots union

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The Air Line Pilots Association presented a new proposal to the regional carrier last week.

Pilots unions get federal clearance to negotiate joint contract at American

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

The Allied Pilots Association is expected to become the labor representative for pilots from both American Airlines and US Airways.

Unions for American, US Airways mechanics, ground workers seek joint status

| |Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2014

Transport Workers Union and the International Machinists Union seek to form an alliance to represent mechanics and ground workers at American Airlines.

American Airlines’ profits break record

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Restructured airline says it will pay its first stock dividend in 34 years and boost pension contributions to employees.

Mechanics, ground workers from US Airways approve new contract with American

| |Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

The contract with the International Association of Machinists includes raises and furlough protection for about 11,000 workers.

American expected to lead the pack in profitable airline industry

| |Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014

Crowded planes are filling the bank accounts of U.S. airlines, even those less than a year out of bankruptcy.

American stock moves up as it says profit margin is improving

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

The Fort Worth-based carrier said passenger traffic increased by 1 percent in June and its projected second-quarter margin will exceed previous forecast.

American breaks ground on new operations center

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

The two-story, 149,000-square-foot building, being built near the carrier’s flight academy, will house 1,400 employees, including 600 from a US Airways facility near Pittsburgh.

Kangaroos, lobster, priceless artifacts join passengers aboard American aircraft

| |Friday, Jul. 04, 2014

From Asian electronics to salmon from Chile, American Airlines is moving more cargo through Dallas/Fort Worth Airport as it emerges as an international hub.