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.

Woman leading American’s office in China

| |Sunday, Jun. 22, 2014

Maxine Peng was hired by American last year to manage its Chinese operations, which are expanding with new flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.

American’s new 777-300 planes bring luxury to long overseas flights

| |Monday, Jun. 23, 2014

Lie-flat seats, bigger aisles and multiple food options aim to win international customers away from United and Delta.

American adding new service out of Los Angeles

| |Thursday, Jun. 19, 2014

L.A. customers will be able to fly to Edmonton, Vancouver, San Antonio and Tampa this fall.

American Airlines contracts with Compass to fly 20 new regional jets

| |Wednesday, Jun. 18, 2014

The Minneapolis-based company will fly 76-seat E175 jets under the American Eagle brand starting next year and become American’s 11th regional partner.

American dramatically cuts service to Venezuela

| |Tuesday, Jun. 17, 2014

American is owed $750 million for tickets sold in Venezuela bolivars as of March 2014. Cuts include discontinuing DFW-Caracas flights.

American Airlines, Machinists union reach tentative agreement

| |Monday, Jun. 16, 2014

The airline said the three-year agreements are subject to member ratification and cover 11,000 workers who are represented by the Machinists union.

American Airlines’ service to China takes flight at DFW

| |Thursday, Jun. 12, 2014

Dignitaries including China’s consul general in Houston attend a ceremony to mark the first direct flights from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to China.

North Texas businesses say direct flights will strengthen ties to China

| |Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014

Travel to China is an integral part of business for import companies like Pier 1 Imports and even the business school at the University of Texas at Arlington.

American seeking tax incentives worth up to $6.5 million for operations center

| |Monday, Jun. 09, 2014

The 15-year deal would abate up to 85 percent of the airline’s real and business personal property taxes.

Fort Worth discussing possible incentives for American operations center

| |Thursday, Jun. 05, 2014

Mayor Betsy Price said the city has been in discussions with American over possible incentives for a new operations center it wants to build near its headquarters.

American Airlines to build new operations center

| |Thursday, Jun. 05, 2014

The Fort Worth-based airline will build a new facility as it integrates a US Airways operations center from Pittsburgh with its Fort Worth workforce.

American Airlines CEO peppered with questions

| |Wednesday, Jun. 04, 2014

Retirees picket outside the shareholders meeting in New York to complain about changes to travel benefits.

American Airlines to begin training pilots for Boeing 787

| |Wednesday, May. 28, 2014

American Airlines will take possession of its first 787, which Boeing calls the Dreamliner, in November.

American Airlines says it won’t merge regional carriers

| |Wednesday, May. 21, 2014

PSA Airlines, a regional carrier formerly operated by US Airways, will operate the new 76-seat CRJ-900s produced by Bombardier.

Hillwood to help Fort Worth find new tenant for Alliance maintenance base

| |Friday, May. 16, 2014

American Airlines announced in August that it had reached a lease transfer agreement with AFW Solutions on its vacant maintenance base at Alliance Airport, but that has apparently fallen through.

New Airbus A350 pays a visit to DFW Airport

| |Tuesday, May. 06, 2014

American Airlines has ordered 22 of the new Airbus airplanes, which can carry 315 passengers seated nine across in the cabin.