American flight attendants reject new contract

| |Sunday, Nov. 09, 2014

American and US Airways flight attendants rejected a proposed new five-year contract that would have included pay raises by a narrow margin of 16 votes.

American Airlines to combine frequent flyer programs next year

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

US Airways’ Dividend Miles program will be folded into American’s AAdvantage and travelers will continue to earn points for the number of miles flown.

Airline delays, cancellations rise from last year

| |Thursday, Oct. 09, 2014

American Airlines and its regional carrier, Envoy, struggled with challenging weather at several hubs.

American’s traffic dips while Southwest’s numbers grow

| |Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014

American said it expects total capacity to be up 2.2 percent compared to 2013 as it adds larger aircraft to the fleet.

Envoy Air to shutter Miami crew base as American shifts flying

| |Saturday, Oct. 04, 2014

The American Airlines regional subsidiary will cut 50 positions in Miami as American shifts regional flying from 50-seat planes operated by Envoy to 76-seaters operated by another carrier.

American announces plan to fly from DFW to Beijing

| |Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014

The Fort Worth-based carrier has applied to the Department of Transportation for approval to add direct service from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to China’s capital city.

Flight attendants pact includes raises but not profit-sharing

| |Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014

The tentative agreement would cover 24,000 flight attendants at American Airlines and US Airways.

Weather software developed by NASA helps American save fuel

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

A new weather software program is helping American Airlines reroute flights around severe weather while still getting passengers to their destinations in a timely fashion.

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.