Chicago agency suing American Airlines over tax incentives

| |Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014

The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago is suing American Airlines, alleging that it falsely claimed to buy “vast amounts of jet fuel” from a small office in a rural community to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes in the nation’s third-largest city, where the actual work is done.

American gets $381 million for New York, Washington assets

| |Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014

The price for the divested slots at Reagan National and LaGuardia airports, required by an antitrust settlement with the government, was much higher than expected.

American Eagle pilots union to hold ratification vote on proposed contract

| |Friday, Mar. 07, 2014

The Air Line Pilots Association’s master executive council reversed an earlier decision to reject the proposed 10-year contract, which includes pay freezes until 2018, without a vote.

American Eagle jet from DFW makes emergency landing

|Thursday, Mar. 06, 2014

The Embraer 145, carrying 45 passengers and three crew members on a flight from DFW to Moline, Ill., on Wednesday night, was diverted to a small airport in Greenville after smoke was reported in the cabin.

US Airways pilots file lawsuit over merger integration process

| |Monday, Mar. 03, 2014

The US Airline Pilots Association wants a federal arbiter to determine the process for integrating seniority lists with the Allied Pilots Association.

US Airways flight attendants vote to join American union

| |Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

US Airways flight attendants will now be represented by the Association of Professional Flight Attendants.

American Airlines ends bereavement fares

|Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative’s death.

American Airlines CEO urges Arizona governor to veto anti-gay bill

| |Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Doug Parker says the law, which would allow businesses to refuse service to customers on religious grounds, would jeopardize future business in the state.

American warns pilots it will move large regional jets away from Eagle

| |Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Union chairman says pilots support the decision to reject a proposed 10-year contract that would freeze wages until 2018.

American Airlines CEO nets $13.4 million in stock sale

| |Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Doug Parker, the chief executive of Amrican Airlines, sold more than a third of his stake in the airline.

American will look to other regional carriers instead of Eagle

| |Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

After the pilots union leaders rejected the latest contract, American Airlines will not use American Eagle to fly newer regional jets.

American may shift Eagle flights to other carriers after union deal nixed

| |Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

A proposed 10-year contract with Eagle pilots would have given the regional carrier 60 new Embraer 175 jets in exchange for freezing pay rates until 2018.

American retiree sues union for not distributing stock in merged airline

| |Tuesday, Feb. 04, 2014

Thomas Powell, who worked for American in Tulsa, says the Transport Workers Union wrongly excluded workers who took an early retirement buyout from getting shares in the new company.

Flight attendant’s pins from 9-11 crash returned to American Airlines

| |Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

The two pins, worn by an attendant on the flight that terrorists crashed into the Pentagon, are on display at the C.R. Smith Museum in Fort Worth.

American Airlines’ finances take off after bankruptcy, merger

| |Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Absent $2.2 billion in special charges, mostly tied to its restructuring, the Fort Worth-based carrier earned $436 million in the fourth quarter, more than Wall Street analysts expected.

American picks Sabre to integrate passenger reservations systems

| |Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

American currently uses Sabre’s reservation system, making the integration easier, although the process will take up to two years.

American Airlines CEO’s salary set at $700,000

| |Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

The CEO of the new American Airlines Group says he will get a salary of $700,000 this year, less than CEOs at United and Delta.

American to close US Airways operations center near Pittsburgh

| |Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

The 600 employees at the US Airways oeprations center near the Pittsburgh airport will be offered positions with Amreican in Fort Worth.

American to cut service to 17 cities from Reagan, 3 from LaGuardia

| |Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

The discontinued service is due to the slot divestitures required by the Justice Department to approve American’s merger with US Airways.

American Eagle changing its name to Envoy

| |Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

The name change was needed because American uses other regional airlines to fly as American Eagle.