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.

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.