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Bengaluru to get its first non-stop flight to Seattle from October 2020

February 14, 2020 5:22 pm

According to American Airlines, bookings on the first-ever direct flight from Seattle to Bengaluru can be done from later this month.

Mechanic accused of plane sabotage may have ties to terrorists, prosecutors say

September 19, 2019 10:48 am

The mechanic, Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani, 60, admitted to federal agents that he tampered with the Boeing 737-800 at Miami International Airport on July 17, forcing the plane to be grounded before takeoff, according to court records.

American Airlines will pay $22 million to settle allegations in mail case

August 21, 2019 9:27 am

American transferred the mail to foreign postal agencies or other recipients, then submitted electronic scans of bins to show deliveries were made correctly and on time.

Airbus woos American Airlines with new jet in deja vu for Boeing

June 09, 2019 9:51 am

With the proposed A321XLR, Airbus is seeking to steal customers from a distracted Boeing after executives postponed a decision on an all-new model for middle-distance routes while they deal with the Max crisis.

Major airlines face technical glitch, flights delayed at airports in NYC, Chicago, Atlanta

April 01, 2019 5:42 pm

Earlier, carriers had reported problems through their social media accounts, with United Airlines saying it was unable to create paperwork as a result.

American Airlines to eliminate plastic straws from cabins, lounges

July 11, 2018 8:35 am

American, the world's biggest airline, said that in November on board planes it will replace plastic stir sticks with ones made from bamboo. The airline said the moves will eliminate more than 71,000 pounds of plastic a year.

American Airlines warns of fare increases if oil remains high

June 03, 2018 1:48 pm

Oil prices have risen around 50 percent compared to the levels seen last year and that is putting pressure on airline profits.

Boeing wins American Airlines widebody jet order

April 07, 2018 12:27 pm

"This was a difficult decision between the Boeing 787 and the Airbus A350 and A330neo and we thank both manufacturers for their aggressive efforts to earn more of American’s business," American Airlines President Robert Isom said in a statement.

Lawyer: Turkish man to plead guilty to disrupting flight

September 28, 2017 8:39 am

Uskanli tried to get to the front of the plane during the American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu in May, according to court documents. Crew members feared his laptop contained explosives.

Philadelphia-bound flight encounters turbulence, injuring 10

August 06, 2017 8:00 am

After the flight landed at 3:10 pm (local time), three passengers and seven crew members were taken to a hospital for evaluation.