Tag: American Airlines

737 MAX passengers will be able to change tickets at no cost

Reading Time: < 1 minute After almost 2 years of being grounded, on November 18th, 2020, Boeing 737 MAX was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for takeoff; however, some travelers are still reluctant to trust their lives to this aircraft. Airlines rush to reassure their customers that the jet has been recertified and is safe to board, but […]

American Airlines Initiates Preflight COVID-19 Testing for International Destinations

Reading Time: 3 minutes American Airlines is collaborating with several foreign governments to begin offering preflight COVID-19 testing for customers traveling to international destinations, starting with Jamaica and the Bahamas. The carrier plans to expand the program to additional markets in the weeks and months ahead. – Initial testing program for Jamaica to begin at Miami (MIA) next month. […]

American Airlines Removes Over 150 Aircraft Amid the Crisis

Reading Time: < 1 minute The crisis has forced airlines all around the globe to re-consider their plans and tidy fleet – to save costs and stay efficiently operational. For example, American Airlines has implemented a number of measure and estimates that it will reduce its 2020 total operating and capital expenditures by more than $15 billion. According to the […]

American Airlines Boeing 757 Experiences Engine Malfunction

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N189AN performing flight AA-89 from Shannon (Ireland) to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 138 passengers and 8 crew, was in the initial climb out of Shannon’s runway 24 about to be handed off to departure when the crew requested to return to the field advising they had low power on the […]

American Airlines Airbus A330 Crew Declares Medical Emergency

Reading Time: < 1 minute During  American Airlines Airbus A330-300 flight AA-728 from Philadelphia,PA (USA) to London Heathrow, EN (UK) with 154 passengers and 12 crew, the flight crew donned their oxygen masks and declared a medical emergency reporting a number of passengers and all 9 cabin crew had become ill, there was an odour on board. They were 3 […]

American Airlines: MD-80 Retirement Date Officially Set

Reading Time: < 1 minute American Airlines, a major US airline, has announced phasing out its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft, also known as the Super 80. The last 26 MD-80 is scheduled to fly on 4 September, 2019. The airline not only revealed the schedule of the final revenue flights on the “Mad Dog” before their desert farewell ferry flights […]

American Airlines Extends Cancellations Amid MAX Grounding

Reading Time: < 1 minute American Airlines, one of the largest Boeing 737 MAX operators in the world, with 24 planes currently grounded and 76 still on the order list, announced extending cancellations for the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft flights through 19 August. Last week world’s largest airline said it extends cancellations until early June, meanwhile, recent announcement made this […]

American Airlines Airbus A321 Wing Collides with Runway Sign

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N114NN performing flight AA-300 from New York JFK,NY to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 101 passengers and 8 crew, departed JFK’s runway 31L when the aircraft veered left causing the left wing tip to collide with a runway sign. The aircraft climbed out, at FL200 the crew decided to stop […]

Oops. Flight Attendant Accidentally Spills Drinks on Airline’s CEO

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone encounters some problems at work. Sometimes minor ones, sometimes serious issues come from around the corner. Flight attendant’s job is not an exception. For example, sometimes it happens to drop something in the middle of the aisle. Or to spill the tray full of drinks on a passenger. Casual life situations. Even if this […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N810NN performing flight AA-318 from Miami,FL (USA) to Saint Kitts (Saint Kitts and Nevis) with 166 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Miami’s runway 08R when the aircraft received a bird strike. The bird strike prompted the crew to stop the climb at about 5000 […]