Tag: American Airlines

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 […]

Flight Attendant Injured on American Airlines Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Miami (USA), experienced severe turbulence which injured flight attendant. Aircraft was enroute at FL380 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing a serious injury to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Miami’s runway 08R. The flight attendant […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Reports Smoke in the Cabin

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Miami to Newark (USA) with 149 passengers and 5 crew, reported smoke in the cabin. Aircraft was climbing out of Miami’s runway 26L when the crew declared emergency reporting smoke in the cabin and stopped the climb at about 8000 feet. The aircraft returned to Miami for a […]

American Airlines Welcomes Its First Airbus A321neo

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft departed Hamburg early Friday for the trans-Atlantic ferry flight to Pittsburgh where American’s technicians will get the A321neo ready for customer flights. Currently, American Airlines fleet includes Airbus A319, A321, A300, A330 […]

American Airlines to Hire Over 250 Maintenance Technicians in 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines has announced it is hiring aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs) around the country during the first half of 2019. The company’s Line Maintenance team plans to hire more than 250 AMTs in approximately 30 cities as a result of increased demand for maintenance support in the U.S. as the airline’s peak summer season approaches. […]

American Airlines Boeing 737 Reports Hydraulic Leak

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Tucson to Dallas Ft. Worth (USA), reported hydraulic leak. Aircraft had landed on Fort Worth’s runway 36L and was vacating the runway when the crew informed tower they had lost hydraulic fluid, not clear whether on the runway already, assistance was not yet needed. Tower instructed the aircraft […]

American Airlines Boeing 777 Reports Lavatory Congregation

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Dallas Ft. Worth (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), reported lavatory congregation. Aircraft was enroute at FL330 about 20nm west of Sydney (Canada) when the crew decided to divert to New York JFK (USA) after one of the toilets got clogged causing three others directly connected to become unavailable, […]