Tag: American Airlines

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, […]

Turbulence Injures Three on Mesa Airlines CRJ-900 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, performing flight from San Luis Potosi (Mexico) to Dallas Ft. Worth (USA) with 75 passengers and 4 crew, encountered turbulence, three people injured. Aircraft was still descending towards Dallas Ft. Worth when the crew decided to divert to Austin (USA) due to weather conditions and […]

American Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Miami (USA) with 206 passengers and 13 crew, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL350 over the Atlantic Ocean about 650nm westnorthwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew declared emergency reporting they had shut down the right hand […]

American and Embraer Close a Deal Worth $705 Million

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer and American Airlines Inc. signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets worth $705 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog.  15 E175 aircraft will be operated by Envoy, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group. The jets will come in a 76-seat configuration, with 12 […]

$1.6 Billion for Modernization of LAX

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officially broke ground on a US$1.6 billion modernization project to fully reimagine Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminals 4 and 5. The project marks American’s largest individual investment at an airport in its 92-year history and reaffirms the airline’s commitment to Los Angeles. The project will fully […]

American Airlines Boeing 777 Reports Electrical Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, performing flight from Raleigh/Durham (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), reported electrical problem. Aircraft was enroute about 80nm southeast of Boston (USA) when the crew requested to divert to New York’s JFK Airport reporting an electrical backup system had failed disallowing them to continue into Oceanic Airspace, no assistance was needed. The […]

American Airlines to Avoid Putting Travellers on Other Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines has introduced a new policy to control and reduce rebooking of delayed or cancelled flights for economy passengers on other airlines. A new policy at American directs airport agents not to rebook economy passengers on competing airlines — with no stated limit on how long they must wait for a seat on another […]

Two American Airlines Flights Arrive in Philadelphia with ill Passengers

Reading Time: 2 minutes HEALTH authorities in the United States have quarantined all passengers and crew on two flights which arrived in Philadelphia with sick passengers on board, days after an illness struck an Emirates flight. The two American Airlines flights landed at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday afternoon, local time, one from Munich, the other from Paris. All […]