Tag: American

American Airlines Protests Innocence as it Settles US$45 Million Lawsuit

Reading Time: < 1 minute American Airlines Group (American), one of four U.S. carriers subject to an antitrust lawsuit over collusion to limit plane capacity and in so doing, driving up domestic airfares, has agreed to pay US$45 million to draw matters to a close. The carrier has admitted no wrongdoing and American’s spokesman Matt Miller advised that the carrier […]

American Inks Deal For $1.6 Billion Investment At LAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute American Airlines and the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that American would continue its investment at LAX, committing more than $1.6 billion over the next 15 years. The investment will go toward improvements of Terminals 4 and 5. American’s letter of intent sets the framework for negotiation of a new 15-year lease agreement and […]

Republic Airways Blames Pilot Shortage for Bankruptcy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Republic Airways, which operates regional flights for Delta, American and United, announced recently that it is going through Chapter 11 bankruptcy. While an airline going bankrupt is not unusual news, the reason behind the announcement is. The airline blamed its problems on a shortage of pilots. “Our filing today is a result of our loss […]