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Feds Reject Airline CEO’s Severance Deal

Feds Reject Airline CEO’s Severance Deal

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Too darn high! That’s the unofficial reaction to a sweet severance deal for the CEO of American Airlines. The proposed merger of American and US Airways Group calls for CEO Tom H…

Airport Delays Point to Sequester Cuts

Airport Delays Point to Sequester Cuts

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Air travel is likely to become even more frustrating than usual, starting Sunday. The Federal Aviation Administration has begun furloughs resulting from mandatory budget cuts for some of its 47,000 agency employees.It…

Pros and Cons of an American and US Airways Merger

Pros and Cons of an American and US Airways Merger

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — American Airlines and US Airways still have to convince the Federal Trade Commission that their proposed merger doesn’t create a monopoly, but company officials and industry observers seem confident…

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines(NEW YORK) — It’s official: American Airlines and US Airways have reached an agreement to become the world’s largest airline.In a statement Thursday, both carriers announced that their boards of directors “have unanimously approved a …

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines, US Airways Announce Merger

American Airlines(NEW YORK) — It’s official: American Airlines and US Airways have reached an agreement to become the world’s largest airline.In a statement Thursday, both carriers announced that their boards of directors “have unanimously approved a …

What US Airways, American Airlines Merger Means for Travelers

What US Airways, American Airlines Merger Means for Travelers

PRNewsFoto/American Airlines(NEW YORK) — American Airlines and US Airways announced on Thursday that they will merge their operations and become one airline, called American Airlines.  Together, they will be the world’s largest airline by passeng…

American Airlines and USAirways Merger Announcement Likely Thursday

American Airlines and USAirways Merger Announcement Likely Thursday

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — They’ve been dating for a year, and now it looks as though the marriage of American Airlines and USAirways will be announced Thursday, according to a source close to the negotiations.The source tells ABC News that d…

American Airlines, US Airways Expected to Announce Merger

American Airlines, US Airways Expected to Announce Merger

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — American Airlines and US Airways are expected to announce a merger this week after months of negotiations, the New York Times reports. The merger would create the country’s largest airline and would expand …

Merger Between American Airlines, US Airways Near

Merger Between American Airlines, US Airways Near

PRNewsFoto/American Airlines(NEW YORK) — American Airlines unveiled a whole new look last month.  And now, it appears the carrier is about to get a whole lot bigger.Sources tell ABC News affiliate WFAA-TV in Dallas that a merger between American …

United Airlines, American Airlines Accused of Running ‘Sham Offices’ to Dodge Taxes

United Airlines, American Airlines Accused of Running ‘Sham Offices’ to Dodge Taxes

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago’s Regional Transportation Authority is accusing United Airlines and American Airlines of operating “sham offices” in a suburban Illinois town and “dodging” millions of dollars in state sales …

Woman Dies on American Airlines Flight from Brazil to Texas

Woman Dies on American Airlines Flight from Brazil to Texas

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — A 25-year-old woman was pronounced dead shortly after her flight landed in Houston on Wednesday, diverted because she suffered a medical emergency.The woman was on American Airlines flight 96 from Sao Paolo, Brazil t…

Airline Employee Sentenced to Life for Role in Drug-Smuggling Ring

Airline Employee Sentenced to Life for Role in Drug-Smuggling Ring

United States Attorney’s Office(NEW YORK) — A former American Airlines baggage handler was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison for his role in leading a vast, multi-million dollar drug-smuggling ring known as the “Bourne Organization” and using the…

American Airlines Grounds 757s for Second Time

American Airlines Grounds 757s for Second Time

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Two days after American Airlines said it had inspected and discovered what caused rows of seats on three different passenger jets to become loose in flight and returned those planes to service, the …

American Airlines Resumes Talks with Pilots After Scares and Delays

American Airlines Resumes Talks with Pilots After Scares and Delays

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Delays and plane maintenance issues have finally led American Airlines management and the pilots’ union back to the bargaining table for the first time in weeks.After a tumultuous week of seats becoming loose, flipp…

American Airlines Suffers Another Safety Scare; Talks to Resume with Pilots

American Airlines Suffers Another Safety Scare; Talks to Resume with Pilots

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Another day, another safety issue has American Airlines under the microscope because of a mid-flight maintenance scare when a plane’s landing-gear jammed after take-off.Flight 1862 from Dallas to St. Louis had to re…

American Airlines IDs Loose-Seat Problem; Most Planes Back in Service

American Airlines IDs Loose-Seat Problem; Most Planes Back in Service

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nearly half of American Airlines’ fleet of Boeing 757s — 47 jets — were taken out of service overnight and Tuesday as the troubled airline tried to make sure that no more of its coach seats came loose in flight, a…

American Airlines Inspecting Planes as Third Loose Seat Incident Reported

American Airlines Inspecting Planes as Third Loose Seat Incident Reported

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — American Airlines tells ABC News it is inspecting eight Boeing 757s in its fleet that recently had new seats installed after another report of loose seats aboard one of its flights surfaced Tuesday morning.The lates…

Two Sets of American Airlines Seats Become Loose in Flight

Two Sets of American Airlines Seats Become Loose in Flight

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Another set of seats came loose on an American Airlines flight Monday, the second such incident in three days on one of the carrier’s flights. There was a similar incident of seats becoming loose, resulting in an em…

American Airlines Flight Diverted over Loose Cabin Seats

American Airlines Flight Diverted over Loose Cabin Seats

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — American Airlines is investigating how and why a row of seats aboard one of its Boeing 757s came loose mid-flight this weekend, forcing an emergency landing in New York City, ABC News has confirmed.The incident, whi…

American Airlines Delays Leave Passengers Waiting

American Airlines Delays Leave Passengers Waiting

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — American Airlines passengers have seen many delays in recent weeks, including a four-hour delay when two flight attendants reportedly argued about a cell phone.One flight attendant went so far as to announce on the…

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