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Boosie Blasts American Airlines as Racist After Missing Flight, AA Calls BS

June 10, 2019 |

Boosie labeled American Airlines racist as hell for refusing to let him board his flight … but the airline says the rapper’s got it twisted. ICYMI … the rapper went on a homophobic, profanity-laced rant Sunday … calling AA as a bunch of…

Airlines plead with regulators to settle on a plan for 737 Max’s return

June 1, 2019 |

Airlines are calling on aviation regulators worldwide to work together to get Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max back in the skies and to prevent the regulatory response from splintering and slowing the jet’s return.

As aviation bosses met in South Korea for their biggest gathering since the two recent…

L.A. Times – Business

American Airlines sues unions, accusing workers of slowdown

May 21, 2019 |

American Airlines Group Inc. is accusing its mechanics and their unions of conducting an illegal work slowdown to gain leverage in contract talks, and the airline is asking a federal judge to stop the activity.

The airline says mechanics have caused about 900 cancellations or long delays since…

L.A. Times – Business

Here Are the Main US Airlines, Ranked

May 3, 2019 |

While it always feels like a win to score a cheap plane ticket, price isn’t the only factor that makes an airline desirable. WalletHub looked at the nine biggest domestic airlines, plus three regional carriers, examining four categories: safety; incidents involving animals; in-flight comfort and cost; and baggage, departures, and…

Airlines eye crueler ways of making passengers miserable

April 29, 2019 |

News this week that Delta Air Lines is testing seats that recline even less should be sufficient to confirm airline passengers’ fears that things will only get worse before they get, almost certainly, worse.

But give Delta this much credit: At least they’re still providing seats.

A glimpse of how…

L.A. Times – Business

American Airlines cuts outlook on 737 MAX, sees jets flying again by mid-August

April 26, 2019 |

American Airlines cuts outlook on 737 MAX, sees jets flying again by mid-AugustAmerican, the No. 1 U.S. carrier by passenger traffic, said earlier in April that it was extending the grounding of its twenty-four 737 MAX jetliners until Aug. 19, leading to about 115 daily cancellations during the peak summer travel season. While the cancellations only represent about 2 percent of American’s daily summer flight capacity, the financial impact is disproportionate as revenue during lost while the vast majority of costs remain in place.

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How one of India’s biggest airlines imploded

April 19, 2019 |

Almost 26 years to the day after its first flight, one of India’s biggest airlines has thrown in the towel. – RSS Channel – World

Delta Airlines Adjusts Its Seats—So You Can’t

April 13, 2019 |

Love leaning all the way back on flights? Then you may take exception to a new Delta Airlines move to limit seat recline on its Airbus 320 planes—but the person behind you will likely be happier, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The airline is reducing main-cabin and Comfort+ recline from…

American Airlines flight forced to return to New York airport after striking ‘object’

April 11, 2019 |

A Los Angeles bound American Airlines flight was forced to return to New York after the aircraft struck an “object” upon its departure late Wednesday, officials said.
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One of Europe's Largest Airlines Is Changing Gates for Erdogan

April 7, 2019 |

One of Europe's Largest Airlines Is Changing Gates for ErdoganThe move — a 45-hour sprint slated to end at midnight on Saturday — is a massive undertaking, involving transporting more than 1,000 tons of equipment every hour from the 1950s-era Ataturk hub to the giant new airport, which occupies an area larger than Manhattan. The transfer by Europe’s fifth-largest airline was delayed several times in recent months because of the complexity of starting a facility designed to eventually handle 200 million passengers a year — roughly triple Ataturk’s current traffic. Turkish Airlines plans to wind down services at its old base, with the last flight departing for Singapore at 2 a.m. local time on Saturday.

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