American Airlines

  • Woman tweets she's from the Al Qaida, planning 'something big', backtracks after joke bombs and airlines threatens action 14-04-2014 02:42 PM

    Samir Mezrahi, senior editor at Buzzfeed, on Sunday tweeted a screengrab of a Twitter interaction between a user @queendemetriax_ (the account has been deleted since) and American Airline (@AmericanAir) that has created quite an uproar online. The story played out like this. The user tweeted a joke "hello my name's...
  • Some of the worst air crashes in the last 30 years 08-03-2014 12:30 PM

    Some of the worst air crashes in the last 30 years 2010 - Air India Express Flight 812 crash at Mangalore airport - Dubai to Mangalore bound plane crashed on 22 May 2010, overshot the runway on landing, fell over a cliff and caught fire, spreading wreckage across the surrounding...
  • Passenger thrown out of the plane for singing non-stop 14-05-2013 11:40 AM

    Washington: A passenger was booted off an American Airlines flight en route from Los Angeles to New York Monday when she would not stop singing Whitney Houston's hit 'I Will Always Love You'. The plane's pilot made an unscheduled stop in Kansas City about halfway through the six-hour flight after...
  • Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights 29-10-2012 07:08 AM

    New York: Airlines hastily canceled flights in the Northeast Sunday as Hurricane Sandy moved up the coast. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least two days in a key region for both domestic and international flights. Major carriers such as American Airlines,...
  • American Airlines files for bankruptcy 30-11-2011 08:37 AM

    Washington: American Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday to cut labor costs in the face of high fuel prices and dampened travel demand, capping a prolonged descent for what was once the largest US carrier. AMR Corp, the parent of American Airlines, also filed for bankruptcy and replaced its...
  • Kingfisher, American Airlines ink frequent flier pact 03-11-2011 02:13 PM

    Bangalore: Kingfisher Airlines on Thursday said it has signed a comprehensive frequent flier agreement with American Airlines. Kingfisher Airlines is a member-elect of the world's leading quality airline alliance, oneworld, of which American Airlines is a founder member. As a result of this agreement, which covers the entire route network...
  • Rajat Gupta quits from 3 corporate boards 08-03-2011 12:26 PM

    Boston: Indian-American Rajat Gupta, the former McKinsey head accused of passing insider tips to Galleon Group's billionaire hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, has resigned from three corporate boards, including American Airlines. In a filing to US market regulator Securities and Exchange Commission, AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines,...
  • Hijack threat halts American Airlines flight 20-08-2010 01:33 PM

    San Francisco: A hijack threat halted an American Airlines flight just before takeoff, leaving the New York-bound jet sitting on the tarmac for several hours while it was searched and passengers were removed for extra scrutiny. The FBI later determined that the telephoned threat wasn't credible, but in the wake...