American Airlines pilots seek more 737 Max training after Lion Air crash

World Nov 30, 2018

American Airlines pilots seek more 737 Max training after Lion Air crash

American Airlines Group Inc. pilots want the carrier to offer more training on Boeing Co.'s 737 Max to better understand new anti-stall software, after a preliminary report on an Indonesia plane crash suggested that aircraft malfunctions left aviators overwhelmed. The Allied Pilots Association made the ...

American offers to back Ryanair pilots' bid to unionize

Business Oct 4, 2017

American offers to back Ryanair pilots' bid to unionize

Ryanair Holdings PLC pilots campaigning for unionization amid a staffing crisis that's led to the cancellation of 20,000 flights have been offered financial backing from American Airlines Group Inc.'s cockpit-crew association. The Allied Pilots Association has offered to support Ryanair crews in forming a union ...

Business / Corporate Nov 6, 2015

American Airlines to start LAX-Haneda flights in February

American Airlines Inc. announced Thursday that it will offer daily, nonstop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo starting Feb. 11, returning to Haneda airport after a lapse of more than two years. "It's important for our customers to have direct access to Tokyo Haneda," chief ...

World Oct 6, 2015

American Airlines captain falls ill in flight, dies

An American Airlines Group Inc. captain died after falling ill during a Phoenix-to-Boston flight, forcing the first officer to divert the plane to Syracuse, New York. A nurse on board attempted to revive the pilot, who suffered from an unknown illness, American spokesman Ross Feinstein ...

Business Jun 19, 2015

Delta surrenders Seattle-Haneda route; AA to use slot for LAX

After beating American Airlines for the right to keep flying to Tokyo's close-in airport, Delta Air Lines Inc. will give up the Seattle-to-Haneda route because it says the U.S. government's terms are too onerous. The government said in March that Delta could retain its Haneda ...