NEWSNov 29, 2023United and American Take Action Against Chicago O'Hare Airport ExpansionUnited and American Airlines are seeking Mayor Brandon Johnson's intervention to modify O'Hare Airport's expansion plans, which include a new "global terminal" for both domestic and international flights. The project, initially budgeted at $8.7 billion, is now $1.5 billion over budget, prompting the carriers to request a slowdown, scale-back, or potential grounding of the expansion.Read More →
INFORMATIONALNov 27, 2023How Do Airlines Decide Which Aircraft to Use on a Route?It may seem like a simple answer—easy: airlines fly their biggest planes on the routes with the most demand. In some ways, this is true—no doubt airlines would deploy a 737 over a CRJ900 for a route like New York (JFK) to Denver (DEN), given the demand on the route. Demand isn't everything, however. Aircraft range plays a major role as well. Other niche factors play large roles, too, and in this article, we'll explore how airlines decide which aircraft to use on certain routes.Read More →
NEWSOct 08, 2023American Eagle Jet Collides With Shuttle Bus in ChicagoAt least two people have been injured after an American Eagle flight collided with a shuttle bus at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). When the incident occurred, the American Eagle flight, operated by Air Wisconsin, was taxiing for departure to Dayton, Ohio.
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NEWSSep 12, 2023American Airlines Fined $4.1 million in Breach of USDOT RulesMajor US-based carrier American Airlines has been fined 4.1 million US Dollars by the United States Department of Transportation.Read More →
ROUTESAug 23, 2023Qatar Airways Cuts Service to PhiladelphiaQatar Airways has confirmed that it will cease flying to Philadelphia. The action comes as partner American Airlines moved its Doha flight from New York to Philadelphia. In response, the airline increased its New York frequency to thrice daily.Read More →
NEWSAug 20, 2023Airlines Waive Several Fees as Hurricane Hillary Heads for CaliforniaTropical depression Hillary is wreaking havoc on west coast aviation operations with numerous airlines delaying flights. This article also includes airline change policies in regards to the storm and Southern California. Read More →
ROUTESAug 17, 2023American Airlines Announces Massive European ExpansionAmerican Airlines just announced its largest trans-Atlantic expansion since 2019, as outlined in an official press release by the airline. Effective from Summer 2024, the carrier will add three new European destinations and increase services to multiple more cities.Read More →
ROUTESAug 10, 2023American Airlines Will Add Two New Destinations from Phoenix this FebruaryAmerican Airlines will add nonstop flights to two new destinations from its hub at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in February 2024. This will be the first time the airline serves Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) in Tijuana, Mexico and Tri-Cities Airport (PSC) in the Tri-Cities region of southeast Washington state. Read More →
NEWSAug 10, 2023Airlines Rush to Increase Rescue Flights as Maui Wildfires Rage OnKahului Airport (OGG) on the Hawaiian island of Maui is one of the busiest airports in the state. The recent wildfires affecting Maui have unleashed chaos, especially at the airport as droves of people rush to flee the island.Read More →
NEWSJul 29, 2023American Airlines Receives 50th 737 MAXAmerican Airlines has long been one of the world's largest operators of the Boeing 737. At present, the carrier operates over 300 examples of the 737-800 alone. Recently, the carrier inducted its 50th 737 MAX as Boeing slowly reacclimatizes to more aircraft deliveries.
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