It’s been a lot of back and forth in D.C. this week over the multi-billion dollar aid package, a package airline worker unions say they desperately need right now.
October 1 was the day the aviation industry has dreaded for months. CARES Act money prevented airlines from furloughing workers, but now 32,000 employees at American Airlines and United Airlines will be affected.
Financial aid from the CARES Act for the airline industry runs out at midnight Wednesday, and furloughs could be on the way.
Airlines are pushing out throwback promotions in an attempt to get more people on planes.
A spokesperson with American Airlines confirmed the incident, saying that the customer traveling on American Airlines flight 1024 “refused to comply with our face covering requirement while on board.”
American Airlines is preparing to furlough tens of thousands of workers if Congress does not approve another loan package.
American Airlines says employees can wear pins supporting Black Lives Matter. The airline is calling it a matter of equality, not politics.
Travelers will see fewer flight options next month as airlines cut flights and furlough workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fort Worth-based American Airlines and Delta Airlines are following United's lead by eliminating most change fees.
Fort Worth-based American Airlines will drop flights to 15 smaller U.S. cities in October when a federal requirement to serve those communities ends.
The policy applies to tickets that are purchased by Sept. 30, 2020.
American Airlines has a deal with its pilots’ union to limit job losses.
Airline demand will likely slip again this fall as states tighten up re-opening phases.
“We hate taking this step, as we know the impact is has on our hardworking team members,” said Doug Parker and Robert Isom in a statement.
The government’s top experts in infectious diseases on Tuesday criticized American Airlines' decision to pack flights full while the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow across much of the United States.
American Airlines will start booking flights to full capacity this week, ending any effort to promote social distancing on its planes while the United States sets records for new reported cases of the coronavirus.
With more people feeling comfortable enough to fly again, many airlines are making masks a requirement for everyone on board.
One of the largest employers in North Texas is reducing its workforce from the top down.
A recent video on Twitter depicting a packed American Airlines flight might lead some to believe it was filmed before the coronavirus pandemic. But the video was taken on a May 17 flight by a passenger who said she “never felt so unsafe,” in her life.
Airlines were big beneficiaries of the stimulus bill signed by the Senate.