American Airlines is ending service in three cities this fall in response to the industry-wide pilot shortage.
Airlines expect this to be a very busy summer travel season, even though airfares are higher. Travelers should prepare for disruptions, with one of the big reasons being a shortage of pilots.
A federal court ruling voided the Biden administration's travel mask mandate, causing a lot of confusion and tension in the hours over when the mandate actually ends. American, Alaska, Delta, United and Southwest were among the airlines announcing Monday afternoon and evening face masks on board are now optional.
These major airlines are planning to drop mask mandates for its passengers going in and out of LAX.
American and Southwest Airlines moved to cancel flights ahead of the winter storm in North Texas. DART also suspended rail service for the second time in its 40-year history.
There will be no Southwest Airlines flights into and out of Dallas Love Field today. DFW Airport also shut down because of ice on the runway.
More than 2,600 U.S. flights and more than 4,100 worldwide were canceled as of midday Monday, according to tracking service FlightAware.
Airline executives from the four major U.S. carriers -- including North Texas-based American and Southwest Airlines -- testified Wednesday at a Senate committee hearing on oversight of the U.S. airline industry.
Just as the airline industry is beginning to find its stride again, American Airlines announced it's dropping some international destinations from its flight plans next summer.
The CEO of American Airlines is stepping down. The Fort Worth-based airline announced that 59-year-old Doug Parker will retire at the end of March.
The FAA says it has referred more than three-dozen unruly airline passengers to the FBI for potential criminal prosecution so far this year amid a rise in onboard incidents.
The day before Thanksgiving is typically one of the busiest of the year, but there were only a handful of cancelations or delays at both of the North Texas airports on Wednesday.
In an effort to make sure holiday flights are staffed, American Airlines offered extra pay for flight attendants and pilots who work the holidays. But the pilots turned it down.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements released Thursday call for companies with 100 or more employees to be vaccinated by Jan. 4 or be tested weekly.
Brian Hsu, 20, was arrested Monday on federal charges of attacking a flight attendant during a trip from New York bound for Orange County that had to be diverted to Denver.
American canceled more than 300 flights Monday, about 10 percent of its usual schedule. But that was a big improvement over the weekend.
Hundreds of thousands of American Airlines passengers were stuck after the airline cancelled about 2,000 flights across the country this weekend.
American Airlines has canceled more than 800 flights between Friday and Saturday, according to FlightAware.
This week's mid-flight attack on an American Airlines flight attendant is highlighting a continued problem for airlines with no signs of slowing. So far this year, there have been 4, 941 reports of unruly passengers. Nearly 3,600 are due to masking. And investigators have opened more than 900 cases so far this year.
A passenger on an American Airlines flight from New York allegedly attacked a flight attendant over a mask requirement. The flight to Southern California was diverted to Denver.