Airlines are tightening their safety policies after last week’s violent pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol, and ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Jan. 20.
American Airlines has temporarily suspended all alcohol service on flights to and from the Washington D.C.-area following Wednesday’s Capitol riot.
American Airlines said Tuesday that it will ban companion animals gradually by Feb. 1, 2021. It will still allow animals in the cabin free of charge only if they are trained service dogs.
A Boeing 737 Max departed Miami International Airport with 100 passengers aboard Tuesday for the aircraft’s first U.S. commercial flight since two deadly crashes in 2019.
People in the airline industry say it's a good step in changing the course brought on by the pandemic.
The Fort Worth-based airline plans to offer passengers at-home COVID-19 tests to use before flying to any destination in the United States with travel restrictions.
American flew journalists from Dallas to Oklahoma, where crews explained how they are bringing the planes out of storage and making FAA-required changes.
British Airways says it will start testing passengers flying from the U.S. to London's Heathrow Airport for COVID-19 in an effort to persuade the British government it should scrap rules requiring most international travelers to quarantine for 14 days.
Both local carriers, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines, continue to burn through millions of dollar in cash every single day. The airlines are hoping for a much-needed bump in revenue during the holiday season.
The losses are building at U.S. airlines as the coronavirus pandemic cuts into air travel. Southwest lost $1.6 billion in the third quarter while American reported a $2.4 billion loss.
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.