American Airlines gave more proof Thursday of the recovery in air travel, posting a better-than-expected profit for the fourth quarter, while Southwest Airlines lost money because of massive flight cancellations last month.
Some American Airlines flight attendants hit the picket line at DFW Airport to demand pay raises.
AA Flight 2990 was arriving from Dallas-Forth Worth to Boise, Idaho, when it went off the runway during landing.
Columbus, Georgia; Del Rio, Texas; and Long Beach, California will lose American Airlines service this spring.
Americans Airlines disagreed with the department's findings.
"We’re doing our part to help get people where they need to be and we’re putting a cap on fares for select cities," American Airlines said.
American Airlines is expanding its presence at DFW Airport. The North Texas-based carrier announced the addition of a daily nonstop flight to Auckland, New Zealand during season.
The Fort Worth-based airline says it posted $13.5 billion in revenue in Q3, despite flying nearly 10% less than the same time in 2019.
The airline coalition Oneworld Alliance is moving its global headquarters from New York to Fort Worth.
The U.S. Department of Transportation ordered airlines to do better by their customers, but the pilots union at Fort Worth-based American Airlines said the staffing shortage is still a crisis.
The American Airlines flight was meant to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Black woman to earn a pilot's license, Bessie Coleman.
American Airlines is soaring back into profitability, but the number of flights still fails to meet customer demand.
American Airlines earned $476 million in the second quarter on record revenue from summer travelers and said Thursday that it expects to remain profitable in the third quarter.
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.