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Flight forced to emergency landing for woman’s non-stop singing of Whitney Houston(VIDEO)

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An American Airlines flight  from Los Angeles to New York (JFK) has been forced to make an emergency landing in Kansas City, because a woman did not want to stop singing Whitney Houston’s “I will always love you” song Joe McBride, Kansas City International Airport spokesman, said: ”The woman was being disruptive and was removed from [...]

American Airlines to cut down flights in July

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DALLAS – It has been reported that American Airlines will cut down flights in July. American Airlines says it will reduce flights in July partly because of a shortage of pilots due to more of them calling in sick. The 1 percent reduction in July’s schedule follows a 1.5 percent cutback in June, which was [...]

American Airlines: minus 1,200 jobs

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DALLAS – It has been reported that American Airlines wants to eliminate 1,200 nonunion jobs as it cuts costs while under bankruptcy protection. That pushes the company’s overall job-cut target to 14,200. It announced plans in February to cut 13,000 union pilots, flight attendants and ground workers. American outlined the cuts for many nonunion workers [...]

American Airlines jet delayed due to ‘altercation’

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DALLAS – It has been reported that an American Airlines flight was delayed Friday by an altercation that passengers say started when a flight attendant ranted about the plane crashing. Passengers said several people wrestled the flight attendant into a seat while the plane was still on the ground at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Bethany [...]

Hungarian airline grounds all flights

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BUDAPEST, Hungary – Hungary’s Malev airline says its has ceased operations and grounded all its flights to “minimize damage” after its financial situation became unsustainable. Malev, a member of the Oneworld airline alliance which also includes American Airlines and British Airways, has debts of around 60 billion forints ($270 million, 205 million euros) and has been [...]

American Airlines may cut up to 14,000 jobs

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DALLAS – Labor costs has to be cut by 20 percent and eliminate 12,000 to 14,000 jobs at the third-biggest U.S. airline. American’s top labor-relations executive told employees at a closed-door meeting about the expected job cuts, according to a source familiar with the situation. American and parent AMR Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection back [...]

On an American Airlines flight with a gun, woman arrested

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Police still do not know how this could have been possible.  It has been reported that a woman has been arrested for carrying a gun on to an American Airlines plane at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. An airline spokesman said Wednesday that the plane was headed for the runway when it [...]

American Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy

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FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines and American Eagle’s parent companies are filing for bankruptcy protection. AMR Corp. and AMR Eagle Holding Corp. said Tuesday that they filed voluntary petitions to reorganize, saying it’s in the best interest of the companies and its shareholders.