American Airlines

Passenger Stacy Parry snapped a picture of the darkened second engine. (credit: Stacy Parry/UGC)

Pilots Make Emergency Landing Following Bird Strike On Plane Leaving John Wayne

An American Airlines flight leaving John Wayne Airport Saturday morning had to make an emergency landing after birds struck the plane just after takeoff.


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Flight From Ft. Lauderdale To LAX Diverted To Miami

An American Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Los Angeles was diverted to Miami International Airport Thursday.

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American Airlines Flight Lands Safely At LAX After Reporting Engine Trouble

An American Airlines flight from Hawaii has landed safely in Los Angeles after the pilot reported engine trouble.


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American Airlines Aims To Cut 13,000 Jobs

The parent of American Airlines wants to eliminate about 13,000 jobs — 15 percent of its workforce — as the nation’s third-biggest airline remakes itself under bankruptcy protection.

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LA Tourism Up In 2011

The number of tourists who visited Los Angeles went up in 2011, a 4.2 percent increase over 2010, and those visitors spent an estimated $15.2 billion.


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American Airlines To End Service To Burbank

American Airlines announced Monday it plans to end its operations at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.


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Alec Baldwin Apologizes To Passengers, Slams Airline

Alec Baldwin issued an apology Wednesday to fellow passengers on an American Airlines flight that was delayed by his refusal to stop playing a cellphone game — but stopped short of apologizing to the airline or the flight attendant he later mocked on Twitter.


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American Airlines Issues Statement After Alec Baldwin Is Booted From Flight

American Airlines issued a statement Wednesday, just one day after actor Alec Baldwin was removed from a New York-bound flight at LAX.

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Alec Baldwin’s ‘Addiction’ To Cell Phone App Gets Him Removed From LAX Flight

Actor Alec Baldwin was removed from an American Airlines flight out of Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday afternoon.

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American Airlines Files For Bankruptcy

American Airlines and its affiliate, American Eagle, are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing At LAX

American Airlines flight 10 made an emergency landing Wednesday night shortly after taking off from LAX.


Flight 191 moments before it crashed killing everyone on board. (credit: AP)

3 Decades Later, Victims Of America’s Deadliest Plane Crash Get A Memorial

The crash of American Airlines flight 191 in 1979 was the deadliest in US aviation history. And many of the plane’s victims were from California.

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2 Injured When American Airlines Jetway Collapses At LAX

Two people were injured Wednesday night when a jetway collapsed at Los Angeles International Airport.

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American Airlines Flight From LAX Makes Emergency Landing In Texas

An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Abilene, Texas, late Tuesday night.

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American Airlines Places Unprecedented New Aircraft Order

American Airlines announced Wednesday that it has ordered 460 new planes – the largest new aircraft order in aviation history.

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