American Airlines has reported third-quarter pre-tax income of $557 million. However, results were negatively impacted by the continued grounding of the Boeing 737 Max.
Building on their 20-year relationship, American Airlines and the Miami Heat have announced a multiyear partnership for the airline to serve as the team’s official carrier.
American Airlines has said it expects to re-launch flights on the Boeing 737 Max in January. In a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission in the United States, the carrier said it anticipates impending software updates to the aircraft will lead to re-certification “later this year”.
American Airlines is retiring the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 planes. The remaining 26 aircraft are in the process of taking their final flights to Roswell, New Mexico.
American Airlines has unveiled its summer 2020 international schedule, which includes new services to Casablanca, Tel Aviv, Krakow, Budapest and Prague. When American begins service to Morocco next year, it will be the airline’s first entrance into the African continent.
American Airlines Group has confirmed that Priya Aiyar will join the airline as senior vice president and general counsel, succeeding Paul Jones, who retired from American earlier this year.
American Airlines has reported a second quarter 2019 pre-tax profit of $882 million and net profit of $662 million. Excluding net special items, pre-tax profit and net profit rose more than five per cent to $1.1 billion and $810 million, respectively.