American Airlines has detailed plans to cut as many as 5,000 positions from among its 17,000 management and support staff in the coming months. The figure is on top of almost 39,000 staff who have taken voluntary leave or early retirement in recent weeks.
Qatar Airways has launched the first stage of a strategic partnership with American Airlines, with the Middle Eastern carrier placing its code on domestic flights in the United States.
American Airlines has revealed plans to retire some older, less fuel-efficient aircraft from its fleet in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the planes that will be taking-off on their final journeys in January
American Airlines has reported a first-quarter net loss of $2.2 billion, or $5.26 per share. “Never before has our airline, or our industry, faced such a significant challenge,” said American Airlines chief executive, Doug Parker.
American Airlines chief executive, Doug Parker, has offered passengers an update on what the airline is doing to care for team members and the communities its serves in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a video shared with team members, American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker discusses how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security act is expected to shape the response to Covid-19.
American Airlines is utilising its currently grounded passenger aircraft to move cargo between the United States and Europe. The first cargo-only flight departs from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport today, headed for Frankfurt Airport.
American Airlines has begun to implement a phased suspension of long-haul international flights from the United States. The suspension, which will see capacity fall by up to 75 per cent when compared to last year, will last through May 6th.
Due to the reduction in demand, American Airlines is suspending operations to Incheon International Airport, Seoul, from Dallas-Fort Worth.
American Airlines will invest $550 million at its base maintenance facility in Tulsa. The facility It is American’s largest base and is an integral part of operating the carrier’s fleet of nearly 1,000 mainline aircraft safely.
American Airlines has renewed its codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a fellow member of the oneworld alliance. The move comes just over two years after the pair very publicly fell out in a row over government subsidies.
American Airlines and Gol have signed a new reciprocal codeshare agreement, giving customers access to 20 new destinations in South America.