American Airlines has launched a codeshare agreement with Cathay Dragon, adding service to four new destinations and increased service to three existing markets in south-east Asia.
The MD-80, also known as the Super 80, was the workhorse of the airline’s fleet throughout the 1980s and beyond, providing customers and team members with heartfelt memories on adventures ranging from family holidays to key business trips.
American Airlines has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections to Santo Domingo from its hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth and Charlotte Douglas in the United States.
American Airlines has confirmed it now expects the Boeing 737 Max to remain grounded until at least September 3rd. The FAA is currently working with manufacturer Boeing to certify software upgrades to the 737 Max following two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
American Airlines and Qantas have welcomed the United States department of transportation’s tentative approval of the carriers’ joint business.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal at the airport. The plans call for the airport to invest up to $3 to $3.5 billion in terminal improvements, including the construction of Terminal F and enhancements to Terminal C.
At the same time, joint business partner British Airways is increasing its flight schedule from London to American’s 400-flight-a-day hub in Philadelphia.
American Airlines has started scheduled flights with the first of its 100 new Airbus A321neo aircraft. The first flight was American 682 from Phoenix to Orlando, Florida.