American Airlines (AA) and Japan Airlines (JAL) have applied for antitrust immunity with the Department of Transportation in the USA – with the hope of “forging a closer business relationship”. It is hoped eventual acceptance of the proposal will allow the airlines to implement a Joint Business Agreement (JBA), governing the operation of their flights between North America and Asia.
American Airlines said today, as part of its efforts to streamline processes and the customer experience during flight departure, it is placing greater focus on its existing Confirmed Flight Change service
American Airlines today announced that it is pleased Japan Airlines (JAL) will continue and expand its successful relationship with American and the oneworld® Alliance.
Japan Airlines is to maintain its business relationship with American Airlines and the oneworld alliance after it emerges from state-sponsored restructuring, spurning a rival offer to tie-up with Delta Airlines and the SkyTeam alliance.
Today, Japan Airlines (JAL) announced the decision to strengthen its partnership with American Airlines.
American Airlines said today it is adding additional flights into, and out of, both Miami and Fort Lauderdale to accommodate extra demand for travel to and from the Super Bowl in Miami on Feb. 7.
American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) today unveiled its redesigned Business ExtrAA® program, which allows nearly all cargo customers to earn travel awards for booking cargo shipments.
American Airlines has officially joined Delta, Continental and United Airlines, revealing it is increasing its baggage fees for checked luggage with the new prices going into effect with tickets bought February 1, 2010.
In an effort to ensure all customers’ bags are accommodated on their scheduled flight, American Airlines said today it will impose a 30-day bag embargo on all excess, oversize, and overweight baggage on flights to Santo Domingo, Santiago and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic.
Virgin Atlantic has renewed its call to US regulators to deny the proposed venture between British Airways and American Airlines, arguing it will stiffle competition and lead to prices hikes on transatlantic routes.
Dozens of passengers have been injured after an American Airlines jet overshot the runway in Jamaica whilst trying to land in heavy rain. The fuselage of the Boeing 737-800 broke in two pieces on impact, however there are no initial reports of fatalities.
British Airways and American Airlines have been dealt a bitter blow by the U.S. Department of Justice, which has ruled that their proposed tie-up would result in “competitive harm” and lead to transatlantic fares rising by as much as 15 percent. It has recommended major concessions in return for granting anti-trust immunity.