Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s leading long-haul airlines, today highlighted the contradictions and lack of consumer benefits in BA and American Airline’s proposals to effectively merge.
When American Airlines Flight 63 departs Paris for Miami at 10 a.m. local time on Thursday, June 11, it will embark upon a journey that aims to prove that trans-Atlantic flights can be operated a bit greener and leaner.
American Airlines will award $14 million to approximately 72,000 frontline employees - or an average of about $200 per eligible employee - for helping the company achieve certain customer satisfaction goals during the first quarter of 2009. The incentive award will appear in employees’ May 15 paychecks.
American Airlines has launched new daily nonstop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Madrid, Spain (MAD). American is flying the route with its 225-seat Boeing 767-300 widebody aircraft in a two-class configuration.
Airlines are flying some nearly empty planes from the United States to Mexico, a strong indication that swine flu concerns are keeping travelers at home. Continental Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways offer the most services to Mexico from the US and they are all seeing big falls in demand.
As a way to increase awareness of the 10-member alliance, American Airlines has rolled out a Boeing 777 aircraft sporting a special oneworld® Alliance exterior paint design - the first of four aircraft to receive such treatment in the coming months.
AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, has reported heavy net losses for the first quarter amid shrinking demand for air travel.The group said its net loss for the first quarter rose to $375m from $341m in the same period a year ago. Revenues fell 15 percent to $4.8bn due to reduced capacity, passenger and cargo figures, as well as lower fares.
American Airlines has taken a step towards rolling out onboard Wi-Fi by successfully completing trial stages on Gogo Inflight technology. The US carrier said it will install the technology on more than 300 domestic aircraft over the next two years.
American Airlines has this week announced completion of extensive renovations to its largest Admirals Club lounge at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Enhancements to the club located in the crosswalk between gates H6 and K6, provide visitors more than 32,000 square feet of space to relax, conduct business prior to boarding a flight, or rest before exploring the Windy City’s many offerings.
As part of its continued commitment to environmentally responsible business practices, American Airlines has announced its participation in the Climate Leaders program of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), becoming the first major passenger airline to join the program.
American Airlines has announced its participation in the Climate Leaders program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of its “continued commitment to environmentally-responsible business practices”. American is the first major passenger airline to join the program.
American Airlines has entered into an interline ticket and baggage agreement with GOL.