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American Airlines Files for Bankruptcy

Years of economic instability, rising fuel costs, and mounting labor costs have caught up to American Airlines as it became the last of the major US legacy airlines to file for bankruptcy protection over the last decade the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Boeing Wooing American for Massive Jet Order

According to Reuters, Boeing doesn’t appear to be embracing the idea of a split order with Airbus for American Airlines massive order which could be announced sometime in the next few months. Instead, the world’s second largest plane manufacturer is … Continue reading

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Airline Fares Continue Upward Climb

Most major airlines increased fares by $10 each way this week as fears over increasing oil prices have caused airlines to seek ways to recuperate diminishing profits the Associated Press reports. Airlines have raised prices several times since December, saying … Continue reading

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American Airlines CEO Says Rising Price of Fuel is a “Crisis”

According to CNN, American Airlines CEO Gerard Arpey is more than just a little nervous about rising fuel prices and the overall effect they will have on the airline industry. Using some of the strongest language yet regarding the wild … Continue reading

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International Flights to Haneda Cut Only Weeks After Launch

According to French news agency Agence France-Presse, Delta and American Airlines have both announced that they will temporarily cut most of their flights from the U.S. to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport due to the instability in the area resulting from the … Continue reading

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“The tower is apparently not manned”- Planes Land at Reagan Without Response from Tower

The Washington Post reports that early Wednesday morning, just after midnight, two commercial planes carrying a total of 165 passengers and crew landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C. without getting clearance from the tower. The reason: There wasn’t anyone … Continue reading

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O’Hare Expansion gets Green Light as Airlines and City Compromise

Nearly two months after United and American Airlines sued the city of Chicago to prevent major expansion at O’Hare International Airport, the two sides have reached a compromise that allows the airport to begin construction as negotiations continue the Chicago … Continue reading

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Airlines Cut Capacity to Offset Fuel Increases

With growing political turmoil in the Middle East and rising global demand for oil driving fuel prices rapidly upward, airlines are scaling back their capacity in hopes of keeping profits in the black for 2011 The Wall Street Journal reports. Airlines have, for the … Continue reading

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Chicago Mayor Daley Goes to D.C. to Negotiate O’Hare Expansion

Amidst increasing tension between O’Hare International Airport’s largest airlines, American and United, and the city of Chicago over its proposed expansion plans at the city’s busiest airport, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley met with executives from both airlines today in Washington … Continue reading

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Nearly Forgotten, Old TWA Terminal May Re-Open at JFK

The iconic TWA Flight Center terminal at JFK International Airport in New York, closed since 2001, may re-open as a boutique hotel according to The Wall Street Journal. The TWA Flight Center was opened in 1962 and was known for … Continue reading

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