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  • American Airlines Aims to Cut 13,000 Jobs

    February 2, 2012 8:52 AM

    The parent of American Airlines wants to eliminate about 13,000 jobs - 15 percent of its workforce - as the nation's third-biggest airline remakes itself under bankruptcy protection. The company proposes to end its traditional pension plans, a move strongly opposed by the airline's unions and the U.S. pension-insurance agency,... more »
  • Airlines lose $1.7 Billion From Volcano Ash :Blame Game Begins

    April 21, 2010 9:37 AM

    Airlines lost at least $1.7 billion in revenue during the volcanic ash crisis, an industry group said Wednesday as the debate heated up over European governments' handling of a week of airspace closures. Planes were flying into all of Europe's top airports - London's Heathrow, Paris' Charles de Gaulle and... more »
  • United Airlines flight delayed by Saints parade

    February 11, 2010 1:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Close to 100 passengers on a United Airlines flight spent an extra night in New Orleans because of heavy traffic as a result of the parade honoring the Super Bowl-winning Saints, the airline said Wednesday. The flight to Los Angeles was supposed to leave at 7:18... more »
  • Plane overshoots Jamaica runway; more than 40 hurt

    December 23, 2009 1:37 PM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - An American Airlines flight carrying 154 people skidded across a Jamaican runway in heavy rain, bouncing across the tarmac and injuring more than 40 people before it stopped just short of the Caribbean Sea, officials and witnesses said. Panicked passengers screamed and baggage burst from... more »

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