After more than 75 years of flying, the end is near for US Airways. American Airlines plans to shut down the venerable carrier over a 90-day stretch that could begin as soon as July.
American Airlines reported Monday that there were more empty seats on their planes. The average flight was 81.6 percent full last month, down from 82.9 percent a year ago.
History was made at DFW Airport this morning; the American Airlines Dreamliner made its debut launch. Selling out all 228 seats, this special Boeing 787 – nicknamed the “plane of the future” – made its first trip to Chicago.
American Airlines has a big and shiny new plane, and it departed for the first time from DFW International Airport on Thursday morning.
American Airlines is making final preparations to begin flying its newest plane, the Boeing 787, next week.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had net income of $1.30 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and pretax expenses, came to $1.73 per share.
The CEO of American Airlines received compensation valued at $12.3 million last year and will stop drawing a salary and instead be paid entirely in company stock.
American Airlines is marking a merger milestone, and US Airways is one step closer toward extinction. The FAA has granted the two airlines the authority to operate as one carrier.
S&P Dow Jones Indices says that American Airlines Group will soon be joining the S&P 500 index.
American Airlines says it will combine its frequent-flier program with that of US Airways within the next 30 days.
American Airlines says traffic is down slightly from a year ago, but the airline trimmed capacity so there are fewer empty seats.
The American Airlines Center has announced its partnership with the parking website, ParkHub.com.