The impact of widespread flight cancellations in Chicago are being felt in North Texas. Southwest Airlines announced Friday that they proactively canceled flights at Chicago-Midway and American Airlines cancelled some1800 flights.
DFW International Airport may finally be back to near-normal flight delays and cancellations on Thursday. Many passengers who were not able to get to their destinations this week are flying out this morning.
Travelers heading out this weekend to start the holidays face some cancellations and flight delays as conditions improve following a Midwest blizzard.
With the East Coast battered by what was Hurricane Sandy, some of the nation’s biggest and busiest airports have been shuttered—with the ripple effects being felt across the globe.
American Airlines says it will cut passenger-carrying capacity by 1-percent in the first half of November as it tries to recover from widespread delays and a spike in cancelations.
There were no planes, and no crews to fly them, just hundreds of upset passengers with no way to get where they were going. It’s how AA gate agents described most of their September.
The union representing pilots for American Airlines sent the strongest message yet to its members Thursday night to immediately stop anything they’re doing to slow down the airline.
After flying in to try to re-start contract negotiations with American Airlines, today the Allied Pilots Assn board of directors walked out of their offices and went home.
American Airlines officials say they want to resume contract negotiations with pilots, but the union wants a written invitation.
American Airlines is doubling down on accusations that recent on-time performance issues are pilot related.
With American Airlines canceling dozens of flights every day, passengers with fall travel plans are confronting an inconvenient question: Should they avoid the nation’s third-largest carrier because labor strife might cause delays and cancelations?
American Airlines pilots deny an intentional slowdown, but they admit they area angry over new, less favorable work rules – which include more work, lower pay, and less sick time.