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American’s Battle With Mechanics Could Become the Most “Vicious Strike Action..the Likes of Which You’ve Never Seen”

The Transportation Workers Union has posted a piece of video from Tuesday's LaGuardia airport employee question and answer session with American's President Robert Isom, where the union President goes off on an extended rant. He declares that the situation may "erupt[..] into the bloodiest ugliest battle that the United States labor movement ever saw that's what's gonna happen" and suggests that "if we ever get to the point where there's self-help we are gonna engage in absolutely vicious strike...
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American Airlines CEO reveals the most important lesson he learned from the legendary founder of Southwest Airlines (AAL)

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker says the art of listening is an integral skillset for business leaders. It's a lesson Parker learned by watching the late Herb Kelleher, founder and former CEO of Southwest Airlines. According to Parker, listening is a skill that some business leaders may find to be counter to their natural inclinations because they feel the need to be the person who is talking and giving direction. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. American Airlines is the ...


Pilots union to Boeing: 'Inexcusable' to blame pilots for 737 Max crashes

The spokesman for American Airlines' pilots union called Boeing's insinuation that foreign pilots were to blame for the crashes involving 737 Max jets "inexcusable" and said AA pilots made several suggestions to Boeing to fix the 737 Max's systems before the second plane crash.


Travel News: May 23, 2019

Abercrombie & Kent Creates New Inspiring Expeditions Trips Luxury Travel Advisor Geoffrey Kent and his team at Abercrombie & Kent have created two new Inspiring Expeditions: Ethiopia by Air: Danakil & Beyond and Carnival & Cariocas. On Ethiopia by Air: Danakil & Beyond (Oct 4-13, 2019), using a helicopter, travelers can fly down to the destination’s sights, including the remote and rarely-visited Danakil Depression with a glowing lava lake and Sulphur-yellow salt flats.   Disney World offers pa...
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553 Museum of Flight

From the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington: the CEO of the museum, the curator for space history, and the director of collections. In the news, maybe one pilot for the Boeing NMA, airline deals in Canada, Michael O’Leary sees more European airline failures, a cryogenic hydrogen fuel cell, an app for getting bumped, United promotes women artists, U.S. fighters get special paint jobs, and an Air Force aggressor squadron with F-35A’s. The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. Photo ...
Tags: Episodes, Air transat, American Airlines, Boeing, F-16, Fuel Cells, Museum of Flight, NASA, Ryanair, United Airlines, USAF, WestJet


American Airlines cuts bag fees for some sports, music gear

American Airlines says it's cutting the cost of checking oversized sporting gear and musical instruments on flights.
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American Airlines Taking its Mechanics to Court Over Work Slowdown Affecting 125,000 Customers

American Airlines has gone for an injunction against their mechanics’ union, accusing them of a work slowdown leading to “650 flight cancellations and more than 1500 maintenance delays” affecting 125,000 customers, according to a letter sent to employees. They contend that the degree of issues they’ve faced would be “one-in-one billion” if left to chance rather than the result of “concerted activity.” Continue reading American Airlines Taking its Mechanics to Court Over Work Slowdown Affecting 1...
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American just made it cheaper to travel with bikes, surfboards, skis and tubas

American Airlines will now charge standard checked bag fees for items including bikes, surfboards and skis.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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American Airlines blames mechanics for 2,200 flight delays, cancellations, warns of summer travel trouble

American Airlines says a slowdown by mechanics led to nearly 2,200 flight cancellations, delays since February and has intensified.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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American Airlines asks court to block disruptive 'slowdown' by mechanics unions

American Airlines Group Inc has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, asking the court to halt what it called an illegal slowdown that it said on Monday threatened to disrupt U.S. summer travel.
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What Is a Reward Point Worth? It Depends

Some 2.75 trillion points and miles are earned each year, with many more options on where to spend them. Airline tickets and hotel rooms may be the best choices.
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Hyatt and American Airlines Partnership Now in Effect — Starting With Fast Track Elite Status

If World of Hyatt and AAdvantage are your favorite frequent travel loyalty programs, you are in luck: you now have more ways to earn miles, points and elite level status when you fly as a passenger with American Airlines or stay as a guest at hotel and resort properties within the global brand portfolio of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, as the joint partnership between the frequent travel loyalty programs of the two companies is now in effect. This collaboration between the two companies creates a re...
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Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed.

The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes.
Tags: News, Pilots, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air, Boeing Company, Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters


Volunteer Your Seat (and Get Paid For It) Using American Airlines App

If you’re flying American Airlines now it might pay to check in to your flight early—literally.Read more...
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Rumor: American Airlines Considering Bringing Back Seatback Entertainment for Domestic Fleet

The leaks coming out of American recently largely seem to be about making positive investments for customers and improving the travel experience. That's certainly a departure from what we've seen over the past few years. Continue reading Rumor: American Airlines Considering Bringing Back Seatback Entertainment for Domestic Fleet...
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Kidney donation saves life of baseball legend

Moments after American Airlines Flight 11 struck the World Trade Center North Tower on September 11, 2001, Officer Brian Cooney answered the call of duty.
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Travel News: May 17, 2019

Taco Bell is Opening a Hotel in Palm Springs This Summer Travel Pulse Today, Taco Bell announced that they’re bringing a “Tacoasis” to one of California’s most popular getaways, Palm Springs. The fast-food giant is launching a limited time property called, The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort, that will infuse all the things you love about tacos with hospitality.   American Airlines opens Flagship Lounge at DFW Travel Weekly American Airlines’ newest Flagship Lounge is now operating at Dallas...
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Boeing has finished the software update to fix the grounded 737 Max that was involved in 2 fatal crashes (BA)

Boeing announced on Thursday that it has finished development work on the software fix for the grounded 737 Max aircraft. The company is now working with the FAA to schedule certification test flights and submit its final certification documents.  All 371 Boeing 737 Max airliners in service have been grounded since March 13 after the deadly crashes of Lion Air Flight JT610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Boeing announced on Thursday tha...
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Boeing has finished the software update to fix the grounded 737 Max that was involved in two fatal crashes (BA)

Boeing announced on Thursday that it has finished development work on the software fix for the grounded 737 Max airliner. The company is now working with the FAA to schedule certification test flights and to submit its final certification documents.  All 371 Boeing 737 Max airliners in service have been grounded since March 13 following the deadly crashes of Lion Air Flight JT610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Boeing announced on Thurs...
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A vintage ad invites the question: When was the last time that you trusted an airline?

While you’re planning for Cannes next month you may want to ponder that, along with this 1967 American Airlines ad aimed at business travelers. It must have seemed refreshing in the day to admit that flyers had trust issues with carriers—and to illustrate that so boldly with this cartoonish man clinging suspiciously to his suitcase. It seems he has a fear of checking. How quaint. Read on and you find out he’s not leery that his bag will end up in Australia and he in Atlanta, nor that someone’s...
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American Airlines Pilots Confronted Boeing About Safety Issues Before Ethiopia Crash

The American Airlines pilots union confronted Boeing over possible safety issues in the 737 Max prior to the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash in March, audio recordings from a November 2018 closed-door meeting between the pilots and Boeing executives reveal. The airline’s pilots union urged Boeing officials to make a fix to the planes during a…
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Pilots confronted Boeing about 737 Max before 2nd crash

Just months before a second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max airplane, American Airlines pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about a computerized anti-stall system that preliminary reports have now implicated in both deadly wrecks, audio obtained by CBS News reveals.
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Audio reveals pilots confronting Boeing about 737 Max before 2nd crash

Just months before a second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max airplane, American Airlines pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about a computerized anti-stall system that preliminary reports have now implicated in both deadly wrecks, audio obtained by CBS News reveals.
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Pilots slammed Boeing before 2nd deadly 737 Max crash

Just months before a second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max airplane, American Airlines pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about a computerized anti-stall system that preliminary reports have now implicated in both deadly wrecks, audio obtained by CBS News reveals.
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Pilots confronted Boeing before 2nd 737 Max crash

Just months before a second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max airplane, American Airlines pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about a computerized anti-stall system that preliminary reports have now implicated in both deadly wrecks, audio obtained by CBS News reveals.
Tags: News, Cbs News, Stories, Boeing, American Airlines


'We flat out deserve to know what is on our airplanes,' a pilot is heard saying in audio obtained by CBS News

Just months before a second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max airplane, American Airlines pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about a computerized anti-stall system that preliminary reports have now implicated in both deadly wrecks, audio obtained by CBS News reveals.
Tags: News, Cbs News, Stories, Boeing, American Airlines


Audio reveals pilots angrily confronting Boeing about 737 Max feature before second deadly crash

Just months before a second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max airplane, American Airlines pilots angrily confronted a Boeing official about a computerized anti-stall system that preliminary reports have now implicated in both deadly wrecks, audio obtained by CBS News reveals.
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Pilots 'raised Boeing safety fears' months before Ethiopia crash

American Airlines pilots reportedly raised concerns months before the second deadly 737 Max crash.
Tags: News, Ethiopia, Boeing, American Airlines


Pilots confronted Boeing over 737 Max concerns

New audio reveals American Airlines pilots confronted Boeing about safety features on the 737 Max following the October 2018 Lion Air crash.
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Create a Sense of Urgency

When I first started selling asphalt repair services door-to-door, I heard one response an awful lot: “Let me think about it!” In fact, I heard this so often it became tiresome after a while. I could speak with 100 people in an evening and 99 of them would say, “Let me think about it!” The people were pleasant enough and understood the advantages of what I was selling, but they all wanted time to think about it before committing to the purchase. That is how most of us react when we are confronte...
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