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Jet Airways joins other airlines in barring the use of checked-in smart baggage with non-removable batteries
According to Jet Airways, all passengers with bags having a Li-ion battery will need to detach the battery and carry it separately in the cabin baggage.
American Airlines flights in December left pilotless because of glitch in scheduling system
The Allied Pilots Association estimated that more than 15,000 flights from Dec. 17 to 31 were affected by a glitch in the system.
US scrambles fighter jets after Turkish man tries to break into cockpit in Honolulu-bound plane
A 25-year-old man was duct-taped to his seat by fellow passengers after he tried to enter the cockpit of an American Airlines flight, prompting the US to rush fighter jets to intercept the plane, a media report said.
United CEO calls passenger incident epic mistake at congressional hearing
United president Scott Kirby joined Munoz at the hearing, along with top executives of American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
After United Airlines incident, American Airlines staff suspended after row with woman passenger
American Airlines has suspended an employee after a video showed an altercation on one of its planes involving crew, several passengers and a crying woman carrying a young child.
Miami bound American Airlines flight catches fire at Chicago's O'Hare airport before takeoff
The engine of an American Airlines Group Inc jet caught fire seconds from takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort its departure and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes
September 11 attacks: Osama bin Laden's dead but conspiracy theories are still alive
At the Quindecennial anniversary of the infamous attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon just outside Washington, Americans would be forced to revisit and relive the “horror” that they witnessed.
Flight of terror: American Airlines plane makes emergency landing after being struck by lightning; all passengers safe
Nearly 60 people on board an American Airlines flight had a terrifying experience when a lightning struck the plane over New York city, forcing the pilot to divert the aircraft and make an emergency landing at John F Kennedy International Airport.
Sikh, three Muslims kicked off American Airlines flight after appearance made pilot uneasy
A Sikh man along with his four friends, who were kicked out from an American Airlines flight because their appearance made the captain uneasy has filed a USD 9 million lawsuit.
American Airlines flight evacuated after making emergency landing
An American Airlines jet has been evacuated after it made an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport following a report of fumes in the cockpit.
3 flights in 10 days: 'Legroom' wars result in US flights being diverted
In a span of less than ten days, three American flights had to be diverted. And the reason behind these emergency landings is not related to any suspicious activity. Rather, it was because of human emotions going out of control over something as banal as reclining seats. On Monday night, a third flight had to abandon its flight plan and divert because two passengers got into a row over legroom between seats.
Dutch police arrest teen who threatened American Airlines on Twitter
Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.
Passenger deplaned for singing 'I Will Always Love You' non-stop
A passenger was booted off an American Airlines flight en route from Los Angeles to New York Monday when she would not stop singing Whitney Houston's hit "I Will Always Love You".
American Airlines ground flights in US, thousands of passengers stranded
Customers couldn't make reservations or rebook if their flight was cancelled. Passengers described long airport lines and frustration at the lack of information from airline employees.
Boston bombings: Two men speaking Arabic escorted off American Airlines flight
According to a report by FOX 25, two men on board an American Airlines flight, who were not sitting together, were detained by security officials.
American Airlines, US Airways announce merger; deal valued at $11 bn
American Airlines and US Airways Group said they plan to merge to form the world's biggest airline with a combined equity value of $11 billion.
Facebook among the 15 most hated companies in U.S.
Facebook has, over the course of its existence gone on to become one of the most popular platforms there is to help scores of people connect ...
'Can you hear me' enters the jet age
Passengers on certain Virgin Atlantic flights are now able to use their cell phones to make and receive phone calls at 35,000 feet (10,600 meters), the airline announced Tuesday.
The business of flying: Sexy enough, but needs more brains?
Even as airlines around the world continue to lose money, flying has become more popular than ever.
Brace yourself: international air ticket prices likely to soar
In the past year, more than five foreign airlines have withdrawn flights from the Mumbai and Delhi routes, citing high operating costs, including high airport and fuel charges.