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Clement Charpentreau
Envoy Air E-145 skids off Chicago runway during snowstorm

As the heavy snow blanketing Chicago forced airlines to cancel more than a thousand flights, an American Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 skidded off the runway of O’Hare International airport. No injuries were reported....


AeroTime Team
Walsh: Qatar Airways, American Airlines relationship is fun

The relationship between American Airlines and Qatar Airways is “fun‘, says William Walsh, CEO and Executive Director of International Airlines Group (IAG). ...


Clement Charpentreau
American and Southwest postpone Boeing 737 MAX return to service

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have once again postponed the return date for the Boeing 737 MAX. They now expect to see the aircraft take back to the skies in early March 2020....


Ruta Burbaite
American Airlines-GOL partnership to counter Delta-LATAM deal?

After American Airlines’ proposed venture with Chile’s LATAM Airlines Group was stopped in its tracks, in a true soap opera style, the U.S. carrier may once again be courting Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes to counter rival Delta Air Lines’ deal and continue on its South America strategy....


Rytis Beresnevicius
American Airlines anticipates 737 MAX will fly in January 2020

In the latest update, American Airlines provides a preliminary date for their MAX aircraft to return to service:...


Ruta Burbaite
Airbus slapped with 10% tariffs, industry to lose more, it says

Washington is set to make good on its pledge to retaliate on European Union (EU) goods, including aircraft, in the long-running jet subsidy case. Following the penalty award by the World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitrator, the U.S. announced it will slap 10% tariffs on European-made aircraft as well as 25% duties on other industrial and agricultural products from the EU. Airbus together with its U.S. based customers have expressed deep concerns...


Ruta Burbaite
American Airlines mechanic arrested over suspicion of sabotage

A bitter dispute between American Airlines and its mechanics unions has turned ugly. The company’s mechanic has been arrested on September 5, 2019, for allegedly attempting to sabotage a flight with 150 people on board before it was scheduled to take off from the airline’s Miami hub earlier this summer....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Why is the “Mad Dog” MD-80 still barking?

American Airlines have retired their MD-80, but Delta Air Lines still operates them. Why did the Mad Dog bark on for over 30 years, flying through the skies since the 1980s?...


AeroTime Team
American Airlines waves goodbye to its 80s workhorse

American Airlines is retiring its last remaining McDonnell Douglas MD-80 in its fleet. The carrier, which once operated around the third of world’s Super 80 fleet, is now set for the final commercial flight of the aircraft, often called ‘Mad Dog’ or ‘Silver Bullet’, on September 4, 2019.  ...


Gediminas Ziemelis
How your heavy coat can cut airline's profit?

It is a well known fact that aviation business is an expensive pleasure. In order not to lose their space in the market by constantly increasing ticket prices, airlines take a different route and shif...