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Unexpected storms diverted 100 American Airlines flights and sparked hundreds of cancellations | Transports

Severe thunderstorms around Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday caused 100 American Airlines flight diversions and led to hundreds of cancellations that extended into Thursday’s schedule. More than 300 American Airlines flights had been canceled by midday Thursday, or 9% of its schedule, according to flight tracking site FlightAware. A total of about 650 US …

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NYC schools official banned from American Airlines flight after speaking up about delay

A beloved New York City educator says she was banned from an American Airlines flight after she spoke up about a four-hour delay – all because a staffer took issue with her “tone.” Kyleema Norman, a deputy superintendent at the Department of Education, was meant to travel to Granada on Sunday. But the trip – …

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Airline takes infant’s first-class seat and puts him in lap

A row of American Airlines jets sit on the tarmac, as seen from the seventh-floor roof of the hourly parking structure at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Friday morning, July 1, 2022. Arthur H. Trickett-Wile atrickett-wile @ charlotteobserver WILLOW SPRING For his infant son’s first flight, Timothy Ketcham took the extra steps, for both comfort …

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American Airlines CFO Speaks on Fixing Balance Sheet Post-Pandemic – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Derek Kerr might have the hardest job in the airline business. Kerr is the chief financial officer of American Airlines, and his task is to fix a balance sheet that has been battered by borrowing needed to survive the pandemic. American has the most debt among all US airlines, more than $ 36 billion. The …

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Family explains ‘anxious’ flight after emergency landing in Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KDVR) — Daniel Perkins and his 12-year-old daughter were expecting to fly to Salt Lake City Saturday night until multiple delays and a mechanical issue landed the duo in Grand Junction. Perkins told FOX31, on the hour and nearly 50-minute flight, they ended up having engine failure forcing an emergency landing in …

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2 Black Muslims Sue Alaska Airlines After Being Kicked Off Plane

Photo: Philip Pilosian (Shutterstock) Two Black Muslim men are suing Alaska Airlines for being kicked off their flight in 2020. The incident came about after a passenger complained about them speaking and texting in Arabic, per NBC News. In reality, the passenger was probably projecting their racial bias onto them and assumed the two were …

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American Airlines Education Foundation Makes Higher Education More Affordable for Children of Team Members

Published 7 hours ago Submitted by American Airlines In its largest donation ever, the foundation awards more than $ 1.2 million in scholarship funds 452 students in eight countries received a scholarship from the American Airlines Education Foundation. 107 scholarship winners are first-generation college students. FORT WORTH, Texas, August 4, 2022 / CSRwire / – …

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Canceled flights: DOT proposes airline refund rule

The Department of Transportation proposed new regulations that would force airlines to issue more refunds to passengers for flight disruptions. Wilfredo Lee AP After a summer plagued by airline delays and cancellations, travelers might get expanded access to plane ticket refunds soon. The United States Department of Transportation announced a new set of proposed rules …

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American Airlines changes family’s flight to another country without consent, asks them to pay $30K, passenger says

A family alleges American Airlines tried to force them to pay roughly $30,000 to change their itinerary after the airline switched the family’s return ticket to leave from an airport in another country, according to a complaint filed by the family with the Department of Transportation and American Airlines . Sam Taussig also claims his …

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Airlines Suffered ‘Public Relations Disaster’ But Earnings Look Good

Travelers pass through Salt Lake City International Airport on June 30, as July 4th travel begins. … [+] (Photo by Rick Bowmer) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved Oil prices are high, summer thunderstorms are abundant, US airlines’ operations are impaired, and the transportation secretary is busy grandstanding, often at the airline industry’s …

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