American Airlines: News

29 Apr 2024


101-year-old woman repeatedly mistaken for infant by American Airlines

A 101-year-old woman named Patricia has been repeatedly mistaken for an infant by the booking system of American Airlines due to a computational error.

27 Jul 2023

Travel And Tourism

Skiplagging: The travel hack airlines hate and travelers love

Instead of booking an expensive nonstop flight to your desired destination, you find a cheaper flight with a layover in the same city.

05 Mar 2023


Drunk student urinates on New York-Delhi American Airlines flight: Report

A drunk student on a New York-Delhi American Airlines flight urinated on a co-passenger, reported PTI.

06 Feb 2023


Cancer patient reportedly deplaned for seeking help with handbag

A female cancer patient was allegedly offloaded from a New York City-bound flight of American Airlines at Delhi airport after she asked for assistance from a flight attendant to keep her handbag in the overhead cabin.

86-year-old recognized as world's longest-serving flight attendant

Recently, an 86-year-old American woman was recognized as the longest-serving and oldest flight attendant in the world by the Guinness World Records.

19 Jul 2020


FBI is using a travel company for global surveillance: Report

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) employs a range of tools and databases to de-anonymize and track criminal suspects.

10 Jul 2019


American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight

A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."

04 Mar 2019


American Airlines kicks off mom and baby over skin condition

In a shocking incident, American Airlines kicked off a mother and her baby from its flight last week after seeing a "strange rash"; when in reality, the duo was suffering from a rare genetic skin disorder called Ichthyosis.

06 Aug 2018


Hamza bin Laden marries 9/11 hijacker's daughter: Family

Hamza bin Laden, son of top terrorist Osama bin Laden, has married the daughter of Mohammed Atta, one of the main hijackers in the 9/11 attack, his family has said.

18 Dec 2017


Atlanta: World's busiest airport suffers power outage, 1,000 flights canceled

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson international airport was partially shut down because of a power cut, affecting an estimated 30,000 travelers.

12 Jun 2017


Air India staff: no salad, less magazines to save airlines

According to reports, Air India is on the last leg of its journey with the NDA government making it a priority to get rid of the deadweight that is eating into profits. But it is not the end unless its finally over.

01 May 2017

United Airlines

Delta pilot captured on camera hitting woman passenger

Amid rising sentiment against airlines' insensitive handling of passengers, Delta Air Lines has come under fire after a pilot was captured on camera hitting a woman-passenger.

10 Feb 2017

United Airlines

President Trump meets with airline CEOs

President Trump is scheduled to meet with CEOs of Delta Airlines and United Airlines.

29 Oct 2016


American Airlines engine catches fire in Chicago

The engine of an American Airlines jet bound for Miami caught fire as the aircraft was about to take off from the Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.