American Airlines: News

06 Feb 2023

India

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

Forbes

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

Texas

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."

21 Jun 2019

Mumbai

Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why

United Airlines has decided to suspend its flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, over safety concerns.

04 Mar 2019

Texas

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

Afghanistan

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

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

India

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.

09 Feb 2017

United Airlines

9/11 mastermind calls Obama "head of the snake"

Self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammad wrote to former President Barack Obama telling him that 9/11 was a direct result of the American foreign policy.

24 Dec 2016

United Airlines

President Obama to demolish visitor registry

The Obama administration is going to dismantle USA's dormant national registry program for visitors from countries with active terrorist groups.

29 Oct 2016

World

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.