American Airlines drops some New York flights due to pilot shortage

( NYPost.com ) Texas-based American Airlines will be cancelling flights to Ithaca and Islip, New York, as well as Toledo, Ohio, in September, blaming a lack of pilots, according to local reports. “In response to the regional pilot shortage affecting the airline industry, American Airlines has made the difficult decision to end service,” American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Koos told the Dallas Morning News. “We’re extremely grateful for the care … Continue reading American Airlines drops some New York flights due to pilot shortage

SAY WHAT!! Woman duct-taped aboard American Airlines flight faces record $82K FAA fine

A woman who was duct-taped to her seat aboard an American Airlines plane after she allegedly attacked the crew and tried to open the door midflight faces a whopping $81,950 fine — the largest handed out by the Federal Aviation Administration to date. The passenger took off to viral video infamy when she was captured bound to her seat on Flight 1774 from Dallas to Charlotte, North … Continue reading SAY WHAT!! Woman duct-taped aboard American Airlines flight faces record $82K FAA fine

3 major US airlines will not mandate shots for their unvaccinated workers

CNN.com (CNN) — The CEOs of Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines say they are not requiring unvaccinated employees to receive the shot, breaking with United Airlines’ mandate that workers get vaccinated by October 25 or face getting fired. In an internal memo obtained by CNN, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said the airline will “continue to strongly encourage” that workers get vaccinated, but the airline’s … Continue reading 3 major US airlines will not mandate shots for their unvaccinated workers

AMERICAN AIRLINES Lady Taped to Seat …ALLEGED MENTAL HEALTH SCARE

A woman who allegedly had a mental health episode aboard an American Airlines flight appears to have been taped down after freaking out in the air … and the crew’s drastic response is getting some side-eye. This video was captured by TikTok user @lol.ariee a few days ago, during a late-night AA flight that she says was taking off from the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and was in … Continue reading AMERICAN AIRLINES Lady Taped to Seat …ALLEGED MENTAL HEALTH SCARE

American Airlines passengers brawl over who gets to deplane first

Two women got into a ferocious brawl aboard an American Airlines flight over the weekend about who would deplane first, wild video shows. Passenger Annie Victoria Reso captured the fight, which broke out when Flight 2275 from Los Angeles landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, the Arizona Republic reported. “Fight broke out as the plane was exiting. Didn’t make it off … Continue reading American Airlines passengers brawl over who gets to deplane first

American Airlines Reviewing Wheelchair Policy After Blogger Refused on Flight

MSN.com A new weight limit on wheelchairs boarding certain American Airlines flights inherently prevents many disabled travelers from flying. American Airlines is taking another look at a policy that banned a blogger in a wheelchair from boarding a regional flight last month.  John Morris has always been an avid traveler — and when a 2012 car accident turned him into a triple amputee, he vowed to … Continue reading American Airlines Reviewing Wheelchair Policy After Blogger Refused on Flight