More than a dozen passengers from an American Airlines flight were hospitalized after falling ill of stomach virus symptoms on the plane. The patients were all part of a student group who visited Galapagos Island in Ecuador.
Public Health April 21, 2019
Apple just partnered with an airline to give you this free perk. Starting Feb. 1, frequent American Airlines fliers who are also Apple Music subscribers can stream their playlists without paying for Wi-Fi.
Apple January 31, 2019
Google launched two new Google Flights features that will make traveling easier for users. The first feature uses artificial intelligence to predict flight delays, while the second feature explains the restrictions of cheaper tickets.
Google February 1, 2018
An American Airlines passenger tried to bite a flight attendant, then managed to open the galley door and jump off the plane to land on the tarmac. The man faces federal charges, with a rescheduled hearing set to take place on June 1.
Feature | Culture May 28, 2017
A 67-year-old Australian man is suing American Airlines after spending a 14-hour flight seated next to two obese passengers who encroached on his space. The man says he suffered neck and back injuries as a result.
Business Tech May 7, 2017
American Airlines is eyeing more seats on its Boeing 737 Max jetliners. In order to do so, it will decrease the distance between some economy seats from 31 inches to 29 inches.
Business Tech May 4, 2017
Sprint kicked off a neat sweepstakes promotion called the 2017 Sprint Getaway Giveaway, offering 20 Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge smartphones, $2,000 spending money and a grand prize of 100,000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles. Here's what you need to know.
Internet February 25, 2017
American Airlines has chosen ViaSat over Gogo to provide Internet connectivity to its new fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. While Gogo uses slower air-to-ground connections, ViaSat utilizes high-capacity satellite networks.
Business Tech June 6, 2016
With hours-long lines at airports of passengers getting through TSA security screening, many are saying enough is enough. To alleviate the problem, the TSA plans on hiring more personnel and increasing enrollment in PreCheck, but many are saying this will not solve anything.
Life & Style May 17, 2016
A man solving a math equation on board an aircraft sparked fear and delayed a 41-minute flight by more than two hours. The culprit? A fellow passenger who couldn't distinguish code-like 'scribbles' from real math equations.
Life & Style May 9, 2016
Another American Airlines flight has been grounded as a result of a bird strike. The plane and at least one bird were the only parties that were injured during the incident.
Life & Style April 28, 2016
An American Airlines co-pilot has been charged with a misdemeanor for being under the influence of alcohol before a flight. The arrest on Saturday resulted in the cancellation of the flight.
Society March 30, 2016
Book that flight because we're seeing the return of free snacks and other perks in economy class. Major U.S. airlines are reviving old inflight perks such as free snacks, more entertainment options and even hot meals.
Business February 2, 2016
The three largest U.S. airlines join British Airways, Jet Blue, Hawaiian Airlines, Virgin America and Spirit Airlines as some of the previous airlines to ban the hands-free segway devices.
FUTURE TECH December 11, 2015
American Airlines will soon be offering premium economy seats for its international flights. The service is meant for those who want service that is better than economy but not as lavish as business class.
Business December 10, 2015
Airlines for America released a report of their projected number of passengers this Thanksgiving. There is an estimated 25.3 million travelers to be carried by US airlines during the 12-day holiday.
Business November 6, 2015
Technology issues in Southwest Airlines that started Sunday morning are continuing. According to official statement, these are affecting in-airport customer service tech systems across its online platforms.
October 12, 2015
American Airlines made the mistake of sending a plane bound from Los Angeles to Hawaii which lacked an FAA-required certification. The incident occurred a few weeks following the company’s initial use of the plane on the said route.
Society September 15, 2015
American Airlines and Sabre Corp. are the latest victims of a cyberattack that is allegedly the handiwork of the same hackers who were responsible for the breach on health insurer Anthem and the U.S. OPM.
Business August 8, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court historically voted 5-4 on the legalization of same-sex marriages today. Here's how companies like Facebook, Google and Uber are celebrating.
Internet Culture June 26, 2015
Virgin America is testing out Android-based in-flight entertainment, but it isn't the only airline to offer passengers entertainment options.
Apps/Software June 12, 2015
Several passengers are stranded as American Airlines tries to fix the glitch in the software that runs its pilots' iPads.
Business April 29, 2015
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into a series of Twitter bomb threats that have affected the flights of several airlines. The threats were sent at least sixteen times for the past four days.
Society January 29, 2015
An American Airlines passenger became furious when he was repeatedly greeted 'Merry Christmas!' at the La Guardia airport on Tuesday. He was later removed from his flight after refusing to calm down.
Society December 27, 2014
Ground collision at New York airport tears part of wing off Southwest airplane. Passengers tweet about incident, take photos.
Society December 23, 2014
JetBlue Airways Corp. announced Wednesday that it will take steps to cut back on its legroom in the future and plans on adding fees as early as 2015.
Internet Culture November 19, 2014
Cadillac and American Airlines formed a collaboration that offers a number of members-only benefits. These would include luxury airport transfers, AAdvantage miles earning program and Cadillac exhibits.
FUTURE TECH October 9, 2014
Text analysis startup company Luminoso analyzed tweets from five popular airlines to rank the best and worst. The airlines were ranked based off of five categories including customer service.
Movies/TV Shows September 9, 2014
Sony had a rough time with hackers last weekend. A hacker group called Lizard Squad hit the Playstation Network with a DDoS attack and issued a bomb threat for a plane carrying a company exec.
Video Games August 31, 2014
American Airlines is removing its fares from the Internet travel website Orbitz. The move, 'effective immediately,' will be a big hit for the online booking site as other airlines might follow suit.
Internet August 27, 2014
The hacker group Lizard Squad performed a series of DDoS attacks that took down gaming networks over the weekend. It also issued a bomb threat for a plane carrying a top Sony executive.
Video Games August 27, 2014