Tag: American Airlines

  • American Airlines Cargo focuses on quality

    As Joe Reedy, VP – Cargo Sales and Marketing for American Airlines sees it, as long as air carriers sustain a long-term view and bear down on what’s really important in the near term, air cargo can regain its...... Read More
  • American gets ok for own RNP approaches

    American Airlines has begun developing its own Required Navigation Performance (RNP) approaches, after being certified by the FAA to design its own procedures for selected airports. The airline has already designed and demonstrated RNP approaches at Fort Worth Alliance...... Read More
  • EUROPS & CIS: Branson urges US to deny BA-American coop

    Richard Branson has called on the US government to deny British Airways’ request for greater commercial cooperation, including agreement on ticket schedules and prices, with American Airlines. It is one year since British Airways applied to regulators for anti-trust...... Read More
  • One year postponement for UAL China flights

    United Airlines has received permission from the US Transportation Department to delay the start of flights between San Francisco and Guangzhou, China until June 2010 because of the steep drop off in demand. The move follows that of other...... Read More
  • Losses at both American and United

    US carrier parents AMR (American) and UAL (United) have reported fourth quarter losses of US$214 million and US$547 million respectively. AMR chief executive Gerard Arpey said he now was “guardedly optimistic” that his company can regain momentum this year,...... Read More
  • AA ups max weight for packages as it covets higher-yield

    American Airlines (AA) is targeting higher-yield traffic by increasing the weight limit for its small package shipments. The ceiling for its Priority Parcel Service (PPS) has gone up from 70 pounds (31.8 kilograms) to 100 pounds. PPS traffic moves...... Read More
  • Americas : Extraordinary gains save American

    Juxtaposed against loses at its US counterparts, American Airlines posted a third-quarter profit of US$45 million thanks to extraordinary gains that held back the flood of red ink. The Fort Worth, Texas-based airline’s income was buoyed by a US$432...... Read More
  • Europe/CIS: “No way BA-AA!” says Virgin’s Branson

    Virgin Atlantic president Richard Branson said he was prepared to spend heavily to try to prevent a planned tieup between British Airways, American Airlines and Spain’s Iberia. “If it is approved we believe Virgin Atlantic will be damaged (along...... Read More