June 2017 Recap

It’s said that timing is everything. And that’s true. But really, it’s bigger than that. Time – itself – is everything, and truly the world’s best companies are finding ways to give you more of it. We got pretty lucky last month in our feature of Amazon (timing is everything!).  Possibly the most buzzworthy news

AA won’t renew uniform contract

American Airlines is seeking a new uniform supplier after months of employee complaints of severe reactions to their current uniforms, including hives, rashes, headaches, swollen faces and severe respiratory problems. Read more here

Why Do an In-Service Rollover?

Spring Has Sprung The experts will tell you that springtime began on March 20th for those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere. That’s the day each spring when the Sun shines directly on the equator and the day is evenly divided between day time and night time. Another way to think of this

American Airlines opens Havana office

American Airlines formally opened an office in Havana on Wednesday, and an executive said the company will move ahead with its plans for Cuba despite uncertainty over what President Donald Trump's administration will bring. Read more here    

US airlines renew campaign

Leaders of the three biggest U.S. airlines are seeking to meet with new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to revive their stalled complaint that rivals from the Middle East are getting unfair government subsidies. The issue took on new urgency last month when one of the fast-growing Middle Eastern carriers, Emirates, announced plans to begin

Three items remain

American Airlines has made solid progress in its integration of US Airways over the past couple of years. For starters, 15,000 American Airlines (Nasdaq: AAL), US Airways and America West pilots have been rolled into one workforce, and most barriers that tied them to each company’s planes, flights and crew bases have been removed. Switching

Trump's Travel Ban Hits Airlines

The airlines industry continued to fall Monday as investors feared protests over President's Trump recent travel ban could curb demand for flights and potentially lead to more travel restrictions. The NYSE Arca Airline Index dropped 1.78 percent to close at 108.48. The Index has fallen approximately 5.03 percent since December 20th, when it closed at

American Airlines Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Profit

American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2016 results. The Company’s earnings highlights include: Fourth quarter 2016 pre-tax profit of $500 million, or $773 million excluding net special charges, and net profit of $289 million, or $475 million excluding net special charges Full year 2016 pre-tax profit of $4.3

American Mimics United

American Airlines Group Inc. followed United Continental Holdings Inc. in announcing no-frills tickets that limit carry-on bags to those that fit under a seat, bolstering efforts to compete with fast-growing fare discounters. Read more here

Delta Purchases Five New Heathrow Slots

Thanks to an initiative from Croatia Airlines, Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) has picked up new landing and take-off slots at London Heathrow Airport. Read more here