Tag: American Airlines

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 27, 2015, file photo, an American Airlines jet taxis to the gate at Miami International Airport, in Miami. The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions. American said Wednesday, Oct. …

Big Three U.S. Airlines Cave to China’s Demands About Taiwan

The three biggest U.S. airlines – American, Delta, and United – finally caved on Tuesday to China’s demands and changed their websites to no longer describe Taiwan as a country distinct from China. It might at best be seen as partial capitulation at the last possible moment, as the airlines now list Taiwan’s capital of Taipei as a city without a country instead of “Taipei, Taiwan.”

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Watch: Police Taser, Arrest Man Accused of Fondling Passenger on Plane

Per a report by NBC News, a man was tasered and arrested Sunday night aboard an American Airlines plane in Miami after being accused of inappropriately touching another passenger. The woman’s boyfriend reported to authorities that Jacob A. Garcia was touching

A direct flight to Havana, Cuba, is listed on a screen in JetBlue Airways Corp.'s Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) airport in New York, U.S., on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. The largest airline at JFK by passengers, JetBlue will be building a 505-room, $250 million TWA …

Texas-Based Southwest, American Airlines Clear to Fly to Cuba

Two Dallas-Fort Worth-based commercial airlines are now clear for take-off to airports in Cuba according to the Obama Administration’s “efforts to normalize relations”. Within the year, American travelers can expect up to 90 daily round-trip flights between the United States and nine destinations on the Communist island nation.

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Two Texas Airlines Competing for Service to Cuba

An agreement will be signed in Havana on Tuesday opening Cuban airport gates to more than 100 flights a day from the United States. The flights of scheduled airline service will begin sometime later this year. Two Texas-based Carriers, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines, are in the mix to compete for those slots.

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LAX Charter Flights to Cuba Take Off

On Saturday, the first flights from the West Coast to Havana, Cuba, were initiated, although must tourists are still banned from visiting Cuba.

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‘Hoverboards’ Banned from U.S. Airlines

The nation’s three largest airlines have banned so-called “hoverboards” from both overhead bins and cargo holds as concerns mount over the safety of the popular toys.