American Airlines

Multiple Airlines Grounded by ‘Systemwide’ Computer Glitches

JetBlue, Delta, United, American, Southwest, and Alaska Airlines all reportedly experienced “systemwide outages” across multiple U.S. airports, Monday, which led to the grounding of flights. The FAA has said a flight planning weight and balance program used by the airlines caused the outages.

Southwest Airlines jets grounded

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.”

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. …

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.

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 …