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American Airlines Bankruptcy

We're One Step Closer To The World's Largest Airline

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday approved a settlement resolving U.S. regulators' opposition to a merger between AMR Corp and US Ai...

MERGER NEAR

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Nov 12 (Reuters) - US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines have agreed to give up landing spots and gates at several U.S. airp...

CEO's Severance Pay Under Fire

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business

The Justice Department is objecting to a proposed $20 million severance payment for American Airlines CEO Tom Horton, saying it's bigger than allowed ...

Bankruptcy Judge Denies CEO's Ridiculous Severance Payment

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business

DALLAS — A federal bankruptcy judge has at least temporarily blocked a proposed $20 million severance payment for the CEO of American Airlines a...

American Airlines CEO's $20 Million Severance Throw Into Question

Reuters | Karen Jacobs | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business

The trustee overseeing American Airlines' bankruptcy has asked the carrier to justify its offer of $19.9 million in severance pay to Chief Executive T...

5 Disruptive And Unruly Airline Strikes

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

It isn't unusual for travelers to wonder if there is precedent for the current chaos on the runways.

American Airlines And US Airways: Good Or Bad?

Terry Gardner | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Terry Gardner

Here's a look at how a merger may affect frequent fliers, followed by comments from management and representatives for the flight attendants and the pilots (for those like me that want to better understand why labor favors a merger).

Retirement Is Golden for the Rich, Ominous for the Rest

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

In better times, ordinary Americans could have fun thinking through their work options with the help of the best-seller What Color is Your Parachute? These days, their parachute is gray or black -- and made of lead.

American Airlines CEO Calls US Airways Desperate

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

BOSTON — American Airlines CEO Tom Horton wants to set the record straight: It was he who approached US Airways CEO Doug Parker about the possib...

Pilots Reject Contract Offer As Bankruptcy Looms

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

DALLAS (AP) — The pilots' union on Wednesday rejected the latest contract offer from American Airlines, which is awaiting a judge's ruling on whethe...

Cole Stangler

Union Says American Airlines Stalling Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Rosemary Capasso, 59, has worked as a passenger service agent at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport for the last 30 years. She splits her ...

Company To Lay Off Workers After Telling Them To Fudge Pay

Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

Talk about adding injury to insult. PrimeFlight, a contractor that provides wheelchairs and other services to airlines, is laying off more than 30...

Cracks in the Cover-Up

Helen Davey | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Helen Davey

When you see airline crews walking across the terminal with their suitcase on wheels, just know that they are also carrying another kind of baggage.

American Airlines' Creditors: Company Should Weigh Merger

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

* AMR creditors committee open to exploring merger * Want merger-resistant managers to look at all options * AMR has exc...

American Airlines Wants To Cut 13,000 Jobs

AP | By DAVID KOENIG | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

DALLAS -- The parent of American Airlines wants to eliminate about 13,000 jobs – 15 percent of its workforce – as the nation's third-bigge...

Bankrupt American Airlines Owns A Townhouse That May Be Worth Millions

Posted 12.15.2011 | Business

Buried deep in American Airlines' Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing is a striking asset -- a town house in one of London's most expensive residential s...

How American Airlines’ Bankruptcy May Affect Your Split

Emily W. McBurney | Posted 02.13.2012 | Divorce
Emily W. McBurney

The announcement of American Airlines' filing for bankruptcy protection may have barely hit your radar screen. But all retirees, workers, and people going through a divorce should pay attention to that bit of news, because it could affect your divorce and your retirement

WATCH: Airline Workers Dance On Tarmac

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

Just a few days before American Airlines declared bankruptcy and panic set in about what happens to frequent flier miles, tarmac workers for American ...

WATCH: Hilarious Animated Take On American Airlines Chapter 11

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Taiwanese animation studio Next Media Animation offers its take on the news that American Airlines has filed for bankruptcy protection in a hilarious ...

Expert: What The American Airlines Bankruptcy Means To You

Peter Greenberg | Posted 01.30.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

In the short run, fliers won't notice any changes with American Airlines. But longer term? I do have concerns.

9,000 Miami Jobs At Risk As City's 4th Largest Employer Files for Bankruptcy

Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami

A bad day at the office greeted the 9,000 area employees of American Airlines Tuesday as the carrier, Miami's 4th largest private employer, filed for ...

How Will AA's Bankruptcy Affect Fliers?

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 01.29.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK — For most of the 240,000 passengers who fly American Airlines each day, the airline's bankruptcy filing should have little noticeable ...

American Airlines Files For Bankruptcy

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 01.29.2012 | Business

DALLAS — The parent company of American Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, seeking relief from crushing debt caused by high fuel ...