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PHOTOS: What's Inside First-Class Amenity Kits?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

One of the best parts about flying in the front of the plane is that the airlines dole out amenity kits packed with all those little things that make long-haul flights more comfortable

WATCH: Flight Attendant Mocks American In YouTube Skits

Posted 03.16.2012 | Travel

UPDATE 3/15/12: Gailen David, the American Airlines flight attendant who mocked the airline in a series of YouTube videos, has been fired, reports NBC...

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 Captain Gives Passengers Too Much Information

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 03.15.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

"Our hydraulics are leaking and it wouldn't really be a good idea if we tried to fly that way. Not a good idea at all. I'm sure you'd all agree."

I'm With Alec: American Has Baggage

Ali MacLean | Posted 03.09.2012 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

If you have 60 pounds in one bag, and then take 15 pounds out and put it in another bag and both of those bags are going on a plane, you are still taking 60 pounds onto a plane... right? Not according to American Airlines.

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 stree...

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

I Understand Where Alec Baldwin Is Coming From...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 02.12.2012 | Entertainment
Paul LaRosa

I too have a problem with many of the rules and regulations of air travel that can make anyone a bit bonkers.

WATCH: Alec Baldwin Mocks American Airlines Incident On SNL

Posted 12.11.2011 | Comedy

After being booted off an American Airlines flight -- supposedly for playing Words With Friends -- Alec Baldwin has been the talk of much "celebrities...

WATCH: Alec Baldwin's Airline Feud Prompts Greyhound Invitation, Animation

Posted 12.09.2011 | Travel

Alec Baldwin may have found a new mode of transport. The actor, who was kicked off an American Airlines flight Tuesday then criticized in a harsh stat...

An Addendum to My Flying Lesson

Alec Baldwin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Travel
Alec Baldwin

Today, the New York Post features a cover story on me deactivating my Twitter account (social media being a tad less exciting to me just now). Really? The cover of the paper? About that?

My Flying Lesson

Alec Baldwin | Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel
Alec Baldwin

The lesson I've learned is to keep my phone off when the 1950's gym teacher is on duty. It is sad, I think, that you've got to fly overseas today in order to bring back what has been thrown overboard by US carriers in terms of common sense, style and service.

American Responds To Alec Baldwin 'Words With Friends-Gate'

Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

UPDATE, 2:28pm: Julie Frederick, a spokeswoman for the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, had a few choice words for Baldwin, according to...

Alec Baldwin Rips American Airlines After Being Kicked Off Plane

Posted 02.05.2012 | Celebrity

Alec Baldwin tweeted that he was kicked off an American Airlines plane on Tuesday afternoon for playing the game Words With Friends on a mobile device...

Alec Baldwin Kicked Off Flight For Playing 'Words With Friends'?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

UPDATE, 12/7: Zynga, the company that owns Words with Friends, issued a statement to AM New York that simply reads "Let Alec Play" on a tile board. ...

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 ...

The Daily Szep: Flying American Airlines

Paul Szep | Posted 01.31.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


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.

Why I Almost Missed Thanksgiving

Debra Scherer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Debra Scherer

Ten years ago today, while flying down to Miami, my sense of style wound up almost costing Thanksgiving and leaving behind a permanent record with the FBI. Spending a lot of time traveling, its hard not to notice that although we are far from the golden years of chic air travel...

Jaktogo Offers Fliers Choice Between Baggage Fees And Dignity

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Some ideas are so perfect, so brilliant in their simplicity and practicality they engender a healthy respect for human ingenuity. Jaktogo is not one o...

Colgan Air Gets a Bitch-Slap from the NTSB. Ouch!

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.10.2012 | New York
Christine Negroni

It's apparent that the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board is a beauty. I've heard people describe her as "angelic." Here's her photo...

Kevin Spacey Takes Another Turn As American Airlines Spokesman

Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel

After facing rumors of bankruptcy, American Airlines seems to be trying to perk up its image by bringing back actor Kevin Spacey to appear in a series...

'Jack The Cat' Dies

Posted 01.07.2012 | Travel

The tenacious cat that survived a two-month ordeal at an airport baggage facility this summer has finally succumb to his injuries and died after eutha...

WATCH: Disabled Veteran: 'Airline Made Me Sit In Urine-Soaked Clothes'

Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel

Dawn Wilcox, an Army veteran who uses a wheelchair, says that American Airlines forced her to sit in urine-soaked clothes when she was unable to make ...