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Nov 21, 2012

Passenger lands plane at Dublin airport, after pilot becomes sick

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A so-called hero passenger helps land a plane successfully on Monday, November 19, 2012, after the assigned co-pilot got ill. The identify of the said passenger was not revealed, but is reportedly a German licensed Boeing 767 pilot with American Airlines and was able to land the plane safely at Dublin airport. Lufthansa Airlines logo […]


Oct 18, 2012

Flight attendants’ pay by American Airlines will be lower

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American Airlines Image Credit: AA.com Flight attendants’ pay at American Airlines is reportedly at an average of $45,000 annually. However, the flight attendant’s pay will be lower for those who will be hired starting December, 2012. American Airlines, with about 16,000 flight attendants, is reportedly trying to cut $1 billion in labor costs to rise […]


Oct 3, 2012

Loose airline seats found at 3 American Airlines flights, FAA investigates

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By in Lifestyle, Travel, United States No comments

Three incidents of loose airline seats have been found in different American Airlines flights, which resulted to emergency landing to ensure the safety of the passengers boarding the plane. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now conducting a thorough investigation on the incidents. American Airlines logo Image Credit: AA.com According to the New York Post […]


Dec 11, 2011

SNL: Alec Baldwin apologizes to himself, as an American Airlines pilot spoof (Video)

SNL: Alec Baldwin apologizes to himself, as an American Airlines pilot spoof (Video)
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Television, United States 2 comments

Alec Baldwin appeared at NBC‘s “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) on Saturday, December 10, 2011, dressed like an American Airlines pilot and apologized to himself, as shown in the video below. Alec Baldwin as American Airlines pilot ‘Captain Steve Rogers’ at NBC’s SNL Image Credit: NBC video As shown at NBC that night, Alec Baldwin was […]


Dec 8, 2011

Alec Baldwin Twitter account deactivated after plane controversy, American Airlines issues statement

Alec Baldwin Twitter account deactivated after plane controversy, American Airlines issues statement
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Lifestyle, Travel, United States 2 comments

Updated: December 11, 2011 11:50 p.m. Read SNL: Alec Baldwin apologizes to himself, as an American Airlines pilot spoof (Video) Alec Baldwin has now a deactivated Twitter account after the recent plane controversy over an iPhone game called “Words with Friends” (WWF), with American Airlines now issuing a statement on the incident. Alec Baldwin, arriving […]


Dec 7, 2011

Alec Baldwin kicked off from American Airlines flight for playing “Words with Friends” game

Alec Baldwin kicked off from American Airlines flight for playing "Words with Friends" game
By in Entertainment, Hollywood, Travel, United States 2 comments

Updated: December 11, 2011 11:50 p.m. Read SNL: Alec Baldwin apologizes to himself, as an American Airlines pilot spoof (Video) Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin was reportedly kicked off from an American Airlines flight on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, apparently for playing an iPhone/Android word game called “Words with Friends” (WWF). Alec Baldwin file photo Image […]


Nov 29, 2011

American Airlines parent company, AMR Corporation, files for bankruptcy

American Airlines parent company, AMR Corporation, files for bankruptcy
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AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, noting that the two companies and their services will still be on normal operations. Image Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images As noted by American Airlines on its official website, AMR Corp. filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 […]


Nov 7, 2011

Jack the Cat passes away, after making headlines when lost at JFK airport and appeared later

Jack the Cat passes away, after making headlines when lost at JFK airport and appeared later
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Jack the Cat, which gained fame after it went missing at the JFK airport more than two months ago but mysteriously appeared later, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2011. Jack the Cat Image Credit: Jack the Cat Facebook As noted on its official Facebook fan page, Jack the Cat died on Sunday night after […]


Jun 22, 2011

Southwest Airlines customer satisfaction increases compared to other airlines, ACSI survey says

Southwest Airlines customer satisfaction increases compared to other airlines, ACSI survey says
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Southwest Airlines customer satisfaction is increasing as compared to other airlines, a recent US survey said. Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Image Credit: Southwest.com According to a report by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, more customers are not getting satisfied with the services of Southwest Airlines. Apparently, ACSI noted […]


Mar 25, 2011

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport air traffic controller suspended for sleeping on duty

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport air traffic controller suspended for sleeping on duty
By in Lifestyle, Travel, United States 2 comments

The air traffic controller of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport admitted that he fell asleep while on duty and has been suspended by FAA, as told by National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to news reports on Thursday night. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport control tower (at night) Image Credit: CBSNewsOnline The controller, whose name was […]