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Officials: Landing Gear Found In Lower Manhattan Came From Same Type Of Jet Used In 9/11 Attacks

Police said Saturday that detectives had been in contact with officials at Chicago-based Boeing Co. who confirmed the wreckage was from a Boeing 767. Police have said the landing gear had a clearly visible Boeing identification number.

04/27/2013

FILE: An American Airlines plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport. (credit: Getty Images)

American Airlines Says Systems ‘Fully Restored’ But Warns Of Delays, Cancellations

The airlines warned that it expects “continued flight delays and cancellations throughout the remainder of the day” and outlined a number of alternate options being made available to customers.

04/16/2013

Doug Parker (L), Chairman and CEO of US Airways, and Thomas Horton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines speak during a news conference. (credit: Donna McWilliam/Getty Images

How Will Mega Merger Between American Airlines, US Airways Affect You?

The new company will keep the American name and it means that just four airlines will control 70 percent of the U.S. market thanks to mergers of the past few years.

02/14/2013

(L-R) Television personality Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West attend the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images For BET)

TSA Investigating After Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Shortcut JFK Security Check

An American Airlines employee apparently took the pair through a “back way,” bypassing security in order to help them make their connecting domestic flight.

02/13/2013

Pilot Kolbjorn Jarle Kristiansen. (credit: Minnesota Airport Police Department)

APD: American Eagle Pilot Fails Breathalyzer, Arrested Before Flight To LaGuardia

The pilot was removed from the cockpit because someone smelled something — and said something.

01/04/2013

American Airlines planes on the tarmac (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

American Airlines: 42 Of 48 Planes Have Been Repaired Following Inspection Of Seats

Based on the number of canceled flights, the size of the planes and American’s typical occupancy or “load factor” for September, it’s likely that about 14,000 passengers were inconvenienced.

10/06/2012

Ellis Henican On The Couch

The Funny Side Of The News With Columnist Ellis Henican

All week, The Couch has kept you up to date on the imporant news. On Friday, we took a look at the big stories – from a different perspective.

10/05/2012

American Airlines planes on the tarmac (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Loose Seats Issue Persists, Dozens Of AA Flights Likely Canceled Friday

Terminal turmoil has once again gripped American passengers as dozens of Thursday flights were canceled and many more delayed so that crews could check and secure rows of airplane seats.

10/04/2012

American Airlines terminal at LaGuardia Airport Oct. 3, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Expert: American Airlines Safety Headache Could Prove Costly

American Airlines has been dealing with a public relations headache all week, after a row of seats on three separate flights came loose forcing emergency landings.

10/03/2012

American Airlines planes on the tarmac (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

American Airlines: Improperly Installed Clamps To Blame For Loose Seats

The American Airlines seat scare has expanded to a third flight. Some have suspected sabotage, but on Tuesday surfaced a new theory on what’s causing the loose seats.

10/02/2012

FILE: An American Airlines plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport. (credit: Getty Images)

Second American Airlines Flight Returns To JFK After Row Of Seats Comes Loose

Planes have been grounded and the feds are now investigating American Airlines. The Federal Aviation Administration is probing two separate instances of rows of airplane seats dislodging in mid-air.

10/01/2012

An American Airlines passenger waits for her luggage. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Passengers Vent Frustrations As Airlines Pocket $1.7 Billion In Baggage Fees

Not only did a new government report say passengers will have fewer options when it comes to airlines and flights from which to choose, it also found airlines are making record profits from baggage fees.

09/26/2012

JFK Plane Scare Sept. 17 (credit: CBS 2)

Full-Scale Investigation Launched Into ‘Terror Error’ At JFK Airport

Sources told CBS 2 the wrong plane was sent to the impound area and the plane that received the threat was allowed to taxi right up to the gate,

09/24/2012

Robert, Bede and Joan Vanderhorst (credit: Family handout)

Couple To Sue AA After They Were Denied Flight From Newark With Disabled Son

A California couple with a son with Down Syndrome said they plan to sue American Airlines, after they were denied entrance onto a plane at Newark Liberty Airport on Sunday.

09/05/2012

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Port Authority Cops: American Airlines Flight Attendant Threatens Passengers At LaGuardia

On Monday, American Eagle flight attendant Jose Serrano apparently couldn’t take the heat as passengers became impatient on their weather-delayed flight to Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

06/28/2012

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