American Airlines

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

American Airlines

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

Isabel Pascual  (credit: NYPD)

86-Year-Old Woman Who Disappeared After Getting Off Plane At LaGuardia Found Safe

Isabel Pascual had disappeared just before 1 p.m. Wednesday at LaGuardia getting off an American Airlines flight from Miami.

06/07/2012

Senator Charles E. Schumer at a news conference (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Urges Airlines To Let Parents, Children Sit Together Without Paying Extra

The New York Democrat is reacting to an Associated Press story last week detailing how families this summer are going to find it harder to sit together without paying fees that can add up to hundreds of dollars over the original ticket price.

05/27/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (far right) arrives at the new headquarters of JetBlue Airways - Queens, NY - Apr 4, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Opens New JetBlue Headquarters In Long Island City

Mayor Michael Bloomberg celebrated the opening Wednesday of the new headquarters of JetBlue Airways, located in the historic Brewster Building in Long Island City, Queens.

04/04/2012

Airport Security (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

TSA Testing Out New Speedy Screening Process At JFK Terminal 8

Some flyers Wednesday morning were floating on air at American Airlines’ Terminal 8 screening. They left on their shoes, belts, and jackets, they didn’t have to open their bags, and they breezed through security.

02/29/2012

Delta Terminal at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - Nov 9, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Delta Adding More Flights To And From LaGuardia

Delta Air Lines Inc. is boosting its flying out of LaGuardia airport, adding routes that target American Airlines and put it in a better position to compete against United.

12/16/2011

Alec Baldwin (credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Greyhound Not Happy With Alec Baldwin’s AA Apology

“As president and CEO of Greyhound, I was disheartened to hear about the comments you made regarding our company,” Dave Leach wrote in an open letter to the actor.

12/09/2011

Alec Baldwin

Gotham Gossipist: Alec’s Apology

American Airlines messed with the wrong celebrity when they kicked Alec Baldwin off of a flight Tuesday for playing Words with Friends. Baldwin, you see, is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, and used the site as a platform for a not-so-apologetic apology on Wednesday.

12/08/2011

Alec Baldwin (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Baldwin Writes ‘Apology’ To AA And Passengers — Takes Shots Along The Way

Actor Alec Baldwin issued a long-winded apology Wednesday evening, appearing to, in his own unique way, ask the nation and American Airlines for its forgiveness for the incident he caused Tuesday in Los Angeles.

12/07/2011

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