American Airlines

American Airlines planes are seen on a tarmac. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

American Airlines Flights Resume After Reservation System Outage

American Airlines says it has fixed an outage in its main reservations system that is disrupting travel for thousands of passengers whose flights have been delayed or canceled.

04/16/2013

American Airlines passengers at the ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: US Air, American Merger Likely Means Changes For Consumers

A merged American Airlines and US Airways will carry more passengers around the world than any other, but even the biggest airline flying doesn’t need eight hub airports on the ground.

02/14/2013

American Airlines passengers at the ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

American Airlines Flight From SFO Canceled Over Loose Seats

At least one Bay Area flight on American Airlines was canceled Friday morning as 48 planes were grounded for maintenance work after several loose seats were found on planes.

10/05/2012

American Airlines Flight 524 from San Francisco and Finnair Flight 55 from Helsinki, Finland sit on a runway at NY's JFK Airport. (CBS)

Threats Made Against 2 Planes, Including Flight From SFO, Determined To Be Hoax

Authorities investigated a security scare Monday at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport involving two airplanes, one of which was from San Francisco.

09/17/2012

Travelers wait in line to go through security at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFO Kicks Off Program To Help Detect, Stop Human Trafficking

Airline officials at San Francisco International Airport are becoming the first in the nation to undergo specialized training to better spot human trafficking.

03/12/2012

American Airlines

ConsumerWatch: American Airlines Takes Months to Give Man’s Money Back

After losing $500 on an American Airlines flight, a Bay Area resident says it took him months of fighting to get his money back.

01/09/2012

American Airlines passengers at the ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

American Airlines Parent Files For Bankruptcy; SFO Flights Not Impacted

The parent company of American Airlines and affiliate American Eagle Airlines has become the latest in legacy airlines to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

11/29/2011

Luis Baez Jonathan Baez, pilot punched, attack, Miami SFO

Brothers Arrested For Attacking Pilot On Miami-To-SFO Flight

Two brothers on an American Airlines flight set to depart from Miami to San Francisco were arrested after police said they attacked the pilot who tried to remove them from the plane.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

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Pakistani Couple Sues Airline, SF Police Over Removal At SFO

A Pakistani couple has sued American Airlines after they were escorted off a plane in handcuffs based on a telephone hijacking threat that turned out to be a hoax.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

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