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Southwest May Bear Biggest Brunt After FAA Grounding of Boeing Max Jets

U.S. airlines downplayed the significance of the FAA’s decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max, mostly saying they have enough slack in their fleets to take care of most customers. American and United probably will be OK, but it’s hard to believe this will be business as usual for Southwest. It has more Max aircraft than the others.

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Delta proposes flights between Haneda, Tokyo’s city airport, and 5 new U.S. cities

Delta filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily service between Haneda and Honolulu. Continue reading Delta proposes flights between Haneda, Tokyo’s city airport, and 5 new U.S. cities

Five of the Best Apps for When You’re Heading to the Airport

Airports are getting busier. According to the Bureau of Transportation Studies, 2017 was the busiest year ever for U.S. airlines,  and 2018 looks to end just as busy, by more than 3 percent.  With the highest number of passengers in history, anxious travelers have more on their minds as they head to the airport, but there are tools that they can use to ease their concerns, including some that are accessible right on their cell phones.

Here are five apps that will help to smooth out the difficulties of air travel today.

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How Southwest Airlines Looks to Grow in Los Angeles

It has been a long time since Los Angeles International Airport has seen real gate growth. It’s nice to see the airport considering some expansion. For years, Los Angeles has considered building a new terminal, just east of Southwest Airlines’ Terminal 1, in what is today an airport-owned parking lot. Continue reading How Southwest Airlines Looks to Grow in Los Angeles

Thanksgiving 2018: Travel by the Numbers

The busy Thanksgiving holiday rush is upon us. As friends and family travel for the holiday, our more than 130,000 American Airlines team members around the world are preparing to transport an estimated 7 million customers during the 12-day Thanksgiving air travel period.

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American Airlines, Los Angeles World Airports Break Ground on $1.6 Billion Reimagining of Terminals 4 and 5

American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officially broke ground on a $1.6 billion modernization project to fully reimagine Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminals 4 and 5. The project marks American’s largest individual investment at an airport in its 92-year history and reaffirms the airline’s commitment to Los Angeles. Continue reading American Airlines, Los Angeles World Airports Break Ground on $1.6 Billion Reimagining of Terminals 4 and 5