Jamaica Crash Landing Caused by Pilot Error

Jamaica Crash Landing Caused by Pilot Error

By Mike Fossum May 8, 2014

The investigation of a Jamaican plane crash that occurred almost five years ago has cited a botched landing coupled with pilot fatigue as being the cause of the incident which seriously injured fourteen passengers. On Dec. 22, 2009, an American …

American Airlines Attendant Has Premonition American Airlines Attendant Has Premonition


An American Airlines flight attendant had to be subdued and removed from a plane at Dallas Fort/worth airport as the flight attempted to depart for Chicago earlier today. Reports are not exactly clear about what happened, but it appears she …

Alec Baldwin, American Airlines, & Words With Friends-gate Alec Baldwin, American Airlines, & Words With Friends-gate

If you’ve ever sampled the wonderful nectar that is Words With Friends you are likely aware of how addicting the game can be. Actor and Very Public Tweeter Alec Baldin has experienced this. In fact, so compelling was the need …

American Launches Mobile Sweepstakes To Promote Android App

American Airlines said today it is launching the “Mobile Million Sweepstakes” to promote the recent release of its Android application. The sweepstakes will give one grand-prize winner a million American Airlines AAdvantage miles. In addition American will give away one …

American Airlines Launches Android App

American Airlines has launched a mobile app for Android user aimed at improving its customers travel experience.

The American Airlines Android app allows users to check in for flights; receive gate, seat and flight status information; view terminal maps; and provides a number of other functions, including the ability to:

Frequent Flyers Want Wi-Fi
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Frequent flyers say staying connected via Wi-Fi is their top priority when traveling, according to a new survey by American Airlines and HP.

Nearly half (47%) of business travelers said Wi-Fi was the most important airport amenity, outscoring basic travel needs such as food by nearly 30 percent.

"We know that our business customers rely on technology to be as productive as possible while on the road," said Manuel de Oyarzabal, Director – Customer Research at American Airlines.

American Expands In-Flight Internet Service
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American Airlines announced today that it is expanding its Gogo in-flight Internet service to more than 300 domestic aircraft over the next two years.

American first launched the in-flight Internet service last August on 15 Boeing 767-200 aircraft on nonstop flights between New York JFK and San Francisco, Los Angeles and Miami.

American says it will install the Aircell system on its MD-80 and Boeing 737-800 aircraft fleets, beginning with 150 MD-80 aircraft this year.

Yahoo Sued By American Airlines

Poor Yahoo.  As we all know, the company’s facing quite a few problems – a shrinking stock price, a skeptical Department of Justice, and so on – and now it’s been made the defendant in a trademark infringement case filed by American Airlines.

American Airlines Drops Google Lawsuit

The use of competitor keywords had American flying into the courtroom, but both sides taxied out with a quiet and confidential settlement.

American Airlines Testing In-Flight Broadband

American Airlines will begin testing in-flight broadband today on a flight between New York and Los Angeles.

American has partnered with technology provider Aircell to offer the service. A larger test on flights between New York and San Francisco and between New York and Miami will be in the coming weeks. The airline may also expand the service beyond its Boeing 767-200 planes.

Aircell Gets Approval For In-Flight Broadband

Aircell has received two important approvals from the FAA that will allow the company to offer its in-flight mobile broadband on U.S. domestic flights.

The first approval is a Supplemental Type Certificate, permitting installation and operation of Aircell’s in-flight mobile broadband on commercially operated Boeing 767-200 planes. The second approval is a Parts Manufacture Approval that allows for the manufacturing of aircraft parts at the company’s Bensenville, IL. facility.

American Airlines Tests In-Flight WiFi
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On the long list of things that airplanes lack, the average person might rank short flight times, overall comfort, and decent food as being much more important than Internet access.  We’ll have to take what we can get,American Airlines Tests In-Flight WiFi though, and thanks to some 767 testing, a lot of American Airlines’s customers may be able to get that access.

American Airlines To Test In-Flight Internet Service

American Airlines says it will begin testing in-flight Internet access next year on its Boeing 767-200 aircraft.

The carrier will use AirCell’s broadband Internet service on planes that primarily fly transcontinental routes. AirCell Chief Executive Jack Blumenstein said the company can provide Internet access for about $10 per user.

In Flight Internet Becoming More Popular

Two months ago, we reported that Alaska Air would be the first U.S. airline carrier to test satellite Internet access on their flights. Now, several other airlines have followed suit—but it looks like they might beat Alaska Airlines to the punch.

American Airlines Suit Against Google Stands

Google wanted a lawsuit by American Airlines over the search engine’s advertising practices dismissed, but a federal judge denied the motion.

The Legal Liability of Keyword Metatags?

Nobody really debates too much about keyword metatags anymore. Google and MSN ignore them, Yahoo and Ask don’t, but go stuffing them or you risk search engine penalties. But rarely does anybody bring up the legal liabilities of what’s in your keyword tags.

American Airlines Sues Google
American Airlines Sues Google Over Keyword Ads reports Eric Goldman.