A flight from Miami to Paris was diverted to Boston due to a mid-air brawl that erupted when a man became enraged after a woman in front of him reclined her seat, the second such incident in the US within a week.
A man punched an American Airlines
pilot who kicked him off a flight from Miami, and he and his
brother then attacked the pilot again before bystanders
tackled the brothers in the terminal, officials said.
A Chicago-bound American
Airlines flight with 246 passengers and crew onboard Tuesday
landed under emergency conditions due to technical problem in
one of its engines soon after it took off from IGI airport
A state-backed turnaround fund is likely to decline financial aid for Japan Airlines from Delta Air Lines or American Airlines and limit an alliance to a business tie-up, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
American Airlines upped the ante in the tug-of-war over Japan Airlines, vowing Thursday to lead a USD 1.1 billion investment in the struggling carrier to prevent it from falling into the orbit of rival Delta.
Private equity firm TPG could partner with American Airlines on a minority investment in Japan Airlines to prevent its defection to a rival airline group, the chief financial officer of American parent AMR Corp said.
American Airlines will team up with British Airways and Qantas Airways to offer cash-strapped Japan Airlines fresh capital and expanded business ties, two sources said, aiming to fight off a rival offer from Delta Airlines.