American Airlines flight No. 223, scheduled to depart Boston at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, was delayed due to weather and did not leave for Los Angeles until 10:52 p.m. Before the flight completed its trip, it landed at O’Hare shortly after midnight, because the flight’s first officer had exceeded his allotted work time.
Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
Underground fuel lines were having issues because of the icy weather, so American Airlines was using tanker trucks to service some regional jets.
The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago is suing American Airlines for falsely claiming to buy “vast amounts of jet fuel” from a small office in a rural community to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes in the nation’s third-largest city, where the actual work is done.
Joe McBride, a spokesman for the Kansas City Aviation Department, said Friday that someone made a comment about a bomb, although it wasn’t clear if it was one of the 67 passengers on Flight 4222 Thursday night or if it was phoned in.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say an American Airlines flight from Chicago to London had to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland because there was an intoxicated, violent passenger on board.
The captain of a flight from Washington, D.C. ordered an emergency evacuation “out of an abundance of caution.”
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American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said American Eagle Flight 4332, operated by Republic Airlines, landed safely at O’Hare, but the nose gear slid off a taxiway while headed to the terminal.
An American Airlines flight had to make an emergency return to O’Hare International Airport after striking some birds after takeoff on Tuesday.
Passengers on a flight from Reno had to get off their plane on a portable staircase at O’Hare International Airport on Monday, after the aircraft blew two tires while landing.
Computer problems at American Airlines are affecting thousands of passengers in Chicago as well as across the nation and worldwide.
Three passengers were injured when an American Airlines plane en route from New Orleans to Chicago hit turbulence.
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An American Airlines flight attendant was ordered held in lieu of $10,000 bail Saturday for allegedly trying to bring a gun onto an airplane at O’Hare International Airport.
American Airlines is still canceling dozens of flights, as it scrambles to repair seats in its Boeing 757 jets.
On at least three recent American Airlines flights, seats became detached from the floor, and some passengers say they were thrown into the laps of other travelers.
An American Airlines flight from Chicago ended up experiencing two unscheduled landings Tuesday morning.
An American Airlines plane en route from O’Hare International Airport to Dallas made an emergency landing Monday morning in St. Louis after a pilot became ill.