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#American Airlines

# american-airlines - Thursday 22 August, 2019

US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems

There were 146 passengers and crew on board.

# american-airlines - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

New York-London flight has emergency landing in Shannon after suspected fire onboard

The crew later told controllers that it may have been a “false indication”.

# american-airlines - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Ireland is getting its first direct flights to Dallas

American Airlines will launch the service from Dublin in June 2019.

# american-airlines - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Thousands of American Airlines' Christmas flights left without pilots

It’s been reported that pilots are being offered additional pay if they volunteer to work over the holiday season.

# american-airlines - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'Hit me. Bring it on': American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passenger Hot Air This post contains videos

'Hit me. Bring it on': American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passenger

Footage of the incident has gone viral.

# american-airlines - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Professor interrogated after passenger reports him for doing maths on plane

The woman sitting next to him was concerned he was a terrorist because he was writing “strange things” on paper.

# american-airlines - Friday 29 January, 2016

Mystery remains about flight out of London where crew and passengers became sick

It is believed that at least six people on board were affected.

# american-airlines - Thursday 21 January, 2016

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight

The men were ejected from a flight Toronto to New York last month, allegedly because the pilot was “uneasy” about them.

# american-airlines - Monday 18 January, 2016

Four men allegedly kicked off a flight for looking 'too Muslim'

The men were travelling from Toronto to New York.

# american-airlines - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Flight forced into emergency landing after pilot dies in cockpit

It’s understood that pilot Michael Johnston died from a heart attack.

# american-airlines - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

# american-airlines - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

# american-airlines - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Monorail, al-Qaeda, and Easter eggs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Easter eggs are people planning to give tomorrow?

Column: Why 14 year old Twitter ‘terrorists’ have nothing to worry about

There is such a thing as being too sensitive and overreacting when people do stupid things on social media, writes Aaron McKenna.

# american-airlines - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb threats to American Airlines Hoax

# american-airlines - Monday 14 April, 2014

Dutch girl (14) arrested for making joke threat to airline on Twitter

The 14-year-old tweeted American Airlines saying “hello, my name’s Ibrahim and I’m from Afghanistan. I’m part of Al Qaida and on June 1st I’m gonna do something really big bye”.

# american-airlines - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tweeting an airline to say you're a member of Al-Qaeda isn't a great idea, apparently Joke

Tweeting an airline to say you're a member of Al-Qaeda isn't a great idea, apparently

Especially when you end up being reported to the FBI.

# american-airlines - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge We bet you never noticed this in Home Alone before Filthy Animals

We bet you never noticed this in Home Alone before

This explains so much.

# american-airlines - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch

Systems have now been fully restored but delays and cancellations are expected.

# american-airlines - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.

# american-airlines - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Dublin Airport back to normal after diverted flight caused disruption

A flight from London to Boston had to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after a technical problem.

# american-airlines - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Broken oven fan forces plane to make emergency landing at Shannon

The Dallas-bound American Airlines jet was already over the Atlantic when crew detected a worrying smell of smoke.

# american-airlines - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Alec Baldwin forced from flight over phone game Flight Fight This post contains images

Alec Baldwin forced from flight over phone game

Gallery: The 30 Rock star took to Twitter to vent his frustration at being removed from the American Airlines flight yesterday.

# american-airlines - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

American Airlines files for bankruptcy

The fourth largest airline in the world lost $868 million (€650 million) during the first nine months of this year.

# american-airlines - Sunday 11 September, 2011

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

# american-airlines - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

American Airlines announces record jet order, as Dublin office closes

The airline, which has also posted a quarterly loss of $286 million, has placed an order for 460 new planes. It’s closing its Dublin call centre with the loss of 130 jobs.

# american-airlines - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: Ireland’s first female Chief Justice is named; News International heads face questioning over alleged phone hacking; and the Rubberbandits take New York…

American Airlines closes Dublin office after 15 years

One hundred and thirty people are employed at the reservations centre in Dublin but their work will now be outsourced.