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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# American Airlines

All time
Amir Khan claims US police escorted him off flight for ‘no reason’
The 34-year-old boxer alleged he had been ‘banned’ by American Airlines.
# Dublin Airport
Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport
The American Airlines flight was backing away from the boarding gate when it collided with the wingtip of a parked Aer Lingus jet.
# 737 max
Boeing 737 MAX returns to US skies for first time in almost two years with American Airlines flight
The return comes after the Federal Aviation Administration in late November cleared the jet to fly again.
# American Airlines
US-bound plane forced to return to Shannon Airport after suffering engine problems
There were 146 passengers and crew on board.
# American Airlines
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”.
# tourism and transport
Ireland is getting its first direct flights to Dallas
American Airlines will launch the service from Dublin in June 2019.
# system glitch
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.
# Hot air
'Hit me. Bring it on': American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passenger
Footage of the incident has gone viral.
# Suspicious
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.
# turning back
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.
# New York
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.
# Discrimination
Four men allegedly kicked off a flight for looking 'too Muslim'
The men were travelling from Toronto to New York.
# New York
Flight forced into emergency landing after pilot dies in cockpit
It’s understood that pilot Michael Johnston died from a heart attack.
# App-ocalypse
Dozens of flights grounded - because an iPad app had a glitch
# extreme turbulence
Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing
Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.
# Prime Numbers
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.
# Hoax
Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb threats to American Airlines
Yes, it’s a thing.
# Joke
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”.
# 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.
# filthy animals
We bet you never noticed this in Home Alone before
This explains so much.
# Aviation
American Airlines grounds all flights because of tech glitch
Systems have now been fully restored but delays and cancellations are expected.
# Shannon Airport
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.
# Emergency Landing
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.
# Just In Case
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.
# Flight Fight
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.
# Bankruptcy
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.
# September 11
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
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.
# Daily Fix
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…
# Jobswatch
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.