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Man drove his family all night to make his brother's wedding after American Airlines booked them for a flight to another country and then canceled their replacement

Man drove his family all night to make his brother’s wedding after American Airlines booked them for a flight to another country and then canceled their replacement

A passenger says American Airlines mistakenly rebooked his family on a flight to Canada. Grady R. Heins was booked to fly from Seattle to Burlington, Vermont for his brother’s wedding. When his connecting flight from Philadelphia was canceled, he rented a car and drove all night. Loading Something is loading. A passenger said American Airlines …

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Man drove his family all night to make his brother's wedding after American Airlines booked them for a flight to another country and then canceled their replacement

Man drove his family all night to make his brother’s wedding after American Airlines booked them for a flight to another country and then canceled their replacement

Grady R. Heins said he drove all night to make his brother’s wedding.Getty Images A passenger says American Airlines mistakenly rebooked his family on a flight to Canada. Grady R. Heins was booked to fly from Seattle to Burlington, Vermont for his brother’s wedding. When his connecting flight from Philadelphia was canceled, he rented a …

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All-Black women crew operates an American Airlines flight from Dallas in honor of pioneer Bessie Coleman

All-Black women crew operates an American Airlines flight from Dallas in honor of pioneer Bessie Coleman

The airline hosted the Bessie Coleman Aviation All-Stars tour this week to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Coleman flying the first public flight by an African-American woman in 1922. Coleman’s grandniece, Gigi Coleman, was hosted on the flight operated by the all-black female crew of pilots, flight attendants, customer service coordinators, cargo team members and …

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US wants airlines to offer more assistance to stranded, delayed passengers

US wants airlines to offer more assistance to stranded, delayed passengers

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (Reuters) – Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has urged the 10 largest US airlines to do more to help stranded and delayed passengers. Buttigieg, who is under pressure from US lawmakers to want airlines to provide better service or face hefty fines, has clashed with major US carriers over who is responsible for …

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Recent flight disruptions are 'unacceptable', Buttigieg says as he calls on airlines to improve service

Recent flight disruptions are ‘unacceptable’, Buttigieg says as he calls on airlines to improve service

Just before Labor Day weekend, the federal government is doubling down on US carriers, calling disruptions observed in recent months “unacceptable” and demanding change. Transport Secretary Pete Buttigieg wrote to airlines on Thursday urging them to improve their customer service and warning airlines that new rules may be introduced to better empower travelers who face …

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American Airlines buys supersonic jets amid calls for ultra-fast travel

American Airlines buys supersonic jets amid calls for ultra-fast travel

Placeholder while article actions are loading American Airlines will buy up to 20 supersonic jets from aircraft manufacturer Boom Supersonic, the two companies said Tuesday, marking the second time in two years that a major US jet has switched to buy such ultra-fast jets. Nearly 20 years after the supersonic Concorde was last commercially available, …

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