American Airlines, US Airways and the Creation of the World’s Largest Airline, By Ted Reed and Dan Reed, c.2014. Publisher: McFarland (website), 800-253-2187. $39.95 on Amazon. This is the first book about the merger of American Airlines and… Read More
December 6 passed without fanfare, but the New American Airlines is a reality. The first day of stock trading, under the symbol AAL, begins today. The Ft. Worth Star-Telegram–the hometown paper of the Ft. Worth-based AA–has this story,… Read More
AMR risks cash erosion following seat issues Following our post yesterday about American Airlines, Terry Maxon, the aviation reporter for The Dallas Morning News and one of our oldest friends in this business, sent us this link to… Read More
We’ve been watching with dismay the downward spiral of American Airlines. This once-great carrier is hardly recognizable any more. It is perplexing to us how a management team that got its training under Robert Crandall and helped create… Read More
This is one of the most blistering critiques we’ve seen of a company CEO where no improprieties were involved. Mitchell Schnurman of American’s hometown paper, The Ft. Worth Star Telegram, just pummels AMR/American CEO Tom Horton.