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American Airlines may make customers who paid for non-refundable flights pay for a new one if they want to change the time.

American Airlines threatens to make people pay for a whole new flight if they want to change the time

Congress is negotiating a bill that could strip airlines of their power to levy extra fees, such as for flight changes. If it passes, American Airlines would almost certainly remove the option for customers to change their ticket if they bought a non-refundable fare, CEO Doug Parker said.
Passengers wait for their luggage after arriving on American Airlines flights at O'Hare International Airport on November 30, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

The world’s 3 biggest airlines have all raised their checked baggage fees

American Airlines has joined Delta Air Lines and United Airlines in raising the fee of one checked bag from $25 to $30, and of a second checked bag from $35 to $40. The change in price begins for American Airlines tickets purchased beginning on Friday, September 21.

More than 1,000 flights have been canceled and nearly a dozen airports shut down as the East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

American, Delta, and United have all waived fees for pets and luggage ahead of Hurricane Florence. Delta and JetBlue have capped prices on tickets, while American and United have made additional reduced-fare tickets available for evacuees.
Delta Air Lines economy cabin.

My Delta flight got canceled before a busy holiday weekend, and I discovered the greatest argument for basic economy

My flight in basic economy on Delta Air Lines was canceled hours before takeoff. My interaction with the Delta customer service convinced me that basic-economy fares have an advantage over low-cost carriers.

Hurricane Florence is going to make flying into the southeastern US a mess. Here’s what to do if you’re traveling.

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall on Thursday along the coast of North and South Carolina. American, Delta, United, JetBlue, Spirit, and Frontier Airlines are all offering fee waivers for ticket holders who need to make changes to their reservations.

An American Airlines passenger says a flight attendant told her to urinate in a plastic bag after the toilets stopped working during a 6-hour flight t...

An Arizona woman claims that an American Airlines flight attendant told her and other passengers aboard a flight to Hawaii to urinate in plastic bags and bottles after the toilets on their plane were clogged by a diaper.
An American Airlines Airbus A330-200.

The CDC is investigating 2 separate American Airlines flights after 12 passengers became ill with flu-like symptoms

A dozen American Airlines passengers on two separate flights from Paris and Munich fell ill with flu-like symptoms at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday. The incident comes one day after an Emirates jet was quarantined at JFK Airport.

I flew long-haul economy on both American Airlines and British Airways to see which was better — here’s the verdict

American Airlines and British Airways are the busiest airlines flying between New York and London, a high-traffic route flown dozens of times a day by several major airlines. I flew between the two cities on each both British and American, both times on a Boeing 777-200. Here's how they compare.
American Airlines flight attendants protest.

American Airlines flight attendants are gearing up for battle over the company’s ‘punitive’ new attendance policy

American Airlines flight attendants are protesting the company's new, more stringent sick policy and the ongoing trouble with uniforms that employees say are toxic.

Hurricane Lane is wreaking havoc on Hawaii. Here’s how US airlines are responding.

Hurricane Lane is bearing down on Hawaii with heavy rain, winds, and severe flooding. Major US airlines like American, Delta, United, Alaska, and Hawaiian are all offering fee waivers for those who change their reservations.