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Insight: Monday 26 October 2020: Convincing AA Customers to fly the MAX

News: American Airlines announced that it is planning customer tours of the 737 MAX and pilot calls to boost confidence in the aircraft. American is planning to reintroduce the MAX into passenger service in late December, with flights between LGA and MIA starting...

American: 2.2 billion Q1 loss – fleet reduced by 100

American Airlines reported a $-2.2 billion Q1 net loss on April 30, four times the size of its main competitor Delta ($-422 million). This includes special items, otherwise, the result would have been $-1.1 billion. Still, it is another indication of how the current...

Qatar Airways and American Airlines Sign Strategic Partnership Deal and Codeshare Agreement

Remember the US vs the ME3?  Perhaps the wind has changed direction.  Al Baker's interest in buying into American was rebuffed. Yet here we are, we have a deal without equity, for now.  One wonder's if Delta's move with LAN has created such a market upset that pushed...

Insight: Monday 23 September 2019: AA CEO – “Our MAX are safe today- other airlines may not be”

News Last week at an employee forum, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker made some controversial statements regarding the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.  In response to a question from a pilot, he stated that the 737 MAX “is safe for American Airlines pilots to fly, and we...

Buying or leasing? That’s the question

Leasing of aircraft has taken a jump. Yet airlines prefer to buy them outright too. Richard Schuurman looks at the...

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