An American Airlines flight headed from Dallas to Beijing has landed safely in Calgary. It was diverted due to an “ill passenger, and subsequently, an indication of a mechanical issue,” the airline said.
The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is making improvements that address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions while flying.
An American Airlines flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was cancelled Monday after a piece of loading equipment caught fire while it was preparing to put cargo in the hold of the plane, the airline said. One person was hurt.
American Airlines has agreed to pay US$200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of the country's growing travel market.