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Chicago Strikes Deal with American for O’Hare Expansion After Carrier Claimed City Favored United W/ 5 Extra Gates

Earlier this week American submitted a Freedom of Information request for communications between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his aides, and United Airlines. American believed that United’s threat to move its headquarters from Chicago resulted in the airline being awarded five additional gates at O’hare as part of the airport’s $8.5M expansion plan. The Chicago Sun Times saw…

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New Details: Female Passenger Raped In-Flight by Fellow American Airlines Passenger, Offered $5K by American & Man Still Not Arrested

Crazy new details emerged in the case of a female American Airlines passenger who claims her drunk seatmate followed her to the bathroom and raped her. In an interview with the Dallas Morning News she provides new information regarding the aftermath of her flight from Phoenix to New York last June. During the red-eye flight, the…

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American Requests Documents to Prove United Received Quid-Pro Quo in Chicago As “City Favored United” & Awarded Them 5 Extra Gates

American has formally submitted a Freedom of Information request for communications between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his aides, and United Airlines. American believes that United’s threat to move its headquarters from Chicago resulted in the airline being awarded five additional gates at O’hare as part of the airport’s $8.5M expansion plan. The Chicago Sun Times has…

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American & Qantas Hope Trump Will Reverse 2016 Joint Venture Restriction

Back in 2016, American and Qantas filed for antitrust immunity for a joint venture on flights between the US and Australia / New Zealand. After a review of several months, the airlines expressed shock when the DoT ruled against them, despite Delta (Virgin Australia) and United (Air New Zealand) having similar JVs. At the time,…

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