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Sobbing mother video prompts controversy for American Airlines

Apr 23, 2017 - 11:15 AM

The viral video shows a distraught mother carrying her baby boarding the plane moments after the flight attendant had apparently forcibly taken a stroller from her

VIRAL. The video shows a distraught mother carrying her baby boarding the plane moments after the flight attendant had apparently forcibly taken a stroller from her, with other passengers registering shock. Screenshot from Surain Adyanthaya's Facebook video

Portable electronics to be allowed on flights

Oct 31, 2013 - 10:21 PM

Passengers will eventually be able to read e books play games and watch videos on their devices on flight

GADGETS ALLOWED. US aviation authorities say using mobile devices on flight will now be allowed with very limited exceptions. File photo by Stan Honda/AFP

American Airlines, US Air to form largest US carrier

Feb 15, 2013 - 9:50 AM

American Airlines and US Airways announce a long expected merger that would create the largest US airline giving them more weight in an industry that has steadily consolidated in recent years

BIGGEST AIRLINE. The merger of American Airline and US Airways is the latest in the global industry consolidation and creates the biggest carrier in the US. Photo by AFP