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Copyright Board Rejects American’s Logo For a Second Time

The U.S. Copyright Board has rejected American Airline's logo for a second time. The logo, which was adopted in 2013, after a merger with US Airways, features a white eagle's head sticking out of a blue and red diagonal bar. The Board released a five-page report explaining why the logo does not contain the creativity necessary for a copyright. According to Catherine Zaller Rowland, senior adviser to the register of copyrights, the board's decision is "the final decision in this…

American Airlines Announces New Shuttle Service and Additional Routes

American Airlines recently announced that it would be launching its newest shuttle service between Chicago's O'Hare Airport and New York's La Guardia Airport starting on April 4 later this year. Along with the shuttle announcement, the Dallas-based airline announced the additions of another six destinations bringing their total new flights…

American Quietly Adds Polished Aluminum Retro Livery to a Boeing…

American's polished aluminum livery, also known as the "tri-color" design, has been a fan favorite among customers and employees since its debut in the late 1960s. The livery, featuring a polished aluminum fuselage, red, white, and blue bars along the length of the aircraft, and "AA" stenciled on the tail,…

American Sets Retirement Date for MD-80s

American Airlines has announced that it plans to completely retire its MD-80 fleet in 2019. The MD-80 has been one of the workhorses of the American Airlines fleet, operating countless short-haul domestic and international routes for the airline. Operating more than 300 MD-80s through 2007, American has been announcing plans…

American Airlines Internal Memo Outlines First Revenue 737 MAX 8…

According to an internal memo, American Airlines will be launching their new Boeing 737 MAX 8 on a selection of flights between Miami and New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The initial revenue flight will be on Nov. 29, 2017, the memo stated. The Fort Worth-based carrier's first 737 MAX 8 aircraft…

Photos: American Rolls out New AstroJet-Themed Boeing 737-800

American's AstroJet retro paint scheme has been a long-enduring staple of the airline's fleet. It is beloved among aviation enthusiasts and airline employees alike while still being recognizable by seasoned passengers. The original livery was painted on N951AA (ship 3CF), the carrier's 50th Boeing 737 aircraft which was delivered in…

Win A “Dream” Trip on American’s 787-9 Dreamliner in Premium…

American Airlines commenced their 787-9 operations with a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to London on October 4. Their true inaugural flight from Dallas/Fort Worth to Los Angeles on October 6 marked the official beginning of 787-9 operations. One of the big selling points of the new airplane is the new…

American Plans US Airways’ Last Flight

The final countdown is officially beginning for US Airways. On October 17th, according to sources, the US Airways name will disappear from the skies as American Airlines works to finish integrating the brand. The last flight US Airways flight will be a red-eye leaving from San Francisco at 10pm local time…