Engine work being done on an American Airlines A319 at Reagan National Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks| William Derrickson)

American Airlines Plans Line Maintenance Base at Houston’s Bush Airport

Fort Worth-based American Airlines has announced that it will be opening a new Line Maintenance station at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The new station will provide jobs for approximately 46 aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs) as well as additional support staff to support Boeing 737, Airbus A319, A320 and A321 aircraft. Opening the new station comes as the carrier prepares for its summer peak season and marks the 29th maintenance station for the carrier. "With an average of 38…