American Airlines Announces Leadership Succession Plan

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) today announced Doug Parker will retire as chief executive officer of American Airlines on March 31, 2022. Robert Isom, currently president of American, will succeed him. Isom also will join the airline’s board of directors on that same date, and Parker will continue to serve as chairman of American’s […]

American Airlines CEO says onboard violent incidents must stop

American Airlines (AAL.O) Chief Executive Doug Parker on Thursday sounded the alarm about disruptive and violent incidents onboard U.S. airplanes after a flight attendant was physically assaulted, prompting a flight diversion. «This type of behavior has to stop,» Parker said in a video posted on Instagram. «American Airlines will not tolerate airport or inflight misconduct […]

Parker Says U.S. Carriers Will Survive Without Bankruptcies

American Airlines will not need bankruptcy protection to get through the current downturn, and the rest of the large U.S. carriers are in similar shape, American CEO Doug Parker said. “I don’t think people should view bankruptcy as a financial tool. I think it’s failure [and] we’re not going to do that,” Parker said during […]

American Airlines CEO Shares Video Message With Customers, Employees

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker addressed customers and employees during a new video highlighting the company’s game plan moving forward during the coronavirus outbreak. Parker said the airline is proud to continue operating flights, despite it being on a reduced schedule. The carrier is providing vital service to medical professionals and travelers flying to a […]

American Airlines expects to receive USD12bn of USD50bn financial aid from US Govermentt

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, in a video message to employees via the company’s official website, stated (26-Mar-2020) the carrier is «eligible to receive about USD12 billion» of the USD50 billion financial assistance package made available to the US airline industry by the government, as it is «the largest airline in the United States». «We […]

American Airlines CEO says he wants to make sure Boeing stockholders (not his) pay for 737 MAX-related losses

American Airlines Co.’s Chief Executive Doug Parker says his shareholders shouldn’t shoulder losses for the protracted grounding of Boeings 737 MAX. “So we are working to ensure that Boeing shareholders bear the cost of Boeing’s failures, not American Airlines shareholders”, American Airlines Chief Executive Doug Parker. Shares of American Airlines AAL, +3.96% rallied 4.0% to […]

Infortunio: una TCP de American tira una bandeja encima de su CEO

Una tripulante de cabina de la compañía American Airlines tuvo el privilegio de conocer en persona al CEO de la aerolínea, aunque el momento no fue el más afortunado. La azafata llevaba una bandeja llena de bebidas cuando un hombre se topó con ella, provocando que se cayeran la mitad de ellas encima del pasajero […]