The Average American Racked Up This Much Holiday Debt in 2018 – The Motley Fool

The holiday season is often centered on giving and spreading joy, but for many Americans, that means overextending themselves and hurting their finances in the process. During the 2018 holiday season, the average American racked up $1,230 in debt, according to MagnifyMoney. That’s a $176 increase from the $1,054 the average consumer racked up the…

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American Airlines cuts profit outlook, sending shares down more than 8% – CNBC

American Airlines shares tumbled Thursday, after the largest U.S. airline cut its profit estimate for 2018 and warned investors that it struggled to grow revenue toward the end of the year. The cuts dealt another blow to airline stocks, which have largely lagged the broader market over the past year as investors fretted about higher…

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Dallas-bound American Airlines flight diverted, 2 hospitalized due to turbulence – Dallas News

A flight from Mexico to DFW International Airport was diverted to Austin on Wednesday, leaving two people complaining of injuries due to the turbulent landing. American Eagle Flight 5781 from San Luis Potosí was one of 85 American Airlines flights diverted from DFW because of Wednesday’s storms, airline spokesman Ross Feinstein said. The airline canceled an additional 100…

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American Airlines disputes woman’s claim that she was abandoned at O’Hare Airport – WLS-TV

CHICAGO (WLS) — American Airlines is disputing an elderly woman’s claim that she was abandoned for many hours at O’Hare Airport on Saturday after her flight was canceled. Olimpia Warsaw is 67 years old, has Parkinson’s disease and uses a wheelchair to get around. She was in town for a funeral and was escorted to…

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American Retailers Squeeze Chinese Suppliers as Tariffs Start to Hurt – The Wall Street Journal

HONG KONG—Big American retailers are getting tough with Chinese suppliers as import tariffs bite, cutting orders, negotiating down prices and demanding faster turnarounds. Walmart Inc. and Home Depot Inc. have pulled some planned purchases forward to get ahead of any potential increases or expansion of tariffs, according to a Walmart spokesperson and the transcript of…

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American Airlines flight attendant told passenger to go in a bag after plane’s toilets overflow

In what sounds like the most unpleasant flight to Hawaii ever, a flushed diaper caused a plane’s toilets to overflow, forcing passengers to urinate in bags and bottles. Yep, things got messy last week on an American Airlines flight from Phoenix, Ariz., to Kona, Hawaii, NBC News 12 reports. In video footage, a female passenger who…

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American Airlines Called the Police on a ‘Trump-Supporting’ Doctor. Was This Necessary?

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  Have you heard the one about the airline calling the police on a customer? Well, this is a new one, and it’s one that may provoke varying reactions. On Thursday, Florida-based doctor Jeffrey Epstein seemed to become…

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American Airlines Passenger Removed From Plane For Over-Sized Cello, Despite Following Rules

American Airlines has been accused of unreasonable behavior for removing a woman from a plane as she was carrying an over-sized cello even though she had purchased a seat for the instrument. According to a Facebook post shared by the woman’s husband, the airline told her prior to her booking that she could carry the instrument…

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Video: American Woman Dragged Off Korean Air Flight After Demanding Seat Upgrade In ‘Major Disturbance’

An American woman was dragged off a Korean Air flight from South Korea to San Francisco on Friday for causing a “major disturbance,” allegedly refusing to leave a business class seat after only paying for economy.  Video of the incident obtained by Korea JoongAng Daily shows a chaotic scene as the woman can be heard shouting “U.S.…

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