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American Airlines has apologized to an Indiana family after they said they were kicked off a flight on Thanksgiving Day because of their disabled son's service dog. (KSDK)

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Firefighters extinguish flames from American Airlines Flight 383, flight bound for Miami, which caught fire on the runway at O'Hare International Airport, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, as it was taking off. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP)

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In this Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, photo, passengers walk to their gates through the terminal as American Airlines planes wait to depart at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. American Airlines reports financial results Thursday, Oct. 20. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

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In this Friday, June 3, 2016, photo, an American Airlines passenger jet takes off from Miami International Airport in Miami. Nearly three years after its merger with US Airways, American Airlines will roll out a flight system covering all its pilots, the airline announced Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. American hopes it can make the change on the fly during the weekend without causing delays or canceling more flights. The airline dropped about 200 flights for the weekend to lighten its load and make the switchover easier. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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A traveler rests on the floor as American Airlines aircraft are lined up the the gates at Miami International Airport, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Miami. Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, both in the air and on the roads. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) ** FILE **

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American Airlines offers separate premium check-in services as it ramps up for Trans-Pacific dominance in the airline industry. (Photo courtesy American Airlines/PR)

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American Airlines allows pets in first class on some trans-continental flights. (Photo courtesy American Airlines/PR)

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Cell phone video showing passengers booing American Airlines attendants as they escorted a crying woman off her flight is going viral. (KPNX)

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Marine Corps Capt. Jason Haag and his service dog Axel were finally able to head home Monday night after American Airlines initially refused to let them board a plane together. (K9s for Warriors via Today)

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Theresa Purcell filed a lawsuit Friday morning against American Airlines after she says she was forced to get out of her wheelchair and crawl on her hands and knees onto a plane, because an agent told her it was too late to set up a ramp. (KHON 2)

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In this Wednesday, April 22, 2015, photo, an American Airlines Boeing 737 taxis before taking off at Miami International Airport in Miami. American Airlines reports earnings Friday April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) ** FILE **

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In this May 9, 2014, file photo, American Airlines pilots Bill Elder, left, and Jim Dees work inside a Boeing 787 flight simulator with New York’s JFK airport gate scenery, in Fort Worth, Texas. Look up during the next few weeks, and you might catch a giant commercial jet doing its training runs over the West Texas area. Officials at Midland International Air & Space Port say the jet is no cause for worry, just practice for pilots of American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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American Airlines airplanes are parked at their gates at JFK International airport in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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In this Wednesday, Aug. 1 2012, file photo, American Airlines airplanes are parked at their gates at JFK International airport in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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In this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, smoke billows from World Trade Center Tower 1 and flames explode from Tower 2 as it is struck by United Airlines Flight 175, in New York. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong, File)

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**FILE** The tail of an American Airlines aircraft is seen at left as a person walks by a passenger gate area in Terminal C at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas, on Aug. 26, 2008. (Associated Press)

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A ramp worker rolls past an American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-82 at the Tampa International Airport in Tampa , Fla., on May 15. (Associated Press)

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Republican supporters cheer outside the American Airlines Center during a visit by members of the Republican National Committee scouting a 2016 Convention host site in Dallas, Thursday, June 12, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero)