American Airlines is boosting its hiring for maintenance jobs to nearly 800 positions in 2019 with the recent announcement that it will add 400 jobs to its Tulsa, Oklahoma maintenance facility. According to Erik Olund, managing director of base maintenance at the airline, the added jobs are a result of a maintenance work ramping up in most areas—particularly with the addition of the Boeing 787 to American’s fleet. Olund says special visits for the 787 will begin in October at ...

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