CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Merger Worries American Eagle Flight Attendants

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

tbt10 Merger Worries American Eagle Flight AttendantsPick Your Favorite Throwbact Thursday Song

75829598 Merger Worries American Eagle Flight AttendantsSteven Colbert To Replace Letterman

godzilla image for story Merger Worries American Eagle Flight AttendantsNew Godzilla Trailer Hits The Internet

155742164 Merger Worries American Eagle Flight AttendantsPick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

FORT WORTH (AP) - The union representing American Eagle flight attendants says members are worried about their fate if the merger of American Airlines and US Airways goes through.

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA complains that the parent of American Airlines — Fort Worth-based AMR Corp. — has outsourced some regional flying to other carriers.

Robert Barrow is president of the Eagle flight attendants’ union, which represents about 1,800 people. Barrow said Tuesday that flight attendants deserve to know their role after the merger.

Some American and US Airways Group Inc. employees on Tuesday flew to Washington to lobby for the merger.

The U.S. Department of Justice sued last month to block the deal, saying it would reduce competition.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments