AA Bankruptcy

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines’ CEO Meets Pilot Union Leaders Face To Face For First Time

After a bitter battle between American Airlines management and the Allied Pilots Association for years, CEO Tom Horton met with union leaders face to face for the first time.

CBS 11–12/13/2012

American Airlines pilots stage and informational picket outside The Boeing Company headquarters on April 15, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Pilots Union President Warns Members “This Is Not A…Game”

The union representing American Airlines pilots sent its members a strongly worded letter, a few days before voting begins on the airline’s new contract offer.

11/20/2012

American Airlines pilots stage and informational picket outside The Boeing Company headquarters on April 15, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

American Airlines Pilots Hold 2nd Contract Vote

Pilots at American Airlines will vote again on whether to approve a contract offer from the company, which has been operating under bankruptcy protection for nearly a year.

11/16/2012

American Airlines pilots protest in support of the Allied Pilots Association on October 31 outside Terminal D at DFW (Chuck Schechner/CBSDFW)

American Pilots Must Wait To See Details Of Proposed Contract

American Airlines’ eight thousand pilots will have to wait to see the details of the deal in principle the Allied Pilots Association worked out with the airline.

11/12/2012

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AA Flight Performance Tanked On Key Days For Pilots

Bad news for American Airlines pilots in September often turned into instant bad news for passengers, based on a review of performance data released by Marks Systems’ masFlight.

CBS 11–10/23/2012

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines Reports Good News

Despite recent negative headlines involving loose seats, flight delays and cancellations, the Fort Worth-based carrier says it made a $110 million profit in the third quarter.

CBS 11–10/17/2012

An American Airlines jet lands on May 28, 2009 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Stumbles On Road To Recovery

Just weeks ago, American Airlines was working its way through bankruptcy court, on schedule for one of the fastest turnarounds in aviation history

10/11/2012

A traveler is seen at an American Airlines check-in counter. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

AA Gate Agents Describe Chaos Due To Canceled Flights

There were no planes, and no crews to fly them, just hundreds of upset passengers with no way to get where they were going. It’s how AA gate agents described most of their September.

CBS 11–10/08/2012

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

AA CEO Talks About Airline’s Difficulties And Future

American Airlines’ CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues.

10/08/2012

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines To Lay Off 450 Tulsa Workers

About 450 mechanics and fleet service workers at American Airlines’ Tulsa maintenance base will be laid off by February, the company and union officials announced Friday.

10/05/2012

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines Says Broken Seat Issue Resolved

After inspecting 48 Boeing 757 aircraft for seats that could potentially loosen during flight, American Airlines says all of the planes are back in service and all necessary repairs have been made.

CBSDFW.COM–10/03/2012

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AA Threatens Legal Action Against Pilots

American Airlines has sent a letter to the Allied Pilots Association, threatening legal action if the company is forced to continue cancellations due to an increase in pilot sick calls and maintenance requests.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012