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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Just weeks ago, American Airlines was working its way through bankruptcy court, on schedule for one of the fastest turnarounds in aviation history
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.
American Airlines’ CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues.
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.
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.
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.