Air Line Pilots Association
Pilots at regional airline American Eagle rejected a contract proposal on Friday that they said would freeze their pay and cut their health insurance benefits.
The CEO of American Eagle says the American Airlines regional affiliate will be a different outfit that does less flying after leaders of the pilots’ union rejected a contract offer.
Union leaders have rejected a contract offer for pilots at American Eagle, raising fresh doubts about the fate of the carrier, which is the regional-flying wing of American Airlines.
While the fate of negotiations between AMR and pilots for American Airlines remain up in the air, the company has reached a deal with pilots for regional carrier American Eagle.
The Allied Pilots Association is telling its members that advisers recommend they approve American Airlines’ last, best contract offer.
United Airlines says it has a deal with union negotiators on a new labor contract with its own pilots and those from the former Continental Airlines.