Allied Pilots Association
Union pilots at Texas-based American Airlines say the state attorney general’s opposition to American’s proposed merger with US Airways doesn’t make sense.
The Allied Pilots Association, the pilots’ union for American Airlines, is hopeful a merger between their airline and US Airways will bring a change at the top of a newly combined airline.
Pilots won’t lose work, will get to fly the same planes and will keep their seniority. They are among the key terms released Tuesday in a memorandum that the pilots unions of American Airlines and US Airways agreed to in case of a merger.
There are new accusations against American Airlines management by the Allied Pilots Association as both parties try to work on a possible merger with US Airways.
As American Airlines tries to emerge from bankruptcy, there’s a new issue dividing American Airlines’ pilots.
Top leaders at American Airlines, US Airways, and their pilot unions are meeting to discuss a merger, one of the unions said. The Allied Pilots Association at American Airlines disclosed the meetings in a hotline message to members Wednesday.
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.
Allied Pilots Association president Keith Wilson said that American Airlines CEO Thomas Horton is scheduled to talk about the airline’s bankruptcy restructuring.
Pilots at American Airlines are approving a new labor contract, which could clear the way for consideration of a merger with US Airways.
The Allied Pilots Association board of directors voted late Friday morning to send its 8,000 members the deal in principle struck with American Airlines. The final count was 12-4 in favor of presenting the offer.
Some American Airlines pilots started receiving summaries Tuesday of the new agreement-in-principal the Allied Pilots Association has reached with the company
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.