Allied Pilots Association
American Airlines’ parent company and the union representing pilots inside the airline have reached an ‘agreement in principle’ Friday afternoon, ending a months-long fight over how the Fort Worth-based airline should go forward.
It could be a busy week for American Airlines, with a deal with its pilots union close at hand.
The Allied Pilots Association sent its board of directors home Friday with negotiations on a new labor agreement with American Airlines at an impasse. Sources with knowledge of the negotiations said both sides were locked on the issue of what pilots call outsourcing.
The contract dispute between American Airlines and its pilots may soon be over. But that didn’t stopping some pilots from taking their case directly to travelers Wednesday.
American Airlines and the Allied Pilots Association appear close to a deal on a contract.
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.
The head of the pilots’ union says the latest delay in American Airlines’ bankruptcy case increases the chances that the company will be taken over, presumably by US Airways.
The pilots’ union at American Airlines is moving to resume stalled contract negotiations with the carrier.
The union representing pilots for American Airlines sent the strongest message yet to its members Thursday night to immediately stop anything they’re doing to slow down the airline.
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.
American Airlines officials say they want to resume contract negotiations with pilots, but the union wants a written invitation.
The back and forth continues between American Airlines and its pilots, with the pilots union firing the latest shot. Pilots say they are not disrupting American operations with trivial maintenance requests.