Allied Pilots Association
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.
CBS 11 News has confirmed that 2,000 American Airlines flight attendants applied for the carrier’s early-out incentive. That response, the company said, means that it will not need to furlough any flight attendants.
Dozens of American Airlines flights were canceled across the country on Monday, and flight tracking websites showed more than half of the arrivals were delayed.
American Airlines has just started implementing new work rules, pay, and benefits after getting a bankruptcy judge’s OK to toss out the old pilot contracts.
The union for American Airlines pilots has decided to hold a strike vote. While strike ballots are on the way to 8,000 AA pilots, Allied Pilots Association (APA) spokesman Tom Hoban says the move doesn’t mean there will be a strike.
Just weeks after what American Airlines pilots called a historic victory to save their work contracts, a federal judge agreed Tuesday to let those contracts be canceled.
Representatives from American Airlines are heading back to bankruptcy court on Tuesday morning, hoping that a judge will throw out their contract with the Allied Pilots Association.
The pilot’s union says it will hold a strike vote if American Airlines throws out its labor contract in bankruptcy court.
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – American Airline’s flight attendants have approved the airline’s last, best contract offer. 7,482 flight attendants or 60 percent voted in favor of the tentative agreement. 5088 or 40 percent voted against. […]
American Airlines is going back to court to throw out its contract with union pilots after making changes to satisfy the bankruptcy judge. If it wins in court, American could cut annual spending on pilots by more than $300 million.