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American Airlines pilots protest in support of the Allied Pilots Association on October 31 outside Terminal D at DFW (Chuck Schechner/CBSDFW)

Union: American, US Airways Execs Meet With 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.

12/20/2012

American Airlines pilots protest in support of the Allied Pilots Association on October 31 outside Terminal D at DFW (Chuck Schechner/CBSDFW)

Pilots Board Sends AA Deal In Principle To 8,000 Members

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.

CBS 11–11/16/2012

Several American Airlines MD-80 aircrafts at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Union Head Says Delay In AMR Case Boosts Takeover

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.

10/23/2012

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines Reports Good News

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.

CBS 11–10/17/2012

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American Ready To Renegotiate With Pilots

American Airlines officials say they want to resume contract negotiations with pilots, but the union wants a written invitation.

09/24/2012

American Airlines Announces New Destinations From LAX, Including Non Stop To Shanghai

Concerns Continue For American Airlines

American Airlines is doubling down on accusations that recent on-time performance issues are pilot related.

09/20/2012

Several American Airlines MD-80 aircrafts at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

AMR Expects About 4,400 Job Cuts, Warns 11,000

American Airlines is sending layoff warning notices to more than 11,000 employees although it expects job losses to be closer to 4,400.

09/18/2012

American Airlines flight attendants arrive for work. (credit: cott Olson/Getty Images)

Hundreds of AA Flight Attendants Taking Early Out

Flight attendants must apply by Thursday, and will receive $40,000 in cash. But they will give up all seniority, lose their company-subsidized health benefits, and can’t be rehired. More than 1400 flight attendants have signed up.

CBS 11–09/14/2012

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines Cost Cutting Measures Begin

American Airlines sent a letter to employees Wednesday night, laying out the first changes for their employment as the company began the cost cutting needed to keep the bankrupt air carrier in the air.

CBS 11–09/12/2012

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Mayor: Companies Interested In AA Maintenance Facility Space

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price says don’t expect overgrown grass and empty lots at the site of the American Airlines maintenance base at Alliance Airport. The city has already heard from several companies interested in moving into the space.

CBSDFW.COM–09/12/2012

American Eagle signage is seen inside an American Airlines/American Eagle terminal. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

AA: SkyWest To Take Over Dozens Of American Eagle Flights

American Airlines has signed an agreement with SkyWest Airlines to take over the operation of dozens of regional flights currently handled by American Eagle.

CBSDFW.COM–09/12/2012

American Airlines employees rally against the company on May 11, 2012. (credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

Despite Legality, AA Pilots Vote On Possible Strike

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/10/2012

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