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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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AA Merger Decision Expected By Year’s End

AMR Corp.’s bankruptcy creditors expect the parent company of American Airlines to decide by year-end whether to merge with another airline or remain an independent company.

09/07/2012

A shot of the control tower at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

DFW Airport Pushes Big Budget Despite AA Bankruptcy

Officials with Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport were busy Wednesday pitching next year’s proposed $660 million spending plan during a Dallas City Council briefing session, this despite the looming uncertainty surrounding the American Airlines bankruptcy.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2012

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

Allied Pilots Association Threatens Strike Vote Against American Airlines

The pilot’s union says it will hold a strike vote if American Airlines throws out its labor contract in bankruptcy court.

08/22/2012

Tom Horton, President of American Airlines, addresses the media during a press conference. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

American CEO Bashes US Airways; Calls It Desperate

American Airlines CEO Tom Horton wants to set the record straight: It was he who approached US Airways CEO Doug Parker about the possibility of combining the two airlines, not the other way around.

07/25/2012

American Airlines and American Eagle employees prepare to march to U.S. Bankruptcy Court to protest against AMR's plans to cut jobs and labor costs while under bankruptcy court protection on April 23, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

AA Flight Attendants Union Sends Members Last Company Offer

merican Airlines’ flight attendants union, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, has decided to send the airline’s last, best offer to its members.

07/20/2012

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

AMR & US Airways CEOs Discuss Merger Options

The CEOs of American Airlines parent company and US Airways are talking to each other about potential merger scenarios. AMR Corp. CEO Thomas Horton and US Airways’ Doug Parker met Thursday over breakfast.

07/19/2012

American Airlines parent company AMR Corporation's headquarters. (credit: Chuck Schechner/NewsRadio 1080 KRLD)

AMR Considering Merger, Reaches TWU Deal

AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, is now considering merger options according a two-page letter to employees from CEO Tom Horton. The announcement came on the same day two work groups from the Transport Workers Union announced that a tentative agreement had been reached with AA on a new contract.

07/10/2012

American Airlines and American Eagle employees prepare to march to U.S. Bankruptcy Court to protest against AMR's plans to cut jobs and labor costs while under bankruptcy court protection on April 23, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attendants’ Union Cites Progress In Talks With AMR

The flight attendants’ union says it has made progress in talks with American Airlines on voluntary cost-cutting measures.

07/06/2012

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near two American Airlines planes. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

US Airways CEO Says Merger Delays ‘Fine By Us’

The CEO of US Airways says he still wants to merge with American Airlines, but he’s in no hurry.

07/05/2012

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

American Airlines Workers Seek New Contract Talks

Flight attendants and mechanics at American Airlines want to resume contract talks as a deadline nears for a federal judge to rule on whether the airline can impose its own terms on workers.

06/26/2012

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Videos By AA Flight Attendant Poke Fun At Company Execs

When American Airlines flight attendant Robert Hearn is on the picket line his feet aren’t on the street — they’re just keeping the beat. Hearn has a string of YouTube videos that skewer American’s management.

06/21/2012

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