Flight Attendants

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

Flight Attendants Urged To Approve AA’s Offer

The vice president of the American Airlines flight attendants union urged members to approve the airline’s last, best contract offer. Flight attendants are currently in the process of voting.

08/01/2012

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

American Airlines aircraft. (credit: Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images)

US Airways Files For American Airlines Merger; Unions On Board

US Airways announced that it wants to merge with American Airlines. While it has not made an offer, it has struck an agreement with the airline’s unions.

04/20/2012

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American Eagle Employees Protest Labor Cost Cuts

American Eagle flight attendants protested outside of Terminal B at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Tuesday. The group was picketing the regional carrier’s desire to slash tens of millions of dollars off labor costs.

04/10/2012

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Opening Crew Quarters In Denver

Southwest Airlines is opening a new pilot crew base and flight attendant crew base at Denver International Airport.

02/24/2012

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

American Airlines Attendants Re-Elect Union President

Flight attendants facing layoffs and pay cuts at American Airlines have narrowly re-elected their union president.

02/24/2012

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

Union Says 500 American Airlines Layoffs Averted

The flight attendants’ union says that because of job-sharing and other steps, American Airlines won’t have to furlough 500 workers this spring.

02/22/2012

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

AMR Unions Seek Early-Retirement Incentives

Two major unions at American Airlines are asking the company to offer incentives for workers to retire early as a way to reduce planned layoffs.

02/16/2012

American Airlines customers wait in line to check in for flights. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

American Airlines Flight Attendants Protest Their Company

They say they are trying to save some of the 13,000 jobs that American wants to eliminate as part of its bankruptcy.

02/14/2012

An American Airlines jet lands on May 28, 2009 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Steps Up Recycling Efforts

Just last year, American Airlines flight attendants raised $90,000 for charity by recycling aluminum cans used by airline passengers.

09/29/2011

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Southwest Airlines Pilot Suspended After Radio Rant

Southwest Airlines has suspended a pilot whose disparaging comments about gays and older flight attendants were transmitted over the radio.

06/22/2011

An American Airlines jet lands on May 28, 2009 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

American Airlines Union Leader Says Strike Unlikely

A union president at American Airlines said that federal officials aren’t likely to let flight attendants go on strike.

03/25/2011

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