American Airlines says it will reduce flights in July partly because of a shortage of pilots due to more of them calling in sick. The 1 percent reduction in July’s schedule follows a 1.5 percent cutback in June.
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.
Southwest and American are airlines heading in different directions financially, made clear during annual shareholder meetings on Wednesday.