Pilots

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

American Airlines Pilots Picket On Lunch Break

The contract dispute between American Airlines and its pilots may soon be over. But that didn’t stopping some pilots from taking their case directly to travelers Wednesday.

10/31/2012

A traveler is seen at an American Airlines check-in counter. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

AA Gate Agents Describe Chaos Due To Canceled Flights

There were no planes, and no crews to fly them, just hundreds of upset passengers with no way to get where they were going. It’s how AA gate agents described most of their September.

CBS 11–10/08/2012

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

Southwest Airlines Adds Crew Bases In Denver

Southwest Airlines Co. has officially opened new pilot and flight attendant crew bases at Denver International Airport.

10/02/2012

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Union Tells Pilots To Stop Slowing Down AA

The union representing pilots for American Airlines sent the strongest message yet to its members Thursday night to immediately stop anything they’re doing to slow down the airline.

09/27/2012

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

Pilots Blame AA Letter For Latest Fallout

After flying in to try to re-start contract negotiations with American Airlines, today the Allied Pilots Assn board of directors walked out of their offices and went home.

09/27/2012

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

Pilots To Consider New Contract Talks

A possible breakthrough with American Airlines and its pilots union. The Allied Pilots Association says it will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday to formally consider whether to re-open contract negotiations.

CBS 11–09/25/2012

Ramp personnel load baggage into a departing American Airlines flight on August 15, 2001. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Nearly 3,000 AA Layoffs Coming

American Airlines has told the state it could be cutting nearly three thousand jobs here in North Texas by November.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

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

AA Pilots Defend Maintenance Delays

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.

09/21/2012

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

American Airlines Avoids Flight Attendant Layoffs

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.

09/21/2012

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

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Is It Time To Avoid American Airlines?

With American Airlines canceling dozens of flights every day, passengers with fall travel plans are confronting an inconvenient question: Should they avoid the nation’s third-largest carrier because labor strife might cause delays and cancelations?

09/20/2012

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

AA Continues To Cancel Flights

American Airlines pilots deny an intentional slowdown, but they admit they area angry over new, less favorable work rules – which include more work, lower pay, and less sick time.

CBSDFW.COM–09/18/2012

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