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.
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.
Southwest Airlines Co. has officially opened new pilot and flight attendant crew bases at Denver International Airport.
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.
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.
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.
American Airlines has told the state it could be cutting nearly three thousand jobs here in North Texas by November.
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.
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.
American Airlines is doubling down on accusations that recent on-time performance issues are pilot related.
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?
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.