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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FORT WORTH (AP) – The new CEO of American Airlines will let employees settle a dispute over the fleet’s appearance by letting them pick a design for the tails of planes.

They’ll get to choose between a stylized eagle that graced the tails for many years, and the bold red, white and blue horizontal bars that replaced the bird earlier this year.

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Doug Parker, who became CEO last week with the closing of Fort Worth-based American’s merger with US Airways, said Monday that voting will run through Jan. 2.

Just a year ago, American introduced the first major overhaul of the livery — airline talk for the paint job and logos — in more than four decades. New planes are a uniform light color with “American” superimposed in giant letters on the sides.

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