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UK Opens Travel and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, the UK opens up more non-essential travel, Reserve with Google is ending, Hawaii's residents say tourism is worth its troubles and American Airlines sues Sabre — again.

UK Opens Travel and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

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American Airlines and Its Mechanics Are Headed to Court

American can certainly come up with other options beyond the court to win over its workers.

American Airlines and Its Mechanics Are Headed to Court

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American Airlines Asks Court to Stop Disruptive Slowdown by Mechanics

American Airlines is accusing its mechanics and their unions of conducting an illegal work slowdown to gain leverage in contract talks. The whole industry will be watching how a judge rules in the matter.

American Airlines Asks Court to Stop Disruptive Slowdown by Mechanics

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American Airlines CEO Hopes Huge Employee Salary Hikes Will Reset Relations

When it comes to compensation, we've seen bigger mistakes by CEOs. This will get Parker more support from the rank and file in the years ahead.

American Airlines CEO Hopes Huge Employee Salary Hikes Will Reset Relations

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American Airlines CEO Rejects Criticism of ‘Unprecedented’ Flight Crew Pay Hikes

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker is playing the long game. Surprise pay hikes for pilots and flight attendants will cost roughly $350 million in 2018 and 2019. But if airlines truly want to avoid more customer service-related dramas, one way to get there is to adequately compensate your workforce.

American Airlines CEO Rejects Criticism of ‘Unprecedented’ Flight Crew Pay Hikes

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Some American Airlines’ Flight Attendants Still Have Health Concerns About New Uniforms

American Air isn't going to come out and admit the problem is as bad as some employees say it is, so this is likely as close to offering an olive branch as the airline will come.

Some American Airlines’ Flight Attendants Still Have Health Concerns About New Uniforms

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American Is Leaving Thousands of Standby Passengers Stranded Says Pilots Union

General rule of thumb, given the fact that airlines tend to be more interested in meeting their bottom lines or getting on-time departure records: Try not to fly standby.

American Is Leaving Thousands of Standby Passengers Stranded Says Pilots Union

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Union Boss for American Airlines Pilots Criticizes CEO for Skipping Trump Meeting

Parker has a growing problem on his hands with the unions who are now less optimistic about his tenure than they were when he took charge. Pilots are only half of his challenge.

Union Boss for American Airlines Pilots Criticizes CEO for Skipping Trump Meeting

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American Airlines’ New Uniforms Are Making Some Flight Attendants Ill

As if only to add more to the delights of modern-day air travel, now flight attendants must also suffer with clothing that can actually make them ill.

American Airlines’ New Uniforms Are Making Some Flight Attendants Ill

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Airline Labor Groups Worry Industry Boom Won’t Last

Since U.S. airlines have been on the upswing for so long, airline workers are now preparing for how the next downturn will erode their gains in recent years.

Airline Labor Groups Worry Industry Boom Won’t Last