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Articles tagged “american airlines”

Airline Labor Groups Worry Industry Boom Won’t Last

Airline Labor Groups Worry Industry Boom Won’t Last

Michael Sasso and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

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.

2 weeks ago

For Foreseeable Future, American and US Airways Flight Attendants Will Fly Separately

For Foreseeable Future, American and US Airways Flight Attendants Will Fly Separately

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

US Airways and American closed their merger more than two and a half years ago, but for many customers and employees, it still feels like two airlines. This will ensure that's the case for longer than anyone wants.

3 months ago

American Airlines Pilots Are Pessimistic About Its Corporate Culture

American Airlines Pilots Are Pessimistic About Its Corporate Culture

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

If American Airlines can't keep its pilots or employees happy, could a potential strike be looming?

7 months ago

American Airlines Tries to Mend Labor Issues With Profit-Sharing Promise

American Airlines Tries to Mend Labor Issues With Profit-Sharing Promise

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Smart for American to go for profit sharing in a good year rather than lock in higher wages that would persist even when returns weren't as great as they are now.

9 months ago

American Airlines’ CEO Can’t Escape a Quote by Southwest Air’s Co-Founder

American Airlines’ CEO Can’t Escape a Quote by Southwest Air’s Co-Founder

Dennis Schaal, Skift

American Airlines Group CEO sounds as though he has turned into a labor activist. OK, not really, but he knows you can't have a successful company unless its corporate culture is healthy and its employees have a real stake in its well-being.

9 months ago

American Airlines Pilots Say Labor Relations Are Now ‘Toxic’

American Airlines Pilots Say Labor Relations Are Now ‘Toxic’

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

It appears that American is spending more on everyone. Parker needs to bring back the labor skills he used to woo the union to his side in the first place.

9 months ago

American Airlines Reservations Agents Ratify New Contract

American Airlines Reservations Agents Ratify New Contract

Associated Press

You know that United execs, which still struggles with contract disputes that separate former Continental workers from the United rank and file, read headlines like this and just groan.

1 year ago

President of American Airlines’ Flight Attendant Union Will Resign

President of American Airlines’ Flight Attendant Union Will Resign

Associated Press

The resignation reveals a deeper divide between American and one of its leading unions than previously thought.

1 year ago

American Airlines Is Making Retirees Mad By Cutting Flying Perks

American Airlines Is Making Retirees Mad By Cutting Flying Perks

Associated Press

We're pretty certain there are benefits to other people at American Air that its execs can cut. Perhaps the benefits they receive.

2 years ago

Labor Unions and U.S. Airlines Set Aside Differences to Attack Gulf Carriers

Labor Unions and U.S. Airlines Set Aside Differences to Attack Gulf Carriers

Jason Clampet, Skift

The selective outrage is cynical at best.

2 years ago

American Airlines’ Maintenance Workers Claim Airline Lax on Safety

American Airlines’ Maintenance Workers Claim Airline Lax on Safety

David Koenig, Associated Press

American's relationship with its maintenance workers is its biggest labor challenge.

2 years ago

American Airlines Pilots to Get 23% Pay Boost in New Contract

American Airlines Pilots to Get 23% Pay Boost in New Contract

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

American apparently sees a happier, more loyal workforce as a good thing.

2 years ago