American Airlines


Testing the 'rules' of public negotiations

Oct 10, 2012
American Airlines airlines has blamed its pilots, who are unhappy with new pay and work rules, for purposefully forcing delays and cancellations in protest.
Posted In: American Airlines, negotiations, labor

Risks remain for American despite CEO apology

Oct 9, 2012
American Airlines could face continued business fallout even as CEO apologizes to passengers for delays and talks resume with pilots.
Posted In: American Airlines, labor, unions

American Airlines threatens to sue pilots' union

Sep 28, 2012
American is trying to impose new pay and work rules on its pilots -- and they’re not happy. Their union hasn’t called for any official action, but American says pilots are filing more maintenance complaints and flying circuitous routes.
Posted In: American Airlines, labor, unions

Labor woes worsen at American Airlines

Sep 19, 2012
Between disgruntled union workers and thousands of layoffs, yet more American Airlines flights are being cancelled or delayed. Should travelers avoid the bankrupt carrier?
Posted In: American Airlines, layoffs, flight delays

American Airlines employees await decisions

Aug 8, 2012
Union workers at the bankrupt airline could be facing layoffs in the thousands, or deep cuts to wages and benefits.
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American Airlines could be soaring towards merger

Jul 11, 2012
AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, says it is reaching out to other airlines in search of a merger. US Airways has previously shown very public interest in joining forces.
Posted In: airplanes, American Airlines, US Airways

Playing the name game

Jun 12, 2012
The NBA finals will be played in two arenas named for a couple of less-than-stellar corporate performers.
Posted In: NBA, nba finals, American Airlines, Chesapeake Energy, Miami Heat, Thunder

Is the all-you-can-eat model ever a good idea?

May 9, 2012
Unlimited data plans, unlimited airline miles, all-you-can eat buffets -- looking at the logic (or lack of) behind companies that launch all-you-can-eat plans.
Posted In: unlimited, all-you-can-eat, AT&T, American Airlines, consumers

Do airline mergers deliver on their promises?

Apr 26, 2012
It's rumored that US Airways may soon merge with the bankrupt parent company of American Airlines. Mergers usually bring promises of frequent flier guarantees and hub airport assurances, but do they actually happen?
Posted In: American Airlines, US Airways, airline industry

American Airlines bankruptcy could void union contracts

Mar 26, 2012
The parent company of American Airlines wants more concessions from unions, or it'll push to cancel existing labor contracts.
Posted In: American Airlines, unions, bankruptcy