American’s pilots oppose AA-BA-IB tie-up

The Allied Pilots Association (APA), certified collective bargaining agent for the 11,500 pilots of American Airlines, urged the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to decline American Airlines’ application for worldwide antitrust immunity with British Airways and Iberia, citing European Commission (EC) concerns and the airline’s refusal to address job-security, anti-competitiveness and national-security issues.

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