American Airlines‘ (Dallas/Fort Worth) pilots, represented by the Allied Pilots Association (APA), have been meeting with the pilots of US Airways (Phoenix) and CEO Doug Parker about a transitional labor agreement and also about possible airline consolidation between the two carriers according to this article by the Tulsa World. The APA pilots are united in their opposition against American CEO Tom Horton. The pilots of American are the last labor group holding out against a new labor agreement and are threatening to strike if their current contract is voided by the bankruptcy court. The judge is due to rule on September 4.
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Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Boeing 777-223 ER N791AN (msn 30254) of American Airlines in the Oneworld motif climbs away from the runway at Los Angeles International Airport.