January 09, 2013
The Tulsa-based American Airlines mechanics and related work groups can outperform anyone else in the country when it comes to speed and quality. Even after all the heartache and sacrifice caused by the American Airlines' bankruptcy, more maintenance work is done in-house in Tulsa than is performed at any other U.S. carrier.
Thirty-one heavy maintenance lines are operating today at American's repair bases, compared with six at US Airways, three at Southwest, three at United, three at United's Continental subsidiary and none at Alaska or Delta. The pulse line operating in Tulsa turns around aircraft faster than at any other maintenance facility on the globe.
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January 07, 2013
AA/US Airways Merger Talks
Dear Brothers & Sisters:
This letter is in response to the numerous phone calls and emails we have received regarding press coverage on AA/US Airways merger talks, as well as the reports on signed MOUs by APA and APFA. Our assumption is that, much like in other bankruptcies, pilot and flight attendant were the first work groups to be addressed because of the inherent intricacies of flight schedules, work rules, FAR restrictions, etc.
December 21, 2012
American Eagle - Court Approves Four Agreements
At a hearing held on the afternoon of December 21, 2012, Judge Lane heard and granted four motions filed by the debtors to authorize American Eagle Airlines, Inc. and Executive Airlines, Inc. (together, “Eagle”), both subsidiaries of AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, a subsidiary of AMR Corporation, to enter into new collective bargaining agreements (the “New CBAs”) with the following four groups: