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After secret talks that began in earnest in mid-October, Boeing and the Machinists union have reached a landmark tentative agreement that would ensure the 737MAX is built in Renton and lead to settlement of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) case against the company.
Today, the voting process begins for nearly 2,300 Atlantic Southeast Airlines and ExpressJet Flight Attendants in an election to determine union representation.
Due to the on on-going growth of Emirates Airline, there is a requirement for Ground Instructor positions within Flight Training for the A330/340 and B777 Fleets.
Although American Airlines’ bankruptcy move yesterday isn’t expected to have much impact on flights and travelers the same can’t be said for its workforce.
It wasn’t enough that the Allied Pilots Association would reject a contract offer with job security, pension protection, annual raises and a signing bonus. Negotiators also wanted management to eat some humble pie.
Passengers are unlikely to see any immediate disruptions from American Airlines’ bankruptcy filing, but it could cost Kansas City $1.1 million in annual lease payments.
British and Irish airline bosses have criticised the Chancellor’s decision to press ahead with a 10pc rise in Air Passenger Duty, claiming the tax has “already cost the UK economy 25,000 jobs”.
The bankruptcy of American Airlines parent AMR Corp. (AMR) deals a blow to the Dallas-Fort Worth region of Texas, a community whose identity and fortunes have been tied to the company and aviation for more than 80 years.