American Airlines and its pilots union have reached a tentative agreement over a new contract, which will go into effect if approved by the board of the Allied Pilots Association.
Tensions are high at Miami International Airport and airports around the country as American Airlines cancelled dozens of flights due to seats that could potentially pop loose during flight.
American Airlines employees are hoping for the best 24 hours after the company sent out more than 11,000 layoff warning notices, including more than 1,500 in Florida.
American Airlines has been fighting to stay alive in bankruptcy court, but its latest move will put a serious dent in the Miami economy and likely not curry any good will for the company in South Florida.
AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines, won a key ruling Tuesday that will allow it to impose terms on its pilots union.
Miami’s largest air carrier, American Airlines, is moving one step closer to a potential mega-merger with U.S. Airways.