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American announces the closing of four Admirals Club locations

Earlier today, American announced their plans to eliminate 1,200 non unionized jobs to “to achieve the necessary financial savings by implementing sustainable, structural changes that will position our airline to compete and win. Like other workgroups, the ARP workgroup has been tasked with reducing annual employee costs by 20 percent, or $95 million.“ That 1,200…

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Updated: American reveals their business plan.

Update: The Tulsa World has more details about the specific number of proposed staff reductions:  Mechanics: 4,600 mechanics, Fleet services: 4,200, Flight attendants: 2,300, Management: 1,400 management, Pilots: 400. And the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram’s Sky Talk blog is reporting that American will close their maintenance facility based at Ft. Worth’s Alllance Airport. American Airlines has…

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American Airlines management meets with unions today to present a business plan

This is a big local news story here in Dallas (and in Tulsa, where American employs almost 7,000 people), but if you live outside the area it may not have come to your attention yet:  American’s management team is meeting this morning with union representatives from the Allied Pilots Association, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, and…

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