Thursday, February 2, 2012

American airlines

  • American Airlines said Wednesday that it wanted to cut 13,000 jobs and terminate its workers' pension plans as it seeks to cut its employee costs by 20 percent while operating in bankruptcy court.
  • (New York Times)
  • AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, wants to cut some 13,000 jobs, about one-seventh of its workforce, as part of its bankruptcy reorganization, the company said Wednesday.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • American Airlines executives said Wednesday the company proposes to cut up to 2,100 jobs in Tulsa, or 30.9 percent of its mechanic and related work force - and 13,000 employees companywide - as part of parent AMR Corp.
  • (Tulsa World)
  • DALLAS _ AMR Corp.s plan of reorganization calls for eliminating about 13,000 jobs at American Airlines and terminating the companys four pension plans as the Fort Worth-based airline tries to achieve $2 billion cost savings.
  • (Syracuse Post-Standard)
  • WASHINGTON -- Members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation today reacted to the restructuring announcement by American Airlines, the nation's third largest airline.
  • (KFOR)
  • FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines' parent company proposed reducing its workforce by 13,000 employees affecting pilots, flight attendants, ground workers, mechanics and management as the company cuts costs in bankruptcy. AMR Corp.
  • (KHOU)
  • NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- American Airlines told its unions Wednesday it plans to cut 13,000 jobs from the staff of 88,000 at the nations No. 3 airline. The cuts will fall most heavily on the airlines maintenance operations, which will lose 4,600 jobs.
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  • The federal pension-insurance agency filed $91 million in liens against American Airlines property in a bid to pressure the company to save its retirement plans instead of dumping the obligations on the agency.
  • (AP -
  • The parent of American Airlines wants to eliminate about 13,000 jobs - 15 percent of its workforce - as the nations third-biggest airline remakes itself under bankruptcy protection.
  • (San Francisco Gate)

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