American Airlines Pilots Approve New Four-Year Agreement
American Airlines pilots, represented by the Allied Pilots Association (APA), have officially ratified a new four-year agreement with the airline. This newly approved contract is set to provide over $9 billion in compensation and quality-of-life benefits to the airline's 15,000 pilots.Advertising
Robert Isom, CEO of American Airlines, expressed his satisfaction with the agreement, stating, "Today is a great day for our pilots and airline." He emphasized the benefits of the contract, noting that it would enable American Airlines to bolster its pilot training capacity immediately. This enhancement will support the utilization of currently underused aircraft and pave the way for future flying operations. Additionally, the agreement offers pilots more opportunities for career advancement.
Isom thanked the company and APA negotiating teams for their diligent and cooperative efforts in finalizing the agreement. He remarked, "We're proud of this agreement and believe it's one our pilots truly deserve." Special acknowledgment was given to Capt. Ed Sicher, APA President, for his exemplary leadership throughout the negotiation process.Advertising
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