American Airlines and its pilots union returned to the bargaining table yesterday to negotiate a new contract, the Allied Pilots Association (APA) tells Aviation Week. Management has pushed to resume talks, and last night APA’s board agreed to begin negotiations, reversing a decision from last week to decline American’s offer. “We decided to be the adults in the room and resume talks,” an APA spokesman says. “The focus now is to get an industry-standard contract.” “It is time to ...


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