American Airlines’ pilots union, which recently resumed talks with the carrier on a new contract, says the seven-day negotiating window set by management may be too short to resolve the months-long dispute. “No one is wildly optimistic,” a spokesman for the Allied Pilots Association (APA) tells Aviation Week. “We should know in a couple of days if management is serious or if this is just another delay tactic.” APA members in August overwhelmingly rejected American’s last contract ...


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