Southwest Pilots Defend Mechanics Against Management’s Accusations

Credit: Rob Finlayson
WASHINGTON—The simmering battle between Southwest Airlines and its mechanics saw a new group join the fight, as the airline’s pilots’ union blasted management for “tribalizing and scapegoating” technicians to cover for an “ineffective” operation. “The last few weeks have highlighted how poorly upper...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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