AA in the Balance

American’s flight attendants voted down their proposed contract. The pilots and mechanics had already ratified theirs.

American has said that if the three groups didn’t approve concessions, it would seek to reorganize itself under bankruptcy laws.

Since the vote was apparently decided by a few hundred flight attendants, and since several of those flight attendants cast their votes before last minute airline concessions, there may be an opportunity for a revote.


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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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