Saturday September 22, 2018

Wilson wins full term as president of American Airlines pilot union

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Flight attendant union at Southwest Airlines names replacement president

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USAPA president explains why the union filed the lawsuit against Leonidas group

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Beverly Goulet gets promoted to senior vice president at American Airlines

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APA president: We’re probably 24 to 30 months away from combining pilot seniority lists of American Airlines, US Airways

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US Airways president Scott Kirby nets $1.37 million from stock sale

US Airways president Scott Kirby has filed a disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission that he executed a buy and sale of US Airways stock on Tuesday that netted him $1,366,857.80. He acquired 114,862 shares for $3.10 a share, or $356,072.20, and then sold them for $15 a share, or $1,722,930, for a net […]

APA president advises American Airlines pilots not to play Russian roulette by voting down proposed contract

In a message Tuesday afternoon to American Airlines pilots, Allied Pilots Association president Keith Wilson advised that it would be smarter to take the deal negotiated by the union than to hope for something better. Among his comments: – “While martyrdom in the manner of Eastern Airlines is one option, I do not believe that […]

‘We’re tired of waiting,’ USAPA president says in explaining why the union wants info about AA-US talks

Following on the heels of the union’s court filing Friday, the  president of the US Airlines Pilots Association sent a message to members explaining why the union wants to see documents and question officials involved in the merger discussions between American Airlines and US Airways. Here’s the letter from Gary Hummel: November 16, 2012 President’s […]

APA president tells members why he’lll vote yes for new contract

Allied Pilots Association president Keith Wilson told members Friday that he voted no on the first tentative agreement last summer, but that he’ll be voting yes on the second one that’s been handed to member now. Here’s his message: I voted “no” last time Fellow pilots, With the APA Board of Directors’ vote to approve […]

US Airways president notes change in rival Southwest Airlines’ pricing strategy

US Airways Group president Scott Kirby said today that he thinks rival Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has changed its pricing strategy. Kirby said Southwest is targeting fare increases and sales, which can be “a little hard to understand” for most people but seems smart to airline insiders. An analyst during US Airways’ third-quarter earnings conference call […]