It’s official, though I think it was just a matter of time.
This goes back a few weeks ago, when the judge rebuffed American Airlines on a couple of small points.
Quote from the new president of the pilots’ union, which just shows how ignorant they really are, IMO:
“Management won’t be able to restructure successfully without first reaching a consensual agreement with us,” said new pilots’ union President Keith Wilson in a message to members.
I do believe that American will do their best to come to a consensual agreement with the pilots in the spirit of moving the airline forward. But, the pilots don’t have them over a barrel any more.