National Mediation Board

As American Airlines and US Airways March Towards Integration, The Pilots’ Unions Still Stand Out

There are thousands of mundane steps to merge two airlines the size of American Airlines and US Airways.  While that process is well underway, we’re still well over a year away from completion and probably close to a year before more substantial customer-facing pieces are in place. In the interim, the process of merging the two workforces is moving along mostly as expected.  Because there are many unions involved, each group is handled a bit differently.  And, since each airline had their own union for a specific class of employees (and sometimes […]