MOSCOW, September 21 (RIA Novosti)
Hundreds of pilots from the American Airlines air carrier picketed on Thursday at the O’Hare international airport in Chicago protesting against pay and benefits cuts, Chicago Tribune daily reported.
American Airlines is the third largest U.S. air carrier and was a daughter company of the AMR Corp., which is currently in the bankruptcy reorganization. Reuters reported earlier that American Airlines may sack some 11,000 of its personnel and reduce the overall number of flights by one or two percent.
About 200 members of the Allied Pilots Association, representing some 10,000 pilots flying for the American Airlines, marched through the terminals of the O’Hare airport as the air carrier cancelled hundreds of flights this week.
The company blames the pilots for the cancellation. The pilots deny it and also speak for the company’s merger with U.S. Airways.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Image Galleries: Nature Vs Сivilization
Infographics: Racing in Sochi
The British experience can be instructive for Russia. London retains its British Commonwealth if it wants to use this as a foundation for integration in the future. That’s a valuable lesson for Russian experts who are calling for an end to “ineffective” associations like the CIS, the Russian World and others.