American Airlines and Labor Negotiations

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  1. NYer

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    There is enough to go around, no need to sacrifice revenue or profits. This isn't an industry with a dozen airlines trying to get market share any more.
     
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    Too busy building up NYC.

    You might see some more strategic adds here and there in DFW, but that’s probably about it?
     
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  3. cltrat

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    they don’t need to be that proactive to kick AA,s ass current leadership takes care of that for them
     
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    Kev would they add any intl routes out of DFW or no if they see or saw AA intl routes?
     
  5. Buck

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    The cards are only part of removing the Association. When you sign a card you must do more to help your fellow mechanic
    secure a better future. There are a lot of young mechanics coming on board, let's give them a future that speaks of their profession.
     
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  6. Buck

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    The lies and bullshit have been going on since I walked in the door...
    The mechanics have always been lied to.
     
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    The reason they are saying that "limited progress" is being made, is to prevent a mutiny by the membership as the holidays approach with no end to a contract in sight. Nobody cares about the needs of the dues payers, the company looks at us as bricks in the backpack, and the Association sees us as pawns to us
     
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  8. Vortilon

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    So true...
     
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    I think if they saw an opportunity, they’d move on it, but the days of just throwing airplanes at a market are long gone. For Texas specifically, I think they’re more focused on AUS in the immediate term. Just my .02.
     
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  11. cltrat

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    Most people fly AA because they have to not because they want to
     
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    The have a solid monopoly in dfw,mia,phl and clt. Its a house of cards a burp in oil prices and it will collapse. Too much debt and no assets left to mortgage.
     
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    No assets? That's just not even remotely true.

    By the way, if you actually believe it's a house of cards, with nothing left to mortgage under a mountain of debt then how do you, at the same time, expect the best of best in a JCBA?
     
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    Thx kev. Surprise me that AUS. But same time guess the intl flights in n out are helping to thrive AUS
     
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    That may be true, but the amfa drive started in mia and is moving fairly rapidly. The only chance the Association has is if it gets a ta in the next 2 months. I dont think card collection will take that long. This time is incredibly different.
    Few defend the Association.

    I mean, i still believe the Association cant stop amfa but i think its safe to assume that the company, and nmb, dont want a change in unions.

    So, the only plausible block would be a quick ta then a recertification in hopes of beating amfa to the card signing finishing line and barring amfa for 2 years.

    Not saying it will be successful, but amfa has showed that it doesnt know how to organize and has been doing this and F'ing this up for 20 years. As a professional, ive looked at their organizing and its a complete disaster, and im sympathetic to amfa, but they sure as hell dont know how to F'n organize.
     
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