AE Pilots Protest Regional Outsourcing

April 2008
Regional Aviation News;4/28/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p8
Market Research Report
The article focuses on the concern raised by the American Eagle pilots' union on the implications of the decision of AMR Corporation to further outsource its regional airline service to non-owned regional airline contractors. The proposed sale of American Eagle announced by parent-company AMR in November 2007 was criticized by pilots. According to the pilots, the concern comes over statements made by Trans States Airlines management about safety.


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