This is APFA President, John Ward. Today is Monday, March 31. Earlier today the APFA reached a tentative agreement with American Airlines on a Restructuring Participation Agreement that, together with agreements reached between American and both the Allied Pilots Association and the Transport Workers Union, enabled the company to avert a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing.…Read More
This is APFA President John Ward with a Hotline update for Friday, March 21. Discussions between APFA and American Airlines Management continued every day this week as APFA works toward reaching an agreement with Management aimed at providing financial relief to the Company. Members of the APFA Negotiating Committee, along with our economic and legal…Read More
Today is March 18, 2003, and this is Linda Herod-Rivas, Chair of the APFA National Ballot Committee. The National Ballot Committee has certified the results of the Chicago International Base Representative Election. The results are as follows: For Chairperson, Debbie Bauer received 250 votes and Nancy Moehring received 559 votes. For Vice Chairperson, Ron Crawford…Read More
This is APFA President John Ward with the APFA hotline. Today is Friday, March 14. I wanted to update everyone on where things are with our discussions with American Airlines Management. As you know, the Company has stated that without $1.8 billion in cost reductions, including $340 million from the APFA, it will be forced…Read More
This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with a special APFA Hotline Update for Tuesday, March 11, 2003. The Annual Convention of the APFA Board of Directors, which began on Friday, March 7 in the D/FW area, adjourned today. During the course of the meeting, the board approved the APFA Budget for the next…Read More
This is APFA President John Ward with the APFA hotline for Friday, March 07. Members of the APFA Negotiating Committee, along with the APFA National Officers, National Scheduling Coordinator, National Contract Coordinator, and legal advisors met again this week with American Airlines Management to continue our discussions relating to the Company’s current financial crisis. This…Read More
This is APFA President John Ward with a hotline message; today is Friday, February, 28. As talk of an AMR bankruptcy increases I know, so too, do our stress levels. Tonight, I want to update you on what APFA is doing both to avoid bankruptcy and to prepare for that worst case scenario should that…Read More
Hello. Today is Friday, February 21, 2003. This is Liz Geiss, APFA InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline. The APFA National Officers, members of the negotiating team, and our advisors met with members of senior management on Wednesday. During this meeting, additional financial information was provided to the APFA for review. Additional meetings with Management…Read More
Hello. Today is Friday, February 14, 2003. This is Linda Lanning APFA Secretary, with the APFA Hotline. The APFA Board of Directors met this week in special session with our financial analyst, advisors, and members of the negotiating committee. After a thorough briefing on the company’s finances and our options, the Board passed Resolution #3.…Read More
Good evening. This is APFA President John Ward with an important update; it’s February 12, 2003. The APFA Board of Directors has been meeting in special session this week to consider the important issues presented by the Company’s announced financial situation and its demand that the employees of American agree to a “permanent annual” reduction…Read More
Hello. Today is Sunday, February 9, 2003. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator with a special APFA Hotline Update. American Airlines notified the APFA yesterday that the United States Government has activated the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, or CRAF. American will provide two (2) 777 Pacific and three (3) 767-300s for Phase I…Read More
Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, January 3, 2003. The process of analyzing the company’s financial data will continue next week. As President Ward said in his December 20, 2002 hotline message, once this review and analysis is concluded, he intends to convene a special meeting…Read More
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