American Airlines parent AMR Corp. told its employees this week that more than 6,700 of them will be cut by year end, representing about 8% of the company's total workforce. The cuts are in line with large capacity reductions for the second half of 2008 announced last month (ATWOnline, July 3). Chairman, President and CEO Gerard Arpey said in a message to employees that he "deeply" regretted the action but that it was necessary given the "difficult reality" of the current operating ...

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