American Airlines sent letters to approximately 600 maintenance workers, cleaners, stock clerks and crew chiefs at 24 US airports warning them of possible layoffs. "We cannot say right now whether these job reductions will be temporary or permanent," said a letter to Los Angeles employees obtained by Bloomberg News. New AMR Corp. Executive VP and CFO Thomas Horton has been on record saying he believes AA must cut labor costs to stay competitive. Separately, AMR announced that its 4.25% ...

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