The Allied Pilots Assn. (APA) representing 10,000 American Airlines (AA) pilots has asked a US bankruptcy court to require airline management to continue negotiations toward a new labor agreement. The union expects AA to utilize the Chapter 11 process to reject existing work rules and impose new conditions. AA has said it needs to cut about 13,000 jobs through bankruptcy reorganization (ATW Daily News, Feb. 2). But APA said in a court filing that the provisions in US bankruptcy law ...

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