American Airlines 737-800. Courtesy, Boeing Hearings got underway Monday in a US bankruptcy court in New York to determine whether American Airlines (AA) will be able to terminate its labor contracts as part of the Chapter 11 restructuring process. AA has told the court that its "greatest single challenge" to successfully emerging from bankruptcy is labor agreements that are unfavorable compared with those of its competitors (ATW Daily News, March 29). The hearings are ...

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