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  1. amejr999
    amejr999 at |

    AA’s fortress strategy has never made much sense to me. They have a very strong and profitable operation out of DFW and MIA, so that seems fine. But Chicago, NYC, and LAX are extremely competitive, and AA doesn’t have the product or the cost structure to compete against other carriers. So I really don’t understand where they’re going with this.

  2. eds1830
    eds1830 at |

    three seats of nine does probably does not give them as much leverage as you think. The administrative judge will have the the largest influence on the proceeding. They will most likely be at odds with the other 6 on the panel, and will have to tread lightely and be very nimble to not take a beating. The judge and the other creditors are going to look at them and say “Your new contract is going to be somewhere inbetween US Air and the other legacies for pay and workrules.

  3. Ken
    Ken at |

    Following airlines and related aerospace pretty closely, there is a field day of analyst opinion on AMR.

    Unions stand to lose a great deal, as its likely AA will at least be on par with Union pay at peer airlines post C11. (except LCC)

    Once the seats on the National Labor Relations Board changed, (Union to Corp) it made conditions more friendly for corporations overall. Most notably Boeing.

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