American Airlines, US Airways Reach Pre-Merger Employment Pact

American Airlines, US Airways Reach Pre-Merger Employment Pact

American Airlines and US Airways, with participation from the Unsecured Creditors Committee, have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Allied Pilots Association and US Airline Pilots Association regarding the pilots’ employment terms and integration process in the event of a merger between AA and US Airways.

The agreement was approved by the Allied Pilots Association’s board of directors and by USAPA’s board of pilot representatives.

It is one of several elements that will be considered before a decision on a merger can be made, US Airways said in a released statement.