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American Pilots to Protest Airline's Poor Performance
Source David Roscow
Date 08/04/14/13:52


Demonstrations to be Held Nationwide
Events in Major U.S. Cities – Tuesday, April 15

Media Contacts:Captain Karl Schricker (817-302-2350/214-957-5275)
Gregg Overman (817-302-2250/817-312-3901)
First Officer Jason Goldberg (908-672-1370)
David Roscow (703/276-2772, x-21)

Fort Worth, TX – ON THE HEELS OF massive flights being cancelled last week,
hundreds of American Airlines pilots will demonstrate in nine major U.S. cities
to call attention to the airlines’ poor performance and customer service,
including its ranking as having the worst on-time performance among network

The pilots will be urging passengers to help American Airlines employees get
management’s attention to fix these problems. The pilots are members of the
Allied Pilots Association (APA), which represents the 12,000 pilots of American
Airlines, the nation’s largest air carrier.

WHAT: American Airlines pilots’ demonstrations against airline’s poor

WHEN: Tuesday, April 15

WHERE: New York, 11 am ET
La Guardia International Airport
Wall Street

Los Angeles, 11:45 am PT
Los Angeles International Airport
John Wayne Orange County Airport
Taco Bell Corporate Headquarters

Boston, 11 am ET
Logan International Airport
Fidelity Investments

Miami, 11 am ET
Miami International Airport
Carnival Cruise Corporation
Burger King Headquarters

Dallas-Fort Worth, 11:00 AM CT
Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport
Dallas Cowboys Headquarters
Staubach Corporation

St. Louis, 11:45 AM CT
St. Louis Airport
Anheuser-Busch Corporation

Chicago, 11 AM CT
Boeing Corporation
Chicago Tribune Media

San Francisco, Noon PT
San Francisco International Airport
Well Fargo Headquarters

Washington, DC, 11:15 AM ET
Ronald Reagan National Airport
Marriott Hotel

London, 11:00 AM

Founded in 1963, the Allied Pilots Association—the largest independent pilot
union in the U.S.—is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. APA represents the
12,000 pilots of American Airlines, including 2,218 pilots on furlough. The
furloughs began shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks. Also, several
hundred American Airlines pilots are on full-time military leave of absence
serving in the armed forces. The union’s Web site address is American Airlines is the nation’s largest passenger
carrier and fifth-largest cargo carrier.

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