Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

American Airlines scrambles to find pilots to cover holiday rush

Airlines Boeing 757 aircraft takes off at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy France Airlines Boeing 757 aircraft takes off at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Roissy France
Kenny Thornton | 29 November, 2017, 22:56

The glitch allowed all pilots to book time off between December 17-31, affecting a reported 15,000 flights.

In related news, Director Alberto Ibarguen sold 4,229 shares of American Airlines Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th.

However, the union has filed a grievance against the airline, stating this violates pilot contracts.

CNBC reports the airline alerted the Allied Pilots Association about an apparent glitch with the pilots' schedule bidding system.

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Miller declined to say how many flights would potentially be impacted.

The computer-system problem will force American to rebuild its staffing schedule, similar to what airlines must do after major weather disruptions, said John Cox, chief executive officer of consultant Safety Operating Systems and a former commercial airline pilot.

Americans says they're offering 1.5x pay for pilots to fill in and expect to resolve the issue. "And we don't want to see that happening for our passengers", Tajer said.

Good news, you already booked your flight for the holidays. "This is a crisis right now, and in that crisis, they've gone solo". He claimed the company does not expect any cancellations, but he would not disclose the number of the flights affected. Also, Director Ray M. Robinson sold 3,476 shares of American Airlines Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th.

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