American Airlines pilots decline joining ALPA

American Airlines Group pilot executives have rejected efforts to join the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), according to Dennis Tajer, a union representative for the airline's aviators. The Allied Pilots Association (APA) board of directors fell short of the two-thirds majority required to begin merger discussions with ALPA, the world's largest pilots' union, which recently joined forces with aviators at Air Canada.

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Pilots at North American airlines are benefiting from new contracts as travel recovers from the epidemic. Allied, which secured a tentative agreement last month that increases compensation by 21% in 2023, agreed in November to form a merger committee to consider a merger with fast-growing ALPA.

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The AA Pilots for ALPA group, which advocated a merger, issued a statement saying it was disappointed by the APA board of directors' decision on Thursday afternoon.

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