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American Airlines considering training replacement staff to fill in for striking flight attendants

2-Feb-2010 3:44 PM

American Airlines is considering training replacement staff to fill in for flight attendants if they elect to strike, according to the FAA (Bloomberg, 01-Feb-2010). American is currently preparing for a five-day negotiation with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants from 27-Feb-2010. The union plans to seek a release from further bargaining if both parties are unable to reach a decision.