May 24, 2015
To the Local 591 Membership:
“AMT Day” is a day that recognizes the skill and dedication of the Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMT’s) who ensure the safe travel of millions of people each year.
Published 19 May, 2015
The National Mediation Board (NMB) today certified the TWU-IAM Association for the Fleet Service, Mechanic and Related and Stores classifications as the collective bargain-ing agent for all of the above classifications at American Airlines.
All three Associations were formed following the merger of US Airways and American Airlines.
[...] "We need to get the mentality of US Airways operations into American Airlines operations," [Kerr] said.
Chief Financial Officer Derek Kerr seemed to say that the airline's management team, which took over in 2013, is just getting started on the changes it wants to make.
Read the full article over at 'The Street'.
Ted Reed over at Forbes.com wrote...
[...] American Airlines CFO Derek Kerr was speaking at an investor conference and he said “US Airways will basically go away in the October timeframe: the signs will come down.