American Airlines, TWU reach agreement for flight instructors

American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) and its 300 flight crew training instructors and simulator instructors represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) have reached an agreement for a new joint collective bargaining agreement, the company said.

American´s 300 flight instructors are stationed at the company´s training centers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte and Phoenix. TWU Local 548 led bargaining on behalf of the instructors. The union will share details of the tentative agreement and ratification details directly to the membership in the coming weeks.

American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.