DALLAS (AP) — Officials with American Airlines will try to convince a bankruptcy judge that labor agreements must be broken for the carrier to survive.
Leaders of the Fort Worth-based airline on Monday will be at a federal courthouse in New York to open what could be a two-month hearing.
Parent company AMR seeks to void its contracts with pilots, flight attendants and ground workers and impose its own terms.
The airline lost more than $10 billion in the decade leading up to its declaration of bankruptcy last November.
The airline's unions say company leaders are unfairly blaming workers instead of doing something to make American grow and bring in more revenue.
The unions have supported a potential bid by US Airways to merge with AMR.
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Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police are looking for a missing woman.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.