Former TWA Employees Protest Treatment By American

About 100 flight attendants and pilots for TWA have marched in St. Louis in a Labor Day protest of their treatment by American Airlines, which absorbed TWA last year. They’re protesting American’s new layoffs plan which will hit former TWA employees hard...

Former TWA Pilots Fight For Their Jobs

Former TransWorld Airlines pilots, targetted by American Airlines for lay-offs, are fighting back. The pilots who now fly for American want the carrier and Congress to revisit their complaints about the seniority system that puts them first in line for lay-offs. About...

Plans For New Runway At Lambert Going Ahead

Officials at Lambert Airport in St. Louis insist the latest blow to the airline industry won’t halt plans to add a runway. A 9,000 foot runway costing between 1.1-Billion and $1.4-Billion is scheduled to open in 2006. Lambert Director Leonard Griggs says...

American Airlines Cutting 7-Thousand Jobs

American Airlines is cutting 7,000 jobs as part of what the airline calls a massive restructuring. The 7,000 jobs represent about 6 percent of American’s work force. An American Airlines spokesman confirms many of the job cuts will be in St. Louis. 550 pilots...
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