Pilots union files suit to halt American Airlines flights to China

CNBC | 1/30/2020 | Staff
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The union that represents American Airlines’ pilots said Thursday it’s suing American Airlines to halt service to China amid the coronavirus outbreak, which has killed more than 170 people in China and infected more than 8,000 around the world.

The Allied Pilots Association represents “15,000 professional pilots who fly for American Airlines,” according to its site.

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American Airlines suspended two routes to Beijing and Shanghai from Los Angeles between Feb. 9 and March 27, a spokesperson said earlier this week, citing reduced demand because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The lawsuit says American still operates approximately 56 monthly flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International...
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