Unions at American Airlines Laud Bill Protecting Aviation Careers and Passengers’ Safety

July 10, 2019 Admin 0

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 10, 2019 – Four large unions representing more than 70,000 workers at American Airlines applauded Rep. Peter DeFazio for introducing H.R. 3632, the Fair and Open Skies Act, to prevent the undermining of labor standards in the aviation industry. 

This legislation would prohibit the Department of Transportation from issuing a permit to a foreign airline unless DOT determines the airline is not a “flag of convenience carrier.” 

The bill defines that phrase as “a foreign air carrier that is established in a country other than the home country of its majority owner or owners in order … Read More...