Say Company Refuses To Take Contract Talks Seriously
The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) Saturday
announced that its National Executive Council has authorized a
strike vote in light of what it calls Northwest Airlines'
continuing refusal to take current contract negotiations seriously.
Northwest Airlines AMFA members will be sent ballots and voting
instructions soon and will have until 1000 on July 19 to cast their
votes on whether to authorize a strike.
As ANN reported Saturday, New Piper this week reached an
agreement with its machinists on a new contract -- thus averting a
possible strike that threatened to wipe out the recent gains made
by Piper. The new three-year contract between Piper and its
machinists in Vero Beach, FL, was approved by the rank-and-file on
Neither chart-busting techno thrillers nor action-packed
Hollywood block busters are likely to use their daily routine for
plot fodder any time soon, but that's never fazed the MH-53E Sea
Dragon crews of Helicopter Support Squadron Four.
The Department of Defense POW/MIA Personnel Office (DPMO)
announced today that the remains of a US serviceman, missing in
action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and are being
returned to his family for burial.
The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) takes
pride in announcing a significant aviation accomplishment on the
part of these very special aviation educators. Recently, they were
all designated Master Instructors by NAFI, their professional
"Over the past ten days, we have made significant progress in
laying the groundwork for completing the merger, including
antitrust clearance from the Department of Justice, the filing of
registration statements with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, and the submission of our disclosure statement and Plan
of Reorganization with the bankruptcy court."
Source: US Airways CEO Bruce Lakefield, in a
statement following the closure of a 30-day period in which
competitors could offer their merger offers in place of the plan
offered by America West. No other company filed.