Company Watch - American Airlines.
American Airlines announced the recall of 60 employees to full aviation maintenance technician positions at its Tulsa MRO base. Plans to backfill those workers' vacated positions will raise the number of employees receiving recalls or reassignments to more than 100. American said the additional work required to operate more 757 winglet modification lines prompted the recalls. American Airlinesand the Transport Workers Union, which represents the recalled workers, won ATWs Labor Management Relations award last month. Mar 6, 2007
American to outsource human resources work to IBM American Airlines has signed a contract to outsource some human resources work to IBM. The agreement will not result in layoffs and will save American $60 million over its duration. Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Mar 5, 2007
American Airlines will consider 737-800 American Airlines Chief Financial Officer Tom Horton says the carrier will consider Boeing 737-800s to replace its fleet of Boeing/McDonnell-Douglas MD-80s. He says American plans to make an announcement about its fleet-replacement plans "in the near future." Mar 9, 2007
IBM announced a 7.5-year, $217 million business transformation outsourcing agreement with American Airlines covering its human resources functions. IBM will provide support for standardized HR resources processes, IT and call center support. Mercer HR Services will deliver compensation and benefits administration and consulting. Mar 6, 2007
GE Aviation signed a five-year OnPoint Solutions maintenance agreement with North American Airlines covering CF6-80C2s powering five 737-300ERs. Deal is valued at more than $20 million. Mar 8, 2007 03/12/2007
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Mar 5, 2007
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