American Airlines To Cut More Workers In KC | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne On YouTube

Airborne-Unlimited-06.17.24

Airborne-NextGen-06.18.24

Airborne-Unlimited-06.12.24 Airborne-FltTraining-06.13.24

Airborne-Unlimited-06.21.24

Sun, Apr 10, 2005

American Airlines To Cut More Workers In KC

Government Helping Workers?

American Airlines is showing the door to 500 more employees at their Kansas City aircraft overhaul facility. These layoffs take effect in June. 400 workers were laid off in December, bringing the total employment at the facility down to about 900.

The airline says that record fuel costs and tough competition are to blame according to media reports. American signed a 25 year lease with the city back in February that commits the airline to keep at least 700 workers at the Kansas City International Airport.

Displaced workers may see some help from the federal government. The US Department of Labor issued a $1.2 million grant recently to help retrain some of the workers who have been laid off. The grant brings the total of money received to help aviation workers to $10.3 million since March 2003.

The funds are intended to assist in counseling, career planning, employment development and occupational skills training.

FMI: www.aa.com

Advertisement

More News

Aero-TV: SUN 'n FUN Medical - Ready to Treat More Than Sunburns

The Medical Team of SNF Is Prepared For Just About Anything After a little medical incident of the Aero-News team, ANN Editor-in-Chief Jim Campbell stopped by the medical facility >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.21.24)

Aero Linx: The Air Charter Safety Alliance The group, called the Air Charter Safety Alliance, will raise awareness of illegal charter flights among potential customers, charter bro>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.21.24)

“We’re getting set to host the biggest FlightSimExpo ever. See you for another unforgettable weekend of product launches, hands-on exhibits, educational seminars, re-co>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.21.24): Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning Dead reckoning, as applied to flying, is the navigation of an airplane solely by means of computations based on airspeed, course, heading, wind direction, and speed,>[...]

NTSB Prelim: Frost Dean C Rans S-12XL Airaile

(Witnessses) Reported That The Airplane Was Flying Close To The North Side Of The Peak And Subsequently Impacted The Ground About 81 Ft Below The Peak On June 8, 2024, about 0721 m>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC