How is the culture?
Robert Isom’s plan as he takes over as chief executive at American Airlines is simple: “Run a reliable operation” and “return to... — read more
I'm so tired of never being 100 percent sure I'll have a job the next day or week or month.
Lawmakers and the public are frustrated that airlines are struggling to staff flights and recover from routine disruptions that cascade into hundreds or thousands of flight cancellations - as was the case earlier this year with Southwest, American... — read more
Is there going to be any reorg or American Airlines layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
As a contractor at AA I can tell you their technology departments are the worst managed groups of all the airlines. There are no real architects or planners, and the IT managers I worked with are disorganized and abusive. They promote the worst... — read more
Look at what's happening in Australia. Qantas is furloughing 2,500 people once again and we might be right behind. Depending on how the whole Delta variant thing continues to develop, we might be seeing more and more of our planes grounded once... — read more
They all seem to be more efficient than AA but more importantly they actually fire poorly performing employees and managers. In 20 years we’ll probably still be here but we will just be irrelevant compared to others. I’m so glad I’m getting out soon... — read more
They treat employees like dirt and then are shocked when nobody wants to work for them. Shocking. "American Airlines has asked its Texas headquartered employees to volunteer at Dallas-Fort Worth for the busy summer season. In a letter to... — read more
As the next round of federal aid is set to expire next month, American Airlines is warning 13,000 employees across the country of potential furloughs. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and president Robert Isom issued WARN letters, alerting workers... — read more
No airlines are hiring right now that's for sure and yet I keep hearing of people who are walking away because they found new jobs. Where? Can you please tell the rest of us who is currently hiring people in our field? I really don't feel like... — read more
American Air Warns of 13000 Layoffs as Summer Outlook Dims The warning came less than a week after United Airlines Holdings Inc. told 14,000 employees that their jobs may again be in... — read more
All the people who are about to be called back should make sure to be really prepared for April, because it's likely they'll just find themselves without a job once again. AA did this after the first stimulus round. As soon as the benefits expired... — read more
What is the usual package? I don't work here, just trying to see if we are getting screwed over by our employer (because it certainly feels like it.)
If the market makes a turn soon, do you think there will be American Airlines Layoffs 2021? Any news or rumors?
Without passengers to fill domestic flights, airlines are turning to cargo If the layoffs proceed, anticipate heavy flight cuts and an uncertain holiday travel season unless travel demand picks up. Hotels and vacation rentals. •1,057:... — read more
I just want to say that AA has the worst technology group of any company I’ve worked for. It’s shocking how disorganized they are and how poorly they understand the real value of good IT practices. I’ve witnessed abuse of employees and failure to... — read more
It makes a lot of sense for the CEO to say that we need business to reopen in order to bounce back. However, I wonder if the company can count on that given that the pandemic has changed business models which are now based on digital... — read more
While in some cases major airlines have been able to defer layoffs and other staffing reductions with the help of government financial... — read more
American airline is doing Furlough for approximately 30% of work force. Wondering why 30% of executives are not bearing the brunt too?
Better to get it over with and move on. The truth hurts but it also frees, so here it is. YOU AREN'T GETTING RECALLED. Not soon, not late, not ever. The world has changed, and some industries(yours)especially will never be the same again... — read more
No stimulus, no bailout, nothing until at least "After the Election" You can pin your hopes on neverending broken promises if you like, sitting glued to the news like a helpless beggar but it won't save you. "Positive Thinking" won't pay your... — read more
Forbes suggests that a recipe for faster recovery and adjustment to a “new normalcy” is to look at the simplicity of smaller companies in every sense. I’m not really sure that’s doable in case of American Airlines. In case someone is interested... — read more
There's a well known term used by professional investors called 'Recency Bias.' Recency Bias refers to the erroneous assumption by unsophisticated investors that what happened yesterday(Recently)will happen tomorrow. Most days, this... — read more
Philadelphia International Airport’s largest airline carrier will layoff 1,900 employees this week due to the economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic unless Congress fast-tracks a second bailout for the... — read more
I've started looking for a new job about a month ago and I finally managed to get something I'm happy enough with to leave this place. No, it's not in another airline (the situation is bad all around) and it's not even in this industry but it's a... — read more
Get a loan or Bankrupt Remember? Record executive Compensations Stock Buybacks Luggage surcharge Fuel surcharge What about a loan? Oh thats right they want free money,? Nothing is free... socialized debt in which you and me are... — read more
Don't be naive and think that things will go back to normal any time soon. We are at least five years away from things going back to pre-pandemic levels, if even then! Things have changed too much. It will take a long time for people to fully relax... — read more
Can't tell which is worse, the notice I received after 4 years in company or the heartless comments of people who are OK with 19k more people being unemployed. It is understood that small businesses are struggling as well but the lack of compassion... — read more
Its happening now, Congress and the Taxpayer have decided not to throw another $25,000,000,000.00 ( did I get enough zeros) to American Airlines to survive another 4-6 months. Mr. D. P. is going to have to live with the mess that he created after... — read more
2Q earnings (loss) announced this morning.. link to webcast is below. Listen in at the 3 minute mark.. sounds like Dougie Debt refers to AA as Americawest. I know its tough times but wow.. https://edge.media-server.com/mmc/p/p3r7yfzr
Top US airlines plan to cut thousands of workers when CARES Act ban on layoffs expires "American Airlines, which took about $4.1 billion in grants and nearly $6 billion in loans from the government, warned staff in a memo that about 25,000... — read more
Are there any IT FTE's getting layoff in American Airlines ??
well, nobody is writting about layoffs that took place yesterday. people still live in hope that layoffs will be avoided. in fact, they are laready happening - ask around and dont' be sheep.
The borrowers will have to keep employment levels and restrict employee compensation, dividends and share repurchases to qualify for the CARES Act loans.
I guarantee you, the moment bailout stipulations expire we'll be seeing much bigger layoffs than it was announced. And many more departments will be affected, not just management and support services. Even if the pandemic is subsiding, it will... — read more
Who is affected and where do you see us in 6 mo from now? How about 1 year?
"The layoffs are inevitable, I have relatively low seniority," he said. "It's a huge gamble between separating with some continued pay or really solid travel benefits, or getting laid off with no severance." Among the people I know, a lot have... — read more