American Airlines, union reach deal to limit involuntary furloughs


WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) - American Airlines Co AAL.O and the Allied Pilots Association have reached an agreement on voluntary options for pilots to help reduce involuntary furloughs, the airline said in a memo Tuesday.

Last month, American Airline said it was sending 25,000 notices of potential furloughs to frontline workers, including 2,500 pilots or about 18% of the total.

(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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