In a recent article in the Dallas Business Journal, it appears the Allied Pilots Association, the union for American Airlines pilots, has taken offense to American Airlines ‘counseling session with dispatchers’ regarding fuel requirements calculations.
The union believes that AA wants to take away the authority of the pilots and schedulers to determine how much fuel to have in the aircraft. The airlines is denying that. They say that are simply making sure that the dispatchers are following existing policies.
It isn’t what American Airlines said, it’s what the Allied Pilots Association thinks they heard
Read the article and let me know what you think!