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American Airlines says mechanics are causing delays. Now, a judge could force the union to pay for it | American Airlines

It’s now up to a federal judge in Fort Worth to decide whether American Airlines mechanics intentionally slowed work to punish the company amid a breakdown in contract negotiations — and what he might have to do to get planes flying as usual.

A trial is set for Monday in U.S. District Court in Fort Worth to settle a dispute between the world’s largest airline and its mechanics unions. American says a June 14 court order to get back to normal working conditions hasn’t been effective, and there have been even more maintenance-related flight…

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