FORT WORTH, Texas--(email@example.com. Please include your name, company, intended distribution and what type of file is preferred.)--In a short video segment, Allied Pilots Association President Keith Wilson discusses the agreement-in-principle reached between APA and American Airlines on Nov. 9, 2012. To request a higher quality video file of President Wilson’s comments for broadcast distribution (such as Apple’s ProRes), please contact APA Media Coordinator David Dominy at
Founded in 1963, the Allied Pilots Association—the largest independent pilot union in the United States—is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. APA represents the 10,000 pilots of American Airlines, including 649 pilots not yet offered recall from furlough. The furloughs began shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Also, several hundred American Airlines pilots are on full-time military leave of absence serving in the armed forces. The union’s Web site address is www.alliedpilots.org. American Airlines is the nation’s largest international passenger carrier and fifth-largest cargo carrier.
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