On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the employees of American Airlines (OTCQB: AAMRQ) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) will host a rally on Capitol Hill in support of the merger between the two airlines. Speakers will include members of Congress and union leaders.
Leading up to the rally, hundreds of pilots, flight attendants, gate agents, baggage handlers and other employees from the two companies will be in Washington, D.C., this week, meeting with more than 300 members of Congress to discuss the benefits of the proposed combination of American Airlines and US Airways.
|What:||American Airlines and US Airways Employee Rally with Members of Congress|
|Who:||Congressman Michael Burgess (R-TX)|
|Congressman Robert Brady (D-PA)|
|Congressman Pat Meehan (R-PA)|
|Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX)|
|Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC)|
|Laura Glading, President, Association of Professional Flight Attendants (American Airlines)|
|Veda Shook, President, Association of Flight Attendants (US Airways)|
|Keith Wilson, President, Allied Pilots Association (American Airlines)|
|Ron Collins, Communications Workers of America (US Airways)|
|Bill Gray, President, Transport Workers Union of America Local 544 (US Airways)|
|James Ray, US Airline Pilots Association (US Airways)|
Source / Author: American Airlines