US Airline Union, Ex-Am West Pilots Postpone Seniority Row

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 4:01 PM EDT) -- The US Airline Pilots Association on Wednesday agreed to delay its suit in New York bankruptcy court against former America West Airlines Inc. pilots until underlying litigation in Arizona surrounding pilot seniority in US Airways Group Inc.'s $11 billion merger with AMR Corp. is resolved.

USAPA sued the America West pilots group, known as Leonidas LLC, last month in response to the group’s alleged threat to challenge the merger, which was approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean H. Lane last week.

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Case Title

AMR Corporation, et al.


Case Number

1:11-bk-15463

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New York Southern

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Date Filed

November 29, 2011


Case Title

Addington et al v. US Airline Pilots Association et al


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2:13-cv-00471

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Arizona

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Labor: Railway Labor Act

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Roslyn O Silver

Date Filed

March 6, 2013

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