PSA Pilots Welcome American Airlines’ Announcement of New Aircraft Order
December 12, 2013 - The PSA Airlines pilots’ Master Executive Council, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by American Airlines Inc. of an order for 30 Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen aircraft, with options for up to 40 more. PSA Airlines Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of US Airways, will operate the new aircraft on behalf of American, which expects to begin taking delivery of the aircraft in the second quarter of 2014.

“The pilots of PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of US Airways, welcome the news of American Airlines’ purchase of 30 CRJ900s as an important and exciting step forward for PSA. This firm order fulfills the pledge made to us in a letter of commitment our pilots ratified in September.”