Retired Flight Attendants Are Suing for Their Right to Free Travel

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One of the perks of working for an airline is the access to free travel, often for life. The benefit is important for airline employees

But changes to staff travel on American Airlines have some former employees worked up. About two dozen retired flight attendants filed a lawsuit against the airline to fight changes to staff travel (often referred to as non-rev) that went into effect Wednesday.

The new American Airlines, which merged with US Airways about a year ago, changed its policy to give current staff and their dependents priority over retirees. Previously, all had the same priority. The airline also reduced how many buddy passes former employees receive, from 24 to eight. Read more…

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Jessica Plautz

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