Air Transport World

US airlines.(Brief Article)

US airlines increasingly are following the example of American Airlines and going to court to block what they view as illegal slowdowns by unionized workers. American, which used the tactic to end a sick-out by its pilots in Feb. 1999, went to court last Dec. and received an injunction requiring maintenance workers to halt what AA called "an illegal job action" at its Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago O'Hare hubs,

Comair, now a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, also won a court order in Dec. …

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