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American Air Union Boss Tells Pilots to Refuse China Flights (2)

Jan. 31, 2020, 1:56 PM

The pilots’ union at American Airlines Group Inc. told members to decline further flights to China because of the health risk posed by the coronavirus, and sued the carrier in an effort to halt service there.

The danger is too great for passengers and crew to continue flying given the uncertainties around the disease, the Allied Pilots Association said Thursday. The labor group asked a Dallas judge to block American’s flights to China because of the virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization.

“Consistent with our lawsuit, I am directing all APA pilots to...

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