Local & Regional
6:59 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Job Loss Numbers for AA in Tulsa

The other shoe is about to drop.

Bankrupt American Airlines will close its Alliance Center in Fort Worth and lay-off 839-workers at its Tulsa plant.

At one time the Tulsa lay-offs were projected to be closer to 2,100. The cuts will take place by the end of the year. It is all apart of the the airline's restructuring efforts to get out of bankruptcy. The Tulsa union recently approved a new contract with the airline. At the same time, American is exploring the possible merger with USA Airlines.