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Flight attendant unions, airlines negotiate new contracts ahead of summer travel

An American Airlines flight attendant serves drinks to passengers. Flight attendant unions and airlines continue to negotiate new contracts. (Robert Alexander/Getty Images)
An American Airlines flight attendant serves drinks to passengers. Flight attendant unions and airlines continue to negotiate new contracts. (Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

Flight attendant unions and airlines continue to negotiate new contracts, and some appear to be closing in on agreements. Southwest Airlines announced a tentative new contract with unions on Wednesday, while American Airlines floated a short-term deal.

Here & Now transportation analyst Seth Kaplan joins host Deepa Fernandes with the latest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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