Pilot scheduling errors could land American Airlines $10 million in extra costs, analyst says

American Airlines will pay about $10 million in labor and other costs to correct pilot scheduling mistakes that left thousands of flights unstaffed around Christmas, a noted aviation analyst estimates.

J.P. Morgan Chase analyst Jamie Baker issued the estimate, according to a Bloomberg report. American (Nasdaq: AAL) did not comment immediately, and has declined requests to put a cost estimate on the scheduling mix-up.

The carrier and its pilots union reached a deal late last week to pay pilots…

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