american airlines be up for a merger. they are talking, and millions of dollars of losses. and more job cuts. >>> well nobody is talking about this publicly, bloomburg reported that
american airlines three largest unions support a take-over bid by u.s. air wayways. this takes place in new york. the bankruptcy judge with hear their request to throw out union contracts and new work rules. the representatives didn't talk on camera, said that uus air ways, to give them for them to work it out. 248 million dollars in the first quarter. and they will cut 1200 non union, bringing job cuts to more than 14 thousand employees. if there's a take over, she says the top members would likely be fired. >> sometimes they can be beneficial for that company. >> for the rank and file, tom horton said he is open to a merger of some kind only after the company comes out of bankruptcy. >> what can they make in a take over. >> some people say so what if they support it. there's the committee of leaders who are overseeing this bankruptcy and they are three places on that committee that are held by the union. they could allow for another company and not working out the bankruptcy. that could open the door if they can get people to join in and make a bid like the one that's there now.