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Series III: PAA/NAL Merger Files, 1978-1989


Scope and Content

From the Collection: The PAA MEC Records include MEC meeting minutes, agendas, and supporting documents from the 1980s and 1990s, as well as administrative, and Retirement and Insurance Committee files from the 1970s-1980s. The Pan American-National Airline merger is covered through subject files, arbitration hearing transcripts, and exhibits from both the PAA and NAL ALPA, and the PAA and NAL Flight Engineers International Association (FEIA).

Important Subjects: Airline pilots Airlines Collective bargaining Airlines—Employees—Labor unions Airlines—Mergers Airlines—Technological innovations—United States Airlines—United States—Management Airplanes—Piloting Flight Engineer’s International Association National Airlines National Mediation Board (U. S.) Pan American World Airways Pilots and pilotage

Important Names: Anderson, R.E. Astor, Irwin Bassett, H.D. Burke, R. L. (MEC) Gould, Robert (MEC) Hickman, T.D. Israelite, D.Z. Johnstad, Errol (MEC) Labbee, M.F. Lenzi, A.J. (MEC) Lyon, M.E. MacQuarrie, James (MEC) McGlynn, G.J. McGrory, Robert Metcalf, Paul (MEC) Wright, D.E.

Series Description: Series 1: MEC Meetings, 1975-1991 Series 2: Administrative Files, 1967-1991 Series 3: PAA/NAL Merger Files, 1978-1989


  • 1961 - 1991
  • Majority of material found within 1977 - 1990

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 13 Linear Feet (12 SB, 1 OS)


Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA