American Airlines pilots say that the airline could one day develop a relationship with Qatar Airways, but not if Qatar helps British Airways break a flight attendant strike.
American Airlines might want to think about making a deal with Qatar Airways, which is battling a blockade by the UAE, home of Emirates and Etihad.
Like most airline shares, Alaska Air's share price performance trails the S&P 500. But some analysts like the carrier's movement on merger synergies, unit revenue and a pilot contract.
American Airlines CEO and two of the airline's unions are speaking out against Qatar Airways' bid to invest in the airline.