American Airlines plans more job cuts

American Airlines passenger planes takes off from Los Angeles International airport on Feb. 1, 2012 in Los Angeles. According to reports, officials from the bankrupt airline are meeting in Dallas with the three unions and may cut up to 15,000 jobs. Getty Images/Kevork Djansezian

(CBS/AP) DALLAS - American Airlines wants to eliminate 1,200 nonunion jobs as it cuts costs while under bankruptcy protection.

That pushes the company's overall job-cut target to 14,200. It announced plans in February to cut 13,000 union pilots, flight attendants and ground workers.

American outlined the cuts for many nonunion workers on Tuesday. The company wants to outsource the jobs of all airport skycaps and cargo agents, cancel a planned lump-sum payment that was due for nonunion workers next year, freeze their pension plan, cut vacation and paid holidays, and reduce medical benefits.

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The airline says it will close a reservations call center in Tucson, Ariz., and lounges at Washington's Dulles Airport and Kansas City International Airport.

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