DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says it still wants to work out a new contract with its pilots, but the union's president says a deal is less likely now that American has imposed its own terms covering pay and work rules.

"The pilots are mad," said Keith Wilson, acting president of the Allied Pilots Association. "This corporation is not treating any of the employee groups with the respect they deserve."

American, which has been under bankruptcy protection since November, warned pilots that it would impose its own terms if pilots rejected the company's final contract offer, which they did last month.

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