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(excerpted from above) Denis Tajer, pilot and spokesperson for the American Airlines pilot union, told the Associated Press: "It is something we did not have before in any of our training. It wasn't in our books. American didn't have it. Now I have to wonder what else is there?" Jon Weaks, president of the pilots' union at Southwest Airlines, claimed ... in an interview with the WSJ: "We're pissed that Boeing didn't tell the companies, and the pilots didn't get notice."