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Monday Midday Must-Reads

-An American Airlines co-pilot was arrested at Detroit Metro Airport on Saturday, suspected of being drunk and failed a Breathalyzer test administered by police. According to the Detroit Free Press, police were called after security personnel reported the co-pilot acted as if he had been drinking while passing through security screening. The flight to Philadelphia was canceled and passengers were reaccommodated, the airline said.

-The Brussels Airport remains closed through the middle of the week as repairs are made to the terminal following last week’s terrorist attacks. The airport is constructing temporary check-in facilities along with additional security measures, reports USA Today. U.S. airlines continue to offer flexible rebooking options for customers who were scheduled to fly in or out of Brussels.

-Delta Air Lines and its pilots union have until Thursday to reach a new agreement, although it is likely that both sides will enter federal mediation to help reach a new contract. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the main issues for management and the pilots is profit sharing. Pilots rejected a tentative agreement last July because of a provision that reduced profit sharing.