Articles tagged “ALPA”

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United Airlines Pilots to Get Nearly 15 Percent Pay Raise

Pilots at United Airlines could get a big raise if they ratify a new contract approved by leadership at their union, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). Pay increases would total 14.5 percent over 18 months with the improvements backdated to January 1, as well as other overtime pay and quality of life improvements, ALPA…

Airline Weekly

Why the Biggest Pilots Union Says There Is No Pilot Shortage

The largest U.S. pilots union is trying to prove that there is no pilots shortage; rather, the union argues airline wages are too low. Airlines — and the federal government — say otherwise.

Why the Biggest Pilots Union Says There Is No Pilot Shortage

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United Airlines And Pilots Union Reach Tentative Agreement

United Airlines and its pilots union, the Air Lines Pilot Association (ALPA), reached an agreement in principal on a new contract Friday. The deal is the first among the three largest U.S. airlines, including American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, and their pilots, all of which have open contracts. "United and Air Line Pilots Association…

Airline Weekly

Startup Airlines Avelo and Breeze Face Union Pressure Early On

Unions come for Avelo and Breeze. Flight attendants at Avelo have voted to organize, while pilots at Breeze are filing for unionization. Airlines in the U.S. are among the most heavily unionized industries in the country.

Startup Airlines Avelo and Breeze Face Union Pressure Early On

Airlines

Daily Podcast: Delta Air Lines Sees Better Days Ahead

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, January 14, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Delta Air Lines Sees Better Days Ahead

Airlines

David Neeleman’s Startup Breeze Rankles Pilots Union With Australia Workaround

There are probably enough qualified pilots in the United States for Breeze to hire. But some may want higher wages than Breeze wishes to pay. Why shouldn't the airline look abroad for labor? It is a perfectly legal program.

David Neeleman’s Startup Breeze Rankles Pilots Union With Australia Workaround

Airline Weekly

Alaska’s Pilots Union Asks For More Benefits as Airline Recovers

Alaska Airlines pilots worked with the carrier to get federal relief and help it through the pandemic. Now, they want more benefits as the travel recovery speeds up.

Alaska’s Pilots Union Asks For More Benefits as Airline Recovers

Airlines

Federal Aid Saved U.S. Airlines From the Worst of the Pandemic But Was It a Success?

U.S. airlines avoided broad bankruptcies and cuts with the record $74 billion in government Covid-19 aid. But the relief was industry-specific and left out a lot of other sectors, including hotels and restaurants. That has meant a bumpy national economic recovery.

Federal Aid Saved U.S. Airlines From the Worst of the Pandemic But Was It a Success?

Coronavirus

Delta Is Bringing All Its Pilots Off the Sidelines: Will Passengers Follow?

Delta is taking a big chance with a forward-looking perspective by re-engaging pilots. Whether it's doing the right thing, or setting itself up for failure, will become much more clear in the months ahead.

Delta Is Bringing All Its Pilots Off the Sidelines: Will Passengers Follow?

Airline Weekly

How Delta Managed to Avoid Pilot Furloughs

How Delta Managed to Avoid Pilot Furloughs