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Articles tagged “ALPA”

Airlines

Delta Pilots Upset That Primo Routes to Europe Are Going to Foreign Partners

At your typical U.S. airline, a minor dispute between a labor union and management is not unusual. But Delta has a lot fewer of these skirmishes than its competitors.

Delta Pilots Upset That Primo Routes to Europe Are Going to Foreign Partners

Airlines

United Airlines Now Tells Pilots No Drinking for 12 Hours Before Shift Starts

United's change is a sensible move. People should feel more comfortable knowing United's pilots must take their final drink 12 hours prior to reporting for duty, rather than eight. That said, some pilots may still make mistakes.

Airlines

Frontier’s Pilots Reach Tentative Deal on New Contract Making a Strike Unlikely

No one wanted to see another airline strike. Good for Frontier and the pilots union for reaching an agreement. Passengers should hope it sticks.

Airlines

Spirit Air Sues Its Pilots Union After Airline Had to Cancel Hundreds of Flights

It has not been a good week for Spirit's operation. But airlines often prevail in cases like these, so on-time performance could improve soon.

Spirit Air Sues Its Pilots Union After Airline Had to Cancel Hundreds of Flights

Airlines

Norwegian Air Will Hire U.S. Pilots After Accusations of Flouting Labor Standards

Considering how tight the labor supply is, and how much U.S. pilot unions dislike Norwegian Air, it will be interesting to see how many applications the airline receives. Then again, pilots love flying big modern jets, and the Boeing 787 is about as good as it gets.

Norwegian Air Will Hire U.S. Pilots After Accusations of Flouting Labor Standards