3-Nov-2009 8:13 AM

Southwest Airlines pilots ratify tentative agreement

Southwest Airlines announced (02-Nov-2009) its pilots represented by the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA), voted to ratify the tentative, five-year contract  reached in Oct-2009. The new contract is active through 31-Aug-2011. It provides increased job scope protection, pay rate increases, retirement contribution increases, scheduling and quality of life improvements, new procedures incorporating current technology, along with up-to-date contract language improvements. [more - Southwest Airlines] [more - SWAPA]