14-Jun-2011 11:38 AM

Southwest pilots applaud termination of SkyWest codeshare

Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) applauded (13-Jun-2011) Southwest Airlines' recognition of their collective bargaining agreement with the pilots and the contract's prohibition of domestic codeshare. The codeshare agreement with SkyWest is a contract violation and the pilots of Southwest are pleased that the company chose to honor the negotiated agreement in a timely fashion. The termination of the SkyWest codeshare with AirTran allows both SWAPA and Southwest Airlines to concentrate and devote their collective energies on the tasks at hand.  [more]