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26-Jul-2010 10:26 AM

Spirit pilots approve new contract

Spirit Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), ratified (23-Jul-2010) a new contract containing substantial pay rises and industry-leading work rules, following four years of talks and a Jun-2010 strike. The new five-year agreement increases hourly wages by an average of 10% for captains and 18% for first officers. In addition, the entire pilot group will receive a substantial signing bonus. The agreement also includes clarification on existing work rules, puts in writing long-standing operations practices, while providing the company with additional flexibility on scheduling. [more - ALPA] [more - Spirit]

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