10-May-2010 8:53 AM

Spirit pilots decline arbitration; strike looms

Spirit Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), rejected (07-May-2010) the National Mediation Board’s (NMB) proffer of arbitration on 05-May-2010, triggering the start of a 30-day cooling-off period. The union now awaits the NMB’s notification of the day on which the 30-day clock starts and the date for a possible strike. [more]