United Airlines, Pilots Agree to Preliminary Contract

United Airlines has reached an Agreement in Principle (AIP) with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), the union representing the company’s pilots, on a new contract. The announcement comes soon after American Airlines pilots similarly announced a plan to vote…

Teamsters Union Sues Republic Airways Over Hiring Contract

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has filed a lawsuit against Republic Airways and Cape Air over a new pilot contract released by Republic earlier this year. The Teamsters say Republic’s contract unlawfully imposes non-compete clauses and fines on pilots who…

WestJet and Swoop Pilots Agree to Unionization

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet has come to an agreement with pilots for its subsidiary Swoop to allow them to unionize. The agreement has come as the end of a months-long saga between WestJet and its pilots. A first contract between…

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Cabin Crew Reach Key Step…

Just over a month after Alaska Airlines and Virgin America began flying under a single operating certificate, the Association of Flight Attendants declared that it had reached an agreement with Alaska Airlines. The tentative merger agreement represents 5,400 flight attendants…