A Southern Air Boeing 747 on approach to land. (Photo: Dontworry [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons)

Southern Air Pilots Vote to Adopt New Standards

In a vote that saw an overwhelming majority of Southern Air pilots vote in the affirmative, a Letter of Agreement (LOA) that will raise pilot standards at Southern has been approved. The two-week long vote began on July 25 and closed on Thursday, achieving a 94.76 percent margin to ratify the agreement, which focuses on improving working conditions, pay scales and benefits. Pilots of Southern Air, a cargo airline flying exclusively on behalf of DHL, have been fighting for parity…