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Horizon Air flight attendants ratify a new five-year contract

Horizon Air‘s (Alaska Horizon) (Seattle/Tacoma) flight attendants have approved a new five-year contract. The ratification vote concluded yesterday afternoon (July 18) with 75 percent of the participating flight attendants voting in favor of the agreement.

The new contract includes pay raises, quality of life improvements and more flexible scheduling. The agreement becomes amendable on July 18, 2018. The previous contract became amendable on December 21, 2011. Labor agreements in the airline industry do not expire; they become amendable and remain in effect until a new contract is ratified.

Horizon Air is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group and flies to 39 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) N437QX (msn 4240) in the special Boise State Broncos livery taxies to the runway at the Seattle/Tacoma hub.

Alaska Horizon: AG Slide Show

Horizon Air: AG Slide Show

PSA Airlines and ALPA reach a tentative agreement for a new contract

PSA Airlines (2nd) (US Airways Express) (Dayton), a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (Phoenix), has announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), which represents the airline’s 515 pilots.

ALPA will be presenting the details of the tentative agreement to its members for a ratification vote in the coming weeks.  The tentative agreement would cover the airline’s 515 pilots, who are based in Dayton, Ohio; Knoxville, Tennessee and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman. Bombardier CRJ200 (CL-600-2B19) N207PS (msn 7873) climbs away from the Charlotte hub.

US Airways Express-PSA Airlines: AG Slide Show

Horizon Air and its pilots tentatively agree on a six-year contract extension

Horizon Air (Alaska Horizon) (Seattle/Tacoma) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have announced they have reached tentative agreement to extend the current contract for the carrier’s 610 pilots for six years.

A ratification vote by union members is expected to be completed by mid-December. If ratified, the new contract would become amendable on Dec. 14, 2018. The current contract was ratified in November 2010 and becomes amendable in December 2015.

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) N437QX (msn 4240) in the Bronco State Broncos climbs away from Portland, Oregon.

Alaska Horizon: 

American Eagle’s pilots ratify the new contract

American Eagle Airlines‘ (Dallas/Fort Worth) pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) have ratified a bankruptcy restructuring agreement that both ALPA and Eagle’s senior executives tentatively agreed to in August. With more than 85 percent of eligible pilots casting ballots, 75 percent of Eagle pilots voted in favor of the agreement. Representatives of the American Eagle Master Executive Council (MEC), the union’s governing body, approved the tentative agreement in September and sent it out for a ratification vote to all Eagle pilots.

The newly-ratified contract will now be submitted to the bankruptcy court for 2nd District of New York for final approval.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Bombardier CRJ700 (CL-600-2C10) N515AE (msn 10121) climbs away from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

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Jazz Aviation LP announces tentative agreement with its Maintenance and Engineering’s union

Jazz Aviation LP (Halifax) has announced it has reached a tentative labor contract with its Maintenance and Engineering employees represented by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 2002.

The agreement is subject to a ratification vote by union members and covers approximately 885 CAW-represented Maintenance and Engineering employees at Jazz.

Copyright Photo: TMK Photography.