US Airways' PSA Airlines Pilots Ratify New Contract
TEMPE, Ariz., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilots at PSA Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), have voted to ratify a new five-year collective bargaining agreement that was reached on Feb. 14. The new contract was ratified by the airline's 515 ALPA-represented pilots who are based in in Dayton, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn. and Charlotte, N.C. Details of the agreement will be made available by ALPA.
"We are very pleased that the professional pilots of PSA have voted to ratify the new collective bargaining agreement that recognizes their contribution to PSA," said Keith Houk, PSA Airlines president and CEO. "I would like to thank the National Mediation Board and the mediator overseeing our negotiations, James Mackenzie, for their assistance in reaching the agreement. I would also like to thank ALPA leadership for their dedication in supporting our pilots."
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