United Airlines Pilots Ratify Deal That Delays Thousands Of FurloughsAirline officials said Monday that the agreement will reduce involuntary job cuts to fewer than 12,000 if Congress fails to provide more aid to airlines before a Thursday deadline. The company sent layoff warnings to 36,000 employees in July.
Pilots' Union Says It Has Deal With United Airlines To Avoid Nearly 3,000 FurloughsUnited said last week that it expected to furlough 16,370 employees in October, including 2,850 pilots, to shrink the airline in line with falling travel demand during the pandemic.
Spirit Airlines Cancels Flights, Blames Pilots In Contract DisputeSeveral Spirit Airlines flights in Chicago have been cancelled, as the company accuses pilots of an illegal slowdown amid a contract dispute.
United Airlines Pilots Vote To Authorize StrikeChicago teachers aren't the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.