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Alaska Airlines reaches tentative agreement with pilots union

Sep 23, 2022, 5:50 PM | Updated: 5:53 pm
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Alaska Airlines has inked a contract agreement with its pilots. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Alaska Airlines announced a tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) on a new contract Friday.

The union representing Alaska Airlines pilots previously approved a “strike-authorization” measure in May 2022, but continued to work throughout negotiations.

Alaska Airlines pilots overwhelmingly vote in favor of strike authorization

The tentative agreement offers better pay, greater flexibility, better benefits, and job security, according to a release from Alaska Airlines.

Alaska’s pilots still need to vote on the contract before it’s approved.

Last week, Alaska’s Horizon pilots approved their new contract with the airline.

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