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Delta Seeks Big Payday

Delta’s Pilots Seek Big Payday as Airline’s Earnings Surge
By Michael Sasso, Bloomberg Business, December 31, 2015, 2:04 PM EST


American Airlines Pilots’ Pay Up 23% in Tentative Contract

American Airlines Group Inc’s pilots union accepted a sweetened tentative agreement that would provide an immediate 23 percent pay increase to pilots.

By Mary Schlagenstein, Sunday, January 4, 2015,


Airline Pilots Today: Less Glamor But Returning Stability

After a lost decade, wages are rising, but the bottom rung for co-pilots is very low.

By Jan-Arwed Richter, Associated Press, Sunday, April 12, 2015,


United Discloses ‘Major Safety Events’ in Memo to Pilots

United Airlines sent its pilots a memo last month warning of “major safety events and near misses”.

By Michael Sasso, Bloomberg Business, Wednesday, February 25, 2015,


Pilot Psychological Testing: How Far Should It Go?

In the wake of the tragic crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 the airline industry has been quick to adopt cockpit procedures designed to help prevent the kind of thing that allegedly brought down the A320.

By Jerome Greer Chandler, Saturday, March 28, 2015,