Kristin Majcher

Kristin Majcher
Delta, Alaska Ending Codeshare Partnership 
Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines will end their codeshare and marketing agreement after April 30, the airlines announced following the latter carrier’s acquisition of Virgin America.
Virgin America, Alaska Pilots Agree On Talks Process 

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America pilots are working with management on a process that could set the stage for a new collective bargaining agreement, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) union said Dec. 16.

Specifically, each pilot union’s master executive council voted in favor of adopting a so-called “Transition and Process Agreement,” or TPA. This will “define the process” for negotiating a new contract, ALPA said.

First flight of the initial A321 produced at Airbus' Mobile, Alabama, plant.
JetBlue Highlights Potential European Opportunities 
JetBlue Airways is eying potential transatlantic route opportunities from Boston, based on comments made by executives during a Dec. 13 investor day in New York.
Aeromexico and Delta aircraft in Mexico City.
DOT Grants ATI To Aeromexico And Delta 
The U.S. DOT has officially granted antitrust immunity for the proposed joint venture between Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines.
Aeromar Kicks Off Fleet Renewal 
Aeromar has received the first of eight ATR 42-600 series turboprops it ordered to renew its fleet, the Mexico City-based airline said Dec. 13.
DOT Proposes Rule to Disclose Voice-Call Policies 
The U.S. DOT has proposed a rule requiring carriers to disclose if they allow passengers to make phone calls, the agency announced Dec. 8.
DOJ Approves Alaska-Virgin Merger 
Alaska Airlines can acquire Virgin America, but only if it cuts down on its codesharing with American Airlines, the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) said Dec. 6.
United Mechanics Ratify Labor Deal 
The new contract, which comes after more than three years of negotiations, will provide mechanics with a package 2% “above the highest compensation in the industry every two years,” the Teamsters union said.
United To Pay SEC $2.4M For ‘Chairman’s Flight’ 
The SEC found that United lost about $945,000 from operating the twice-weekly route, which it started in September 2012 and decided to cancel in January 2014.
United Requests Extension For Third Guam-Shanghai Flight 
United is required to start the flight, which would be its third weekly service between the cities, Jan. 13. However, the airline said it needs more time to work with authorities in China.
Communications Officer Returning To Delta 
Delta Air Lines’ former chief communications officer, John “Ned” Walker, plans to return on Jan. 1.
Delta Pilots Agree To New Contract By Big Margin 
Delta Air Lines pilots overwhelmingly have agreed to a new contract, the Air Line Pilots Association announced on Dec. 1.
Sun Country Flight Attendants Ratify Pay Raises 
Flight attendants at Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines overwhelmingly agree to a labor deal that will increase wages.
Latin American Traffic On Long-Term Growth Trajectory 
Traffic in Latin America is expected to grow, despite several countries in the region still undergoing economic and infrastructure challenges.
Aeromexico Objects To DOT JV Decision 
Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines have objected to the conditions the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) seeks to impose on the airlines in order to receive antitrust immunity (ATI) approval for an intended joint-venture agreement, a regulatory filing shows.
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