The tentative agreement that Alaska Airlines reached with its pilots union includes no aircraft size-related restrictions on outsourcing flights, but does add new job protections for the crew members if Alaska acquires or is acquired by another carrier. The tentative deal—a copy of which was obtained by Aviation Week—does include a letter of agreement between the airline, parent company Alaska Air Group (AAG) and the Air Line Pilots Association on scope that reflects an unusual concern: ...


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