Pilot Contract Talks Hit Snags At U.S. Legacy Carriers

Delta pilots striking

Delta Air Lines pilots have voted to authorize a strike ballot if contract talks continue to stall.

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Surging pilot pay expectations are complicating negotiations toward the next round of multiyear contracts at the three large U.S. legacy airlines. A shortage of regional pilots and higher attrition rates this year have fueled inflationary wage pressures across the industry. As legacy carriers look...

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