Friday, April 22, 2011

AirTran flight attendants okay new contract

AirTran Airways announced its flights attendants, represented by the Assn. of Flight Attendants, ratified a new collective bargaining agreement, which will take effect May 1. In a statement, AirTran said that 96% of its 2,200 voting members approved the agreement, which provides for “increased compensation, improved benefits and preservation of key service and reliability functions.”

"It is extremely gratifying to come to this agreement which benefits our dedicated flight attendants, our company and all crew members," said AirTran Chairman, President and CEO Bob Fornaro.

(Linda Blachly - ATWOnline News)

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