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US Airways Strikes New Deal With Union  
User currently offlineClipperaurora From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 96 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 5 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 4666 times:

AIRWAYS just struck a deal with the 6,000 gate agents, we are well on our way to getting out of this mess! I keep telling you negative people out their we are not going anywhere, you might as well book XMAS 2005 with US!


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User currently offlineScootertrash From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 569 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (11 years 5 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 4635 times:

This post is an interesting juxtaposition with the other post about U's impending liquidation. U has a very long way to go, but the game isn't over by any stretch of the imagination.


User currently offlineN670UW From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1617 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (11 years 5 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 4632 times:

Not so fast chief.

If the judge doesn't throw out the labor contracts, the party ends in January.

Plus they've still got the IAM. The IAM is in no mood to cooperate right now.


User currently offlineWillbdsp From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 304 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 4508 times:

Hopefully this is the start of something good for US!

User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 4455 times:

If US Airways goes down, that'll be major airline #2 that the IAM helped to kill. I've always wanted to fly US Airways, but the flights I wanted to take were well out of my price range. The funny thing is that a ticket on a US Airways flight that is a codeshare flight operated by United is higher than if you booked the same ticket for that flight under the UA #. You would honestly think that they would be very similar in price. I even looked at booking a flight for five months from now and they claim that there are no seats available, which could be the truth if they start selling off stuff after Christmas.

User currently offlineRj777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2050 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 4368 times:

Paging Mr. Icahn!

Will Mr. Carl Icahn please report to the front of the airplane!

User currently offlineUswyjer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4258 times:

So the truth on the contract negotiating side is:
APA- agreed
CWA- agreed
smaller unions i.e. sim operators, etc...- agreed
AFA- in talks
IAM- not yet.
anything I'm missing? A lot of people around school here in Charlotte are worried about US, and they're coming to me for news Smile

User currently offlineFjnovak1 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 615 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day ago) and read 4208 times:

After my experiences with them last week, at least on the Express side, the people working for US at philly aren't worth more than minimum wage anyhow...they're a disgraceful lot and deserve to be paid as such. I get better service and more common courtesy from my garbageman.

I wish all the productive and good employees well, but honestly I won't shed a tear when US Airways folds up. It will only serve to make the airlines I like (CO, DL, NW, DH) stronger....

Go Blue!!
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