Tag: Contract Talks

Pilot Contract

With numerous airlines operating in today’s industry, it seems that there is always at least one pilot group attempting to renegotiate a new pilot...

The Regional Airline Concept

The stability of regional airlines has been brought under scrutiny each time there is a change in the operating relationship between one of the...

Money Money Money!

There is no doubt a pilot shortage has hit the U.S. regional airlines. Airlines are scrambling to find ways to entice the next ATP-eligible...

Maximizing Pay

It should come as no surprise that one of the first things a pilot looks at when comparing airlines is the hourly pay. A...

Trip and Line Construction

How do airlines create monthly schedules for their pilots? Major airlines sort out which flights are flown by its crews and which ones will...

Maximizing Vacation Time

In today’s fast-paced work environment, it is easy for one to become submerged in the workforce in an attempt to strive for the top....

Sick Leave and Paid Time Off

Being confined to a metal tube for hours at a time, it should come to no surprise that crew-members occasionally become sick. Although pilots...

Reassigning a Pilot During a Trip

In the past two articles, bidding for a pilot’s monthly schedule was examined. Although pilots have set schedules each month, there may be times...

The Challenges of Commuting

Most airline pilots in the United States have the freedom to live in a city different than the pilot’s assigned domicile. While such opportunity...

Preferential Bidding Systems

A pilot’s quality of life is heavily dependent on his or her schedule for the month. Variables such as days off, total month credit, and...