Trans States Pilots Ratify New Contract

 - August 29, 2011, 10:20 AM

The pilots of Trans States Airlines “overwhelmingly” voted to accept a new contract brokered by the Air Line Pilots Association, the union announced in late July. The deal guarantees an 11.7-percent average increase in captain’s pay and a 14.5-percent average increase in first officer’s pay, which, according to ALPA, brings TSA pilots closer to industry standard. The settlement also includes a signing bonus, better work rules and stronger job security provisions.