Following three days of deliberation, the Master Executive Council of the Delta Air Lines pilots union ratified the tentative labor agreement reached April 14 and sent it to members for a May vote. The accord then will be subject to approval by the US Bankruptcy Court and is scheduled to go into effect June 1 and become amendable on Dec. 31, 2009. The MEC voted late Friday and approved the deal by a 12-1 count. Delta confirmed in a statement that the contract provides approximately $280 ...

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