US Airways pilots who formerly flew for America West Airlines notified the carrier last week of their intention to commence separate contract negotiations, saying they were unable to reach a joint agreement with former US Airways [East] pilots. John McIlvenna, chairman of the union leadership group representing former AWA pilots, claimed that 400 East pilots had been upgraded to captain positions since the merger but that just 40 West pilots were afforded the same opportunity. The West ...

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