Southwest Airlines Pilots' Assn. board voted unanimously yesterday to endorse a new tentative labor contract with the airline and send it to membership for ratification. SWAPA members rejected a previous TA in June (ATWOnline, Sept. 11). SWAPA said the new five-year agreement, which replaces a contract that became amendable in 2006, differs from the rejected agreement "in that it allows more flexibility to the pilots' quality of life, maintains long-standing scheduling programs, gives an ...

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