Southwest Airlines announced a tentative five-year deal with the Southwest Airlines Pilot Assn. that will run through Aug. 31, 2011, if approved by the union's board and membership. SWA has been negotiating with the pilots since September 2006. According to a statement from the airline, the agreement "delivers raises and increased benefits" to its pilots. It is subject to approval by the SWAPA board after which it will be submitted to union membership for ratification. WN also announced that ...

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