United Airlines (UA) is set to get more flexibility with the types of aircraft it can operate under a tentative agreement reached with UA and Continental Airlines (CO) pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Assn. (ALPA) union. According to sources, scope-clause limit changes to the UA fleet would include a condition that UA would not add any 76-seat aircraft until Jan. 1, 2014, keeping current legacy UA 70-seat and turboprop limits until then. Afterwards the cap of 70- to 76-seat ...

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