World Airways pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, went on strike over the weekend after rejecting the carrier's final contract offer Saturday. The two sides had been negotiating throughout last week as the National Mediation Board-mandated 30-day cooling-off period came to a close (ATWOnline, Jan. 27). Pilots are forbidden to abandon flights for the US military, World's largest customer. The carrier said some of its commercial flights "have been protected ...

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