Air New Zealand reached agreement with its long-haul cabin crew, represented by FARSA, on a new three-year contract, staving off a third walkout that was set to begin yesterday. Terms of the deal were not released but the airline previously had offered a 3.3% wage increase in each of the next three years while the union was demanding 3.8%. Other issues included crewing levels for the carrier's new 777-300ERs. The earlier 48-hr. strikes led ANZ to cancel 85 flights, causing widespread ...

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