ATA Airlines' cockpit crew, represented by the Air Line Pilots Assn., ratified a tentative contract that includes concessions valued by the union at $84 million over the three-year term of the agreement. ATA currently is in bankruptcy. Under the terms of the Long-Term Relief Agreement, crewmembers will see their pay remain at 18% below 2003 contract rates until the end of 2006, gradually rising to 7% below 2003 rates by the end of 2008. "This amounts to a 30%-40% pay cut for flight ...

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