US Airways' Piedmont Airlines And Air Line Pilots Association Reach Tentative Agreement

US Airways' Piedmont Airlines And Air Line Pilots Association Reach Tentative

Agreement is significant step toward reaching new collective bargaining
agreement with pilots

PR Newswire

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2013

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Airlines, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), today announced that it has reached a
tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), which
represents the airline's 375 pilots. The tentative agreement is subject to
language being finalized, which is expected to occur over the next few weeks.
Details of the agreement will be made available by ALPA.


"We are very pleased that Piedmont and ALPA, with the assistance of the
National Mediation Board, have reached a tentative agreement on a contract for
our pilots," said Steve Farrow, Piedmont Airlines president and CEO. "This is
a significant step toward reaching a new collective bargaining agreement, and
we thank the ALPA leadership and Mediator Andy Nordgren of the National
Mediation Board for their dedication and support in reaching this tentative

ALPA will be presenting the details of the tentative agreement to its members
for consideration once language is finalized in the coming weeks.

About US Airways
US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates
more than 3,000 flights per day and serves 198 communities in the U.S.,
Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South
America. The airline employs more than 32,000 aviation professionals
worldwide, operates the world's largest fleet of Airbus aircraft and is a
member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than
21,900 daily flights to 1,329 airports in 194 countries. Together with its US
Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million
passengers each year and operates hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and
Phoenix, and a focus city in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington
National Airport. Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance magazine presented
US Airways with the 2012 Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of
the Year Award for demonstrating outstanding achievement and innovation in the
area of technical operations. Military Times Edge magazine named US Airways as
a Best of Vets employer in 2011 and 2012. US Airways was, for the third year
in a row, the only airline included as one of the 50 best companies to work
for in the U.S. by LATINA Style magazine's 50 Report. The airline also earned
a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index for
six consecutive years. The Corporate Equality index is a leading indicator of
companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and
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