Pilots

United Pilots are represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). An extension of their current collective bargaining agreement was ratified in January 2016 and will extend through January 31, 2019 with the ability to begin negotiations 270 days prior.


Most recent updates

  • United pilots vote to ratify contract extension

    United announced today that the company’s pilots have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a two-year contract extension. The agreement provides significant improvements for our pilots and an extended period of stability for the company and the pilots.

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  • United and ALPA reach Agreement in Principle to extend pilot contract

    United today announced that it has reached an Agreement in Principle with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) for a contract extension covering the airline’s more than 12,000 pilots, more than a year ahead of the amendable date of the current contract.

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  • Pilots — February 12, 2015

    While the amendable date for the United Pilot Agreement (UPA) is not until January 31, 2017, the UPA is a constantly evolving agreement as the Company and ALPA...
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  • Pilots — September 5, 2013

    United Airlines announced that it will recall nearly 600 pilots currently on furlough to address the airline’s future staffing needs. No United pilots will remain on furlough...

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  • Pilots — September 4, 2013

    ALPA presented United with an integrated seniority list, which the company has accepted. The list brings together United’s more than 12,000 pilots to form one pilot...

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