Negotiations Update 2012/05/03

The Negotiating Committees met in Chicago this week using the increased work week recently agreed upon. Negotiations took place under the guidance of NMB Mediator Gerry McGuckin. EVP Mike Bonds, SVP Doug McKeen and ALPA MEC Chairmen Captain Jay Pierce and Captain Jay Heppner received a detailed briefing from the Negotiating Committees regarding progress to date, focusing primarily on items that have been resolved in recent weeks. The briefing was also attended by NMB Senior Mediator Pat Sims. Small group discussions in the Scheduling, Retirement & Insurance and Miscellaneous issues areas reported good progress and expect to wrap up their work in the next few weeks. In addition to progress on the substantive issues in those areas, ALPA and the Company also agreed to a detailed work plan which calendars talks on all of the remaining open Sections, including Crew Rest, Hotels, Scope, Pilot Instructors and Compensation.

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