ALPA News

ExpressJet Pilots See Optimism in Sale/Merger, Cite Job Protection Assurances

September 3, 2010 - Union leaders of the ExpressJet pilots, who are represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), met this week to determine their position on the proposed sale of ExpressJet Airlines to SkyWest Holdings, Inc. and the planned subsequent merger of the airline with Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA), which was announced on Aug. 4, 2010. The history of airline mergers has shown that pilot support is critical to an airline’s ability to fully realize the financial and operational gains from a merger.


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