Robert Isom, CEO of American Airlines, reported on Thursday that according to the new contract, the airline has proposed pilots a pay rise totaling about 17%.
Robert Isom added more that the offer would increase the salaries of American pilots to the level set in the interim agreement between United Airlines and its pilots.
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In a video mailed to the pilot, Isom said that the airline employees “will be paid well, and paid competitively, no matter what.”
However, this deal needs a vote by United Pilots, which will end in the mid of July, and it's unclear if there's enough support to see it through.
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At the start of June, Isom told American Airlines would create a fresh proposal for approximately 15k pilots as facts of the United's agreement were announced.
The offer calls for a six percent salary increase upon signing, followed by a five percent salary increase in 2023 and early 2024.
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American has proposed another training pay increase and is redistributing a 50 percent bonus involving reserve staff,
He said, "Getting a deal done quickly will help strengthen our training program and ensure we can continue to grow."
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At the start of this week, American Airlines regional carrier
said that pilots could get three-time more salaries for choosing up open trips in July.