Sunday, June 13, 2010

Spirit Airlines Crippled by Pilots Strike

Apparently, Spirit Airlines' pilots don't realize there's a recession going on and airlines are struggling to stay solvent.

On Saturday, ALPA-represented pilots grounded the airline after rejecting a contract that would have raised their pay 30% over five years, increased the match to their retirement plan and provided them four days off between every trip.

Presumably, it wasn't good enough.

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