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Oct 21, 2010, 01:30 ET Southwest Airlines Pilots Earn 3 Percent Raise Due to Company Profitability

Today the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) received official notice from the Company that the negotiated profitability-based raise in...


Oct 14, 2010, 10:59 ET SWAPA Agrees to Tentative Agreement on 737-800

Today the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) reached a Tentative Agreement with Southwest Airlines on the addition of the 737-800 to the...


Sep 27, 2010, 06:45 ET SWAPA Focused on Southwest Pilots' Careers

With Southwest Airlines poised to acquire AirTran Airways, Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) will continue preparations for an intense...


Aug 31, 2010, 06:30 ET SWAPA Continues Collaborative Negotiations on New Airframe

Tomorrow the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) will meet with the Company regarding their intent to convert current Boeing 737-700...


Jul 30, 2010, 02:03 ET SWAPA Praises Passage of Landmark Safety Reforms

Southwest Airlines pilots today applauded House and Senate passage of H.R. 5900, the Airline Safety and FAA Extension Act of 2010. This bill moves...


Apr 05, 2010, 11:12 ET Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association Opposes Delta/USAirways Slot Swap Proposal

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association is pushing for the Department of Transportation to disallow the permanent exchange of several hundred...


Feb 24, 2010, 05:46 ET SWAPA Opposes Proposal to Use Cockpit Voice Data

Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association today urged Senators to oppose attempts to punish, rather than protect, pilots who voluntarily report errors...