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Hawaiian Airline pilots due 'significant' raises as new contract is ratified

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Hawaiian Airlines and the Air Line Pilots Association have ratified a new contract for the carrier's 670 pilots, it was announced Friday morning.

The deal, which was agreed upon last month, will "significantly" raise wages and increases health benefits when it goes into effect April 1.

“This contract amendment recognizes the contributions our pilots have made to our company, while allowing us to continue to grow and compete as a world-class airline,” said Jon Snook, Hawaiian’s chief operating officer.

The contract runs through July 1, 2022.

Pay rates increases are projected to be as followed: 

  • 12-year A330 Captain rates will be $290 on the date of signing, increase to $300 in 2017, and reach $337 in the last year of the PWA;
  • 12-year B767 Captain rates will be $240 on the date of signing, increase to $250 in 2017, and reach $281 in the last year of the PWA;
  • 12-year A321 Captain rates will be $235 on the date of signing, increase to $245 in 2017, and reach $275 in the last year of the PWA;
  • 12-year B717 Captain rates will be $210 on the date of signing, increase to $220 in 2017, and reach $247 in the last year of the PWA.

Othey key components of the agreement includes increasing First Officer percentage of Captain's pay immediately, establishing an average Minimum Flight Grouping Credit and increasing recurrent training pay and credits.  

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