- Nov 10, 2003
- Total Time
It's a turd. Just like PSA. Can't polish it or its pilots.
It comes down to this...There is a finite amount of money to be spent on payroll at the wholly-owned airlines vs. mainline. Doubtful that anyone from mainline would be voting to spread the "wealth" in the interest of leveling the playing field a bit.
On the other hand, pilots that made the decision to stay at PDT for 20+years face a very real possibility of paying a heavy price for thinking that working for a regional "was" a viable career.
[FONT="]Lastly, we are stunned by the lack of resistance exhibited from ALPA’s national officers, with the sole exception of Vice President of Administration and Eagle Captain Bill Couette. Our National Leadership has not led the way in this effort to “Stop the Whipsaw”.[/FONT]
What ALPA is doing to the regional carriers is disappointing. They don't seem to realize that a huge pay gap only increases outsourcing pressure on us.