Southwest Airlines (LUV: Quote) announced that Aircraft Maintenance Technicians or AMT from Southwest Airlines, represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association or AMFA, and AirTran Airways, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters or IBT Local 528, voted to ratify their Seniority Integration Agreement.
The company said that the agreement integrates the two groups' seniority lists. Southwest Airlines finalized closing of the acquisition of AirTran Holdings, Inc., on May 2, 2011.
AMFA represents approximately 1,750 Southwest Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, and the IBT represents close to 500 Mechanics from AirTran Airways.
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by RTT Staff Writer
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