Tag: Republic Airways

Teamsters File Lawsuit Against Cape Air and Republic Airways

The Teamsters have filed a lawsuit against Republic Airways and Cape Air for unlawfully requiring pilots to sign employment contracts with non-compete clauses that impose penalties ranging from $100,000 to $250,000. The lawsuit asserts the employment contracts are an attempt by the airlines to...

Republic Airways LIFT Academy orders FRASCA RTDs

FRASCA, a world leader in design and manufacture of flight training devices, has been selected by Republic Airways Leadership in Flight Training (LIFT) Academy to provide creative solutions to address the airline pilot shortage. To that purpose, LIFT Academy has placed an initial order of eight F...

Republic Airways Pilots Secure Major Improvements With New Collective Bargaining Agreement

Republic Airways pilots have ratified a new agreement that includes historic increases to compensation and retirement benefits. Of the pilots represented by Teamsters Local 357 who participated, 91.5 percent voted in favor of the agreement. "The goal of these negotiations was to secure improve...

FAA rejects airline’s request to reduce pilot time requirement amid hiring issues

BY ZACH SCHONFELD, thehill.com The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday denied a request from Republic Airways to halve the flight time required for new pilots if they attend the airline’s training school. Individuals are typically required to fly 1,500 hours before serving as a ...

Teamsters Oppose Republic Airways’ Effort to “Weaken Safety”

The Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, filed a public comment today opposing Republic Airways' request to allow pilots to operate its aircraft with half the flight experience hours currently required by the FAA. "We stand by the Flight 3407 family members in their objection ...

TrueNoord leases six Embraer E170 to Republic Airways

TrueNoord leases six Embraer E170 to Republic Airways

Republic Airways, the regional airline operating a service as American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express in the US, has leased six Embraer 170s from TrueNoord, the specialist regional aircraft lessor. These aircrafts have been operating with Republic Airways since 2005 and have now bee...

Republic Airways makes firm order with Embraer for 100 E175s

Republic Airways makes firm order with Embraer for 100 E175s

Embraer and Republic Airways - the world's largest E-Jet operator - have signed a contract for a firm order of 100 E175 jets. This agreement was announced as a letter of intent (LoI) at the Farnborough Airshow, in July. The firm order has a value of $4.69 billion, based on current list prices,...

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