The IPA will be meeting with the National Mediation Board during the week of December 19 – 23. If its membership has not accepted a company offer, IPA president, Captain Tom Nicholson, says the association will ask the Board to release it from negotiations. Then, following a 30-day cooling off period, the union will be able to strike.
th largest airline. The IPA is the collective bargaining unit for the 2,500 pilots who fly the 268 heavy jet UPS fleet. The pilots fly more than 1,890 flights each day to numerous places on five continents.