United, IBT reach agreement in principle for technicians

United and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) have reached an agreement in principle for a joint contract covering the company´s approximately 9,000 technicians and related employees, the company said.

The parties will complete final language and put the resulting tentative agreement out to vote by the technicians and related employees.

United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. In 2015, United and United Express operated more than 1.5 million flights carrying more than 140 million customers.