reached tentative deals Friday with its flight attendants and flight dispatchers unions regarding labor contracts, the
Leaders of the Association of Flight Attendants and the Professional Airline Flight Control Association agreed to a six-year contract that would enable United's parent
to lower its labor costs, the report said.
reported that details of the agreement won't be available until after the unions meet next week. The airline has said the concessions were needed in order to help the company with its plan to emerge from bankruptcy.
The New York Times
reported that United stated in a court filing that it wanted $314 million in savings from the carrier's 24,000 flight attendants. The union for the flight dispatchers said the proposed contract would amount to savings of $4.5 million a year, according to the
The newspaper also reported that United's pilots are scheduled to vote on their labor pact with the carrier on Friday. That deal would lead to $1.1 billion in concessions, the
also reported that Glenn Tilton, United's chief executive, would take a 14% cut in his base salary this year, but his stock and cash bonuses and other compensation will remain intact. Tilton's salary is now expected to total $712,500 this year, according to the report.