Delta pilots get 30 percent raise over three years in new contract

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Delta planes line up at their gates while on the tarmac of Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Delta Air Lines Inc pilots voted to approve a new contract delivering a 30 percent raise over three years, while keeping existing gains on profit sharing, according to a letter their union sent to pilots on Thursday, seen by Reuters.

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The letter said 82 percent of pilots who voted approved the deal.

(Reporting By Jeffrey Dastin in New York; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)