DENVER (AP) — The union representing Frontier Airlines flight attendants says it has reached a tentative contract deal with the Denver-based budget carrier. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA said both sides agreed to terms for the contract Tuesday evening.

The contract’s language must be finalized and approved by the flight attendants’ elected union leaders next week.

(credit: Frontier Airlines)

The union says the deal for over 2,200 flight attendants includes significant pay increases, schedule flexibility, quality of life enhancements and other benefits.

A demonstration planned for Wednesday by flight attendants in Denver was called off because of the tentative deal and will be converted into a celebration.

The deal comes two months after Frontier pilots approved a new contract after nearly three years of negotiations. It provided an average 53 percent pay increase.

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