Preference in Hiring.
If pilots of the Company are on furlough, such pilots shall be given preference in the filling of vacancies on Air Carriers operated under Section 1.D. that are Affiliates. The Company shall also attempt to secure preference for such pilots for vacancies occurring at Air Carriers in which the Company or an Affiliate owns a minority equity interest and at independently owned Air Carriers that have franchise-type agreements or other codesharing relationships with the Company or an Affiliate.