The Air Division represents members at some of the nation’s largest airlines, including American, Southwest, and Envoy, in addition to members at several U.S. military and service bases, including Fort Lee, Fort Gordon, and the NASA Kennedy Space Center. We are proud to have bargained industry-leading contracts for working people across nearly every class and craft in the aviation industry, from flight attendants, to mechanics and related, stores, ramp agents, flight training crew instructors, and dispatchers. Our service contract locals are growing rapidly, adding members in dozens of fields on military installations all over the U.S.
For individual contract information, please visit the local website or contact your local.
The Air Division has launched a podcast. Click here to listen or click on the button below. The most recent episode introduces new Air Division Director Gary Peterson.
In addition to traditional contract campaigns, the Air Division participated in the International Campaign Unit’s inaugural campaign effort, the ‘Today We Unite’ campaign for justice at American Airlines. Click the button below to visit that campaign’s page.
Air Division Updates
Air Division Updates
March 1 kicks off a month dedicated to celebrating Women’s History. The TWU International will be spending the next 31 days shining a bright spotlight on the incredible feats women accomplish each and every day. Before Covid-19 times and throughout this pandemic, they silently overcome obstacles while skillfully performing their day-to-day duties – whether they […]
February 23, 2021 Sisters and Brothers, This communication is being shared to address the concerns that will arise from the fact that the Fleet Service “Allocator” Arbitration was not heard today. We are all well aware of the challenges we face while dealing with this pandemic, but at the same time we have developed proper […]
February 8, 2021 American Airlines has informed the Association that it will again, be sending Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications (WARN Act notifications) to Association covered employees. This notice, which is required by law, will contain information indicating that American Airlines may furlough employees. The company has also advised the Association that they will be […]
TWU Local 556 member Cheyenne Cope turned her bad day into a charitable one. Earlier this week, the Dallas-based Southwest Flight Attendant began raising money via a Facebook video to help a shuttle bus driver named Ben, whose daughter passed away from Covid-19, leaving behind five children – one as young as eight. “I was […]
Press Release: The TWU Congratulates Pete Buttigieg Following Confirmation as Department of Transportation Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2021 Contact: Denise Romano at firstname.lastname@example.org The TWU Congratulates Pete Buttigieg Following Confirmation as Department of Transportation Secretary The following statement can be attributed to Transport Workers Union of America International President John Samuelsen, following the confirmation of Pete Buttigieg as Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary. “Secretary Pete Buttigieg is more […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 Contact: Travis Reuther, email@example.com The TWU Looks Forward to Working with President Biden and Vice President Harris Following the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the following statement should be attributed to Transport Workers Union (TWU) President John Samuelsen: “The TWU is proud to congratulate […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 Contact: Travis Reuther, firstname.lastname@example.org The Biden Administration’s Mask Mandate Will Save Lives In response to the Biden Administration’s announcement of a federal mask mandate, the following statement should be attributed to Transport Workers Union (TWU) President John Samuelsen: “It’s about damn time our government lived up to its obligations […]
TWU Members, As we prepare for the presidential inauguration on Wednesday, our top priority is ensuring the safety of all transport workers. We urge you to use caution in the coming days. The events of the past few weeks in Washington, DC and several state capitals, including the breaching of the United States Capitol, have […]