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.
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
The AFL-CIO will not be holding a conference this year; but TWU, along with the Black Heritage Society will still observe and celebrate the holiday in Houston, Texas, January 13 – 16, 2017. For more information about the event, including costs and how to register, please read this memo from John Bland, International Administrative Vice […]
The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week in Las Vegas. Updates from both committees are below. Download Fleet Download Mechanic & Related Stores Fleet Service Update The company presented the following proposals to the union this week: Vacations – No tentative agreement was reached as the […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 9, 2016 Contact: Ori Korin American Airlines Workers Industry Best Pay Rates Go into Effect This month, approximately 30,000 ground workers at American Airlines will see their industry-leading wage rates reflected in their paychecks. The wage increases for the TWU/IAM Association-represented workers will average approximately 22 percent. Mechanic and Related workers […]
Election Day is here. TWU has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, and we want to make sure our members know their rights before they go in the voting booth this year. Here’s what you need to know: Many states offer same-day voter registration. If you didn’t have a chance to register before Election Day, in […]
As union members, friends, and allies, we cannot sit on the sidelines while anti-labor politicians try to court union voters. It’s time to take action and stand up for the rights of all union members. TWU represents nearly 140,000 working people nationwide, and many of them are veterans. In our latest video, TWU vets and […]
CONTACT: Ori Korin The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) and Frontier Airlines have been negotiating regarding an agreement covering Frontier Flight Dispatchers for four and a half years, and they have been in mediation for more than three years. A full account of the history of these negotiations can be found here. By all […]