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
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 […]
What does Hillary stand for? She stands for… Expanding collective bargaining rights. Protecting workers’ rights. Empowering working people. Investing in good jobs. Support for airline and railroad worker bargaining rights. Promoting fair compensation. Her record proves it. If you’re out there taking hits for Hillary by correcting the record, pointing out lies, and shedding […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2016 CONTACT: Ori Korin firstname.lastname@example.org Another TWU-Represented Work Group at American Airlines Secures New Contract Flight Simulator Engineers Ratify New Agreement with Overwhelming Majority With nearly 100% of the work group participating in the election, American Airlines’ Flight Simulator Engineers ratified a new contract yesterday. The joint contract also covers […]
Sisters and Brothers: The Joint Association Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week in Dallas. Updates from both committees are below. The following negotiation dates have been scheduled for the remainder of the year: Week of November 7 – LAS Week of November 14 – DFW Week of December […]
Published 31 Oct, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31, 2016 CONTACT: Ori Korin Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants Vote in Favor of New Labor Agreement TWU Local 556 Reaches First Contract in Three Years Today, members of TWU Local 556, flight attendants at Southwest Airlines, voted to ratify a new contract with the company after just […]
Published 12 Feb, 2016 The TWU-IAM Fleet Service and Mechanic & Related/Stores Negotiating Committees met this week in Baltimore, Md. and continued joint contract negotiations with American Airlines. Download this communication Fleet Service Committee Update February 12, 2016 The TWU-IAM Fleet Service Negotiating Committee met this week in Baltimore, Md. and continued joint contract negotiations […]
Published 19 Feb, 2016 For Immediate Release February 19, 2016 Contact: Jamie Horwitz, (202) 549-4921, Patti Adams, (501) 519-2743 or Ori Korin, (202) 719-3834 In a Close Vote, Ground Workers Approve New Contract with Southwest Airlines New labor agreement includes 20 percent wage increase, first raises in five years for many ramp workers at highly […]
Published 04 Mar, 2016 The TWU-IAM Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Committees met with American Airlines this week in Texas to continue contract negotiations. The TWU-IAM Association is the largest union at American and your negotiating committees remain in solidarity to provide the membership with exceptional contracts for all workgroups. Reports from both committees […]