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, TWU/IAM TechOps discuss recent ASAP trends.
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
January 16, 2021 With the recent approval of the Payroll Support Program (PSP2), we have been working to make sure Association represented employees who were impacted in the October reductions are recalled in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreements. After several discussions with American Airlines management, your Association Leadership has been informed that, beginning Tuesday, […]
In 1961, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the TWU’s Constitutional Convention, “It is faith that keeps us going, and with this faith we will be able to adjourn the councils of despair and bring new light into the dark changers of pessimism, and then, on that new day, when that day comes, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2021 Contact: Denise Romano, email@example.com The TWU Applauds President-Elect Biden’s Covid-19 Relief Package WASHINGTON, DC – President Elect Joe Biden released a comprehensive $1.9 trillion stimulus plan on Jan 14. It includes a Covid-19 relief package designed to protect the health and safety of frontline workers, as well as prevent […]
January 13, 2021 Applications are now being accepted for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer fifteen (15) college-bound dependents of TWU members a scholarship worth $4800.00. This scholarship will be paid out, each year in the amount of $1,200.00 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four (4) year […]
The TWU has spent the past few months working diligently to ensure today’s stimulus bill was passed. The International has been lobbying the Congress ever since March on direct aid to our sectors to ensure that our members are kept on payrolls. This work culminated in five relief and aid bills totaling nearly $4 trillion […]
December 21, 2020 TWU/IAM Association Leads on Relief for Transportation Employees After months of delays and false promises, Congress has finally agreed to another round of much needed COVID economic relief. Although votes are still pending in the House and Senate, the stimulus package has benefits for TWU/IAM Association represented American Airlines employees, as well […]
The TWU Is Encouraged by Stimulus Agreement, Urges Congress to Provide Additional Funding for State and Local Governments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2020| Contact: Travis Reuther, firstname.lastname@example.org The TWU Is Encouraged by Stimulus Agreement, Urges Congress to Provide Additional Funding for State and Local Governments TWU issued the following response to the deal reached by Congressional leaders in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic: “The TWU worked hard to ensure this package […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2020 Contact: Travis Reuther, email@example.com TWU Applauds Nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of Transportation Following the nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be Transportation Secretary, the following statement should be attributed to Transport Workers Union President John Samuelsen: “Pete Buttigieg is committed to transformational infrastructure investment that creates […]