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
TWU is now accepting applications for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer 15 college-bound dependents of TWU members with a scholarship worth $4,800. This scholarship will be paid out per year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study. The union has been […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2017 CONTACT: Ori Korin firstname.lastname@example.org Allegiant Air Flight Attendants Ratify Historic First Contract Transport Workers Union Celebrates Long-Fought Victory for New Members The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) Local 577 voted to ratify their first-ever contract with Allegiant Air today, offering flight attendants at the airline their […]
The Transport Workers Union of America Retains Ridge Global to Assess the Safety and Security Risks of Having U.S. Passenger Aircraft Repaired and Maintained on Foreign Soil
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 11, 2017) – The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) today announced it has retained the services of Ridge Global, the firm founded by the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, to evaluate and assess critical repair and maintenance work performed on U.S. passenger aircraft. Specifically, the TWU has asked […]
Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Dallas. All groups concentrated on internal discussions and deliberations in concert with the Association legal team on Scope language that will protect our work and jobs in the new contract. These discussions are in preparation for a counter […]
Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington, D.C. This session focused on Maintenance Control Technicians (MCT) and Maintenance Training Specialists (MTS) along with other Mechanic & Related and Stores language. Substantial progress was made in several non-economic articles. The constructive dialog and productive environment […]
We are pleased to announce the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) has filed for a representational election with the National Mediation Board (NMB) on behalf of the JetBlue Airways Inflight Crewmembers. You are one step closer to your goal of uniting and establishing your voice in your workplace and protecting and advancing your […]
Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. This session was focused on Maintenance Training Specialists (MTS) and was very productive. Non-economic articles were discussed. Constructive dialog in a productive environment helped the parties significantly narrow their positions in numerous articles that produced an agreement on most outstanding language issues. Complete Tentative Agreements were […]