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. In the latest episode, we discuss COVID – 19 updates.
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.
Some of the newest members of the TWU family are a result of a drive the TWU Organizing Department launched during the summer of 2018: a campaign to organize 300 Spirit Airlines customer service agents, based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Click the button below to visit that campaign’s page.
Air Division Updates
Air Division Updates
March 7, 2020 This week, TWU-IAM Association representatives continued the process of reviewing tentatively agreed to Joint Contract language. Late Friday evening, the Executive Committee finalized the remaining documents necessary to put the contracts together for membership review, before ballots are cast. The work that Association representatives have been engaged in during the last four […]
The Spirit Air Negotiating Team met from February 26 thru February 28, successfully negotiating and tentatively agreeing on the following articles: Training Reduction in Force & Severance Uniforms Preamble Purpose of Agreement Recognition and Job Security Voluntary Time Off We continue to make progress towards our inaugural Collective Bargaining Agreement. We are tentatively scheduled to […]
On Monday, February 24, TWU Executive Vice President Alex Garcia and Air Division Director Mike Mayes swore in members of Local 513’s Executive Board in Texas. “I think it’s a privilege to be part of something that can seem so routine, but actually is a crucial part of our union’s future,” Garcia said. “I […]
February 22, 2020 The full negotiating committees continued to meet this week in Dallas, TX to write the remaining language needed to secure the final contract from the Agreement in Principle made with American Airlines. With a few exceptions, the bulk of that work is now done. Our next task is to work with our […]
February 15, 2020 The Association negotiating team met this week with the company in Dallas, TX to continue finalizing contract language to bring our Agreements in Principle (AIPs) back to the membership as complete Tentative Agreements for your consideration. Making sure the contract language is accurate for this historic ratification vote by our members is […]
Below are links to American Airlines JCBA highlights. Please refer to the JCBA for further details. Click here for Mechanic & Related Click here for MLS/Stores Click here for Fleet Service Remember, This is the industry-leading contract we have all been fighting for. It includes all these enhancements – and more! VOTE “YES” FOR YOUR […]
February 7, 2020 As previously announced, the TWU-IAM Association reached Agreements in Principle (AIP) last week with American Airlines on five new Joint Collective Bargaining Agreements (JCBAs). The five-year accords run through 2025. This week, Association negotiating committee members met with company representatives in Fort Lauderdale, FL to begin finalizing contract language to bring our […]