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
Congratulations to the 28 brothers and sisters at PSA Airlines, who voted to ratify a new agreement today by an overwhelming 86 percent. All 28 members participated in the election, and the five-year agreement includes yearly pay increases as well as several other highlights: Date of signing base pay increases ranging from 8 – 20 […]
To the TWU Membership, The permit has been issued and we are taking our fight to American Airlines Headquarters on October 26. We are going to make sure that Doug Parker and Robert Isom get the message, it’s time for them to step up and get this contract done! Membership frustration has grown to the […]
Download this update as a PDF. Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in New York City. As was previously reported, an Association subcommittee met last week in Dallas to review and designate what Letters of Agreement would be retained in the JCBA, should be discussed during […]
Download this update as a PDF. Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. Negotiations for M&R were focused on the Filling of Vacancies Articles. Tentative Agreements were reached for these classifications the IAM is responsible for: Filling of Vacancies for Quality Assurance Auditors, […]
The wake of destruction left from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is unimaginable. TWU members and retirees are not only facing the struggle of rebuilding homes and replacing belongings, but daily survival items such as food, water, medical supplies, and electricity are scarce. At the Transport Workers Union’s 25th Convention, delegates unanimously approved a resolution, […]
In addition to the TWU Hurricane Relief Fund, TWU members who use Union Plus programs can apply for disaster relief grants through Union Plus. Disaster relief grants are for $500, and they do not need to be repaid. Find out if you’re eligible for a Union Plus disaster relief grant on the Union Plus website.
The “United Unstoppable” slate won re-election at the Transport Workers Union 25th Constitutional Convention in Las Vegas, September 26, 2017. Officers are as follows: John Samuelsen, International President Alex Garcia, International Executive Vice President Gary Maslanka, International Secretary-Treasurer John Bland, International Administrative Vice President Jerome Lafragola, International Administrative Vice President Thank you for the participation […]
On behalf of the 55,000 Transport Workers Union members in New York and the 15,000 flights attendants we represent at Southwest Airlines, we were angered to learn of United Capital’s deplorable labor relations approach to contract negotiations with the Hotel Trades Council. Read our letter to David Hayes here.