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, recorded on August 14, 2020, we give a synopsis of the airline industry.
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
The TWU Celebrates Our Essential Cabin Crew Workers May 31, 2020 marks International Flight Attendant Day, and the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) wants to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of our 25,000 essential cabin crew workers. While we appreciate you as members and as front-line, transportation first responders every day, we wanted to […]
Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. This weekend, especially in the midst of a pandemic, the officers and staff of the TWU International will take a moment to honor our members who served in the military and the sacrifices they made. The […]
The House-passed Heroes Act directly addresses the needs of TWU members during the ongoing pandemic. TWU strongly supports this legislation and is calling on the Senate to pass it immediately. This legislation is vital to our country’s efforts to contain and move past this virus, as well as to halt the free fall of our […]
May 13, 2020 As required by the recently ratified Association CBAs, American Airlines has posted the updated seniority lists for all classifications. That posting can be found on JetNet at https://people.aa.com/sm/reports/twuiam_seniority/. Association represented employees may protest any omission or error, which they believe affects their seniority, within thirty (30) days of the posting. Timely submissions […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2020 Contact: Travis Reuther, firstname.lastname@example.org The Transport Workers Union Endorses Joe Biden for President Washington, D.C. – As transportation workers continue to suffer through the ongoing pandemic, we are all reminded of the importance of strong, pro-worker leadership at every level. More than 110 TWU members have died and another […]
April 28, 2020 To our TWU membership at Southwest Airlines: The TWU International leadership was glad to hear Gary Kelly in his recent video say that he would fight for the livelihoods of our members. We were even more appreciative of the fact that he recognized the workforce as Southwest Airlines most important asset. Mr. […]
A company has used the TWU’s logo to sell facemasks that do not meet federal respiratory standards and are not union made. The Transport Workers Union of America does not sanction the sale of these products and we are fighting to stop it. A fly-by-night non-union company, which goes by various names including Mercury Tee, […]
On April 16, the TWU sent the following letter to Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly. Click here for a PDF version. Dear Gary, I’ve been informed that last week Southwest requested that the Transport Workers Union (TWU) represented Locals, 550, 555, 556 and 557 open and/or negotiate concessions into our members’ contracts. While we certainly […]