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
Published 12 Aug, 2016 Transport Workers Union Reaches First Agreement for Allegiant Airlines Flight Attendants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 12, 2016 CONTACT: Thom McDaniel or Ori Korin Following five years of negotiations, the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU), announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle for the flight attendants it […]
Published 02 Sep, 2016 Happy Labor Day from TWU! This holiday represents an important opportunity to reflect on the labor movement’s rich history. Whether you spend the weekend grilling with your family or on the job keeping America moving, take a moment to remember what unions have fought for: workplace safety, retirement security, a living wage, […]
Published 04 Jun, 2016 Hillary Clinton Statement on Endorsements from Three California TWU Locals Hillary Clinton issued a statement following the endorsement of Transport Workers Union of America Locals 502, 505, and 250-A, three California-based local chapters that fight for transit workers statewide: “I am honored and grateful to have earned the endorsement of the Transport Workers […]
Published 23 Mar, 2016 In a letter sent to the Senate committee considering the FAA reauthorization bill, TWU International President Harry Lombardo called on Congress to tighten oversight of foreign repair stations working on U.S. commercial aircraft. “Under current regulations,” the letter said, “Aircraft mechanics working in the U.S. are subject to various drug and alcohol screening to ensure […]
Published 19 Jul, 2011 A new body representing workers in oneworld alliance airlines made its first move by offering a constructive partnership between trade unions and management on problem-solving and negotiation. The One World of Labour Council – which was formed in April by unions affiliated to the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) including the […]
Published 30 Nov, 2011 Today, TWU International President James C. Little sent letters to Congress regarding American Airlines filing for bankruptcy on Nov. 29. The letters are to make certain we open the dialogue about what is to come and to potentially avoid the devastating affects this will have for TWU members. You can read […]
AA Ground Workers & Mechanics to Stage Nationwide Protest Published 27 Feb, 2012 Members of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) employed at American Airlines and American Eagle, joined by flight attendants (members of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants/APFA), retirees, family members and labor supporters will hold demonstrations at airports across the country this Wed., […]
Published 17 Apr, 2012 Stand in solidarity with the Transport Workers Union for the 1st day of American Airlines bankruptcy trial against labor. Monday, April 23 9AM-11AM GATHER IN BATTERY PARK (NE CORNER AT BROADWAY & STATE ST) MARCH TO BOWLING GREEN PARK (ACROSS FROM US BANKRUPTCY COURT) Download the leaflet here …Return