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
Brothers and Sisters: Last month, we informed you that the distribution process for American Airlines equity shares would begin soon. Recently, American made a distribution to unsecured creditors from its Disputed Claims Reserve (DCR), which holds shares set aside for resolution of certain claims in the bankruptcy proceedings. The number of shares recently distributed for […]
Download this update as a PDF. Brothers and Sisters, After the fallout from the Company’s letter on Friday August 24th, the Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington DC. The ghost negotiators from the Company that were invited to join the talks did not show up. The Association is […]
The International is working with local leaders in the Houston area and State Conferences across the country to monitor the safety of our brothers and sisters affected by Hurricane Harvey and extreme weather in Texas. Stay tuned for updates as we assess members’ needs and coordinate the union’s support effort.
Check out Angelo Cucuzza, Chairman at TWU New York/New Jersey State Conference and Executive Vice President of Local 501, in the New York Daily News: “Anyone who believes a state constitutional convention will bring about good government reforms and empower everyday voters is living in a fantasyland,” he says. “That’s why I strongly urge you to vote ‘no’ […]
The TWU is ratcheting up its public campaign against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, launching a second television ad calling out the Mayor for refusing to participate in the MTA’s comprehensive action plan to fix the city’s subway. The ads are part of an ongoing TWU campaign to compel Mayor de Blasio to […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2017 CONTACT: Thom McDaniel 832-723-5132 or firstname.lastname@example.org After six years of failed contract negotiations, the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, representing flight attendants at Allegiant Air, has sent a letter to the National Mediation Board (NMB) requesting that the regulatory body step in and begin the process that could […]
TWU International President John Samuelsen fired off a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday, calling on the White House to stand up and protect TWU members’ livelihoods in their contract fight with American Airlines. The letter calls out the company for its continued offshoring of jobs, a decidedly un-American business model, and a clear […]