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.
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
The TWU International filed the below comments in response to a DOT regulatory notice seeking input on how to regulate service animals traveling with passengers. The comments advocate for stronger DOT regulation of emotional support animals, including limits on the type and number of ESAs and proper documentation for the animals. Ms. Maegan Johnson Senior […]
June 29, 2018 Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines on June 25, 26, & 27 in Washington, DC. The vast majority of these negotiating sessions were spent discussing Scope in a very detailed manner; mainly for the Maintenance and Related group. While Fleet Service Scope was discussed, it was done […]
Jet Blue Inflight Crewmembers on the bargaining team met at the TWU’s International headquarters on June 28 to discuss upcoming contract negotiations.
June 28, 2018 I am pleased to announce the Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) has filed for a representational election with the National Mediation Board (NMB) on behalf of the Spirit Airlines Customer Service Agents. You are one step closer to your goal of uniting and establishing your voice in your workplace and […]
On June 15, Alaska Airlines and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) announced that they reached a Merger Transition Agreement in Principle for dispatchers. If ratified, it will combine the Boeing and Airbus dispatch groups into a single group. The agreement, which would be in lieu of normal Section 6 negotiations scheduled for later this year, […]
June 14, 2018 Brothers and Sisters, Association negotiators met with American Airlines Monday and Tuesday this week. The purpose of the meetings was to discuss minor, but important open issues. Some progress was made, but American remains unreasonable by not settling issues they should be able to agree to. The Company’s public statements that they […]
Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of the members of the TWU-IAM Association, we would like to extend our enthusiastic support for the Aircraft Maintenance Offshoring Bill, federal legislation that would support US aircraft maintenance workers. This bill is intended to draw attention to the airline industry-wide trend of offshoring aircraft maintenance. “The TWU-IAM Association believes […]