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
Published 04 Dec, 2015 The TWU-IAM Association yesterday presented American Airlines with a comprehensive package of positions/proposals that will serve as the foundation to achieve joint collective bargaining agreements for 30,000 ground workers at the largest, most profitable airline. Sito Pantoja and Harry Lombardo, Chair and Vice Chair of the Association, attended the opening of […]
Published 25 Jan, 2016 Update for Android users: Google is having issues displaying several apps in the Google Play Store, including the brand new TWU App. This is a system-wide problem, and they’re working on fixing it. We’ll update you as soon as Google resolves the issue with the Play Store and appreciate your patience […]
Published 05 Jul, 2016 We join the Hillary Clinton campaign in welcoming their new Deputy Labor Campaign Directors: Michele Gilliam, a former TWU Local 100 staffer who worked as the New York Political Director on the Bernie Sanders campaign, and Lori D’Orazio, who formerly worked at the AFL-CIO and UAW. They join Nikki Budzinski, Labor […]
Published 22 Jul, 2016 Negotiations at American Airlines have dragged on long enough. We want to hold the company accountable to the promises they make at the bargaining table — but we need your help. That’s why we’re asking you to tweet, Instagram, and Facebook a #SolidaritySelfie to show you’re with us. We’re fighting for thousands […]
Published 29 Jul, 2016 Sisters and Brothers, The Mechanic & Related/Stores and Fleet Service Negotiating Committees met with American Airlines this week in Dallas. Updates from both committees are below. Download M&R/Stores update Download Fleet Service update Mechanic & Related/Stores We exchanged and discussed the following articles this week: Training – M&R, MLS, & MCT: We exchanged […]
Published 21 Mar, 2016 The Senate Commerce Committee passed an FAA bill last week after several amendments were adopted, including: A ban on cell phone use during flight. A ban on knives in airplane cabins. Flight attendants must receive training to combat human trafficking. FAA must review aircraft evacuation standards. FAA must issue a flight […]
Published 28 Jul, 2011 TWU members and retiree’s attended the TWU Texas State Conference meeting this week hosted by Local 555 in Dallas, Texas to prepare for the ongoing political struggles and hear from featured guest speakers Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (District 10) and Texas AFL-CIO Vice President John Patrick. Senator Davis spoke of […]
Published 07 Mar, 2011 Addressing the crisis facing transit systems, ensuring fair union elections for rail and aviation workers, and creating jobs are the top priorities of transportation unions. The Transportation Trades Department (TTD), AFL-CIO Executive Committee, which includes TWU, recently released a policy statement on seven key issues impacting workers in the rail, transit […]