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
In a massive outpouring of support for women’s rights, workers’ rights, and human rights, more than a million people took part in Women’s Marches around the globe on Saturday, Jan. 21. Their numbers included two dozen members of TWU Local 556’s Working Women’s Committee who joined the 500,000+ strong crowd of people gathered in […]
Brothers and Sisters: The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of January 16 in Dallas/Fort Worth. Download Fleet update This week the Association received the following counter proposals: Reduction in Force – there are substantial issues that need to be resolved prior to achieving an agreement. Voluntary Furlough – the […]
“Now is the time.” Those were the words spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as he addressed the sanitation workers on strike in Memphis just weeks before he was assassinated. Today, we honor Dr. King’s birthday but we do so not as a moment in history, but as a call to action today, to […]
Association Leadership to Expedite Outstanding Joint Contract Economic Issues Top level TWU/IAM Association leadership will be joining ongoing joint contract negotiations with American Airlines to expedite outstanding economic issues. “The time is now for Association members to achieve the fair contract they deserve,” said Association Chair and Vice Chair Sito Pantoja and Harry Lombardo, respectively. […]
Please see the latest news from TWU Local 555 in an arbitration case with Southwest Airlines. TWU International stands with our brothers and sisters in asking the company to abide by the neutral arbitrator’s decision in the case. Read the memo from Local 555 President Greg Puriski at TWU.org/Air
The TWU Veterans Committee will hold its next quarterly meeting January 31 (travel day) through February 3 in Phoenix, Arizona. Please RSVP as soon as possible to Recording Secretary Charlana Bilodeau and also to add any agenda items. Book your room by Jan. 12. Read the full notice.
In a ruling completely separate from TWU’s ongoing healthcare prefunding case, a bankruptcy court ruled today in favor of TWU and two other unions in a case against American Airlines. The unions took the company to court last year to oppose the way the airline was dividing up additional shares of its stock while bankruptcy […]
Sisters and Brothers, The TWU-IAM Association today announced that Neutral Joshua Javits issued his Report and Recommendations and initial integrated seniority lists for the Mechanic and Related, Fleet Service and Stores work groups at American Airlines. In June, the Association retained the services of Neutral Javits, former Chairman of the National Mediation Board and member […]