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
Come back to Earth, Mayor Gimenez. You want a $170,000 raise while Miami-Dade Transit riders are suffering service cuts, delays, and equipment breakdowns? The TWU won’t stand by while the mayor blames blue collar workers for problems caused by lack of adequate funding and equipment. That’s why this full page ad ran today in the […]
Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington D.C. Complete Tentative Agreements were reached on: Seniority M&R-MLS Hours of Service M&R Reduction in Force M&R-MLS Overtime Distribution Procedures M&R- MLS As previously reported in our last session, Association negotiators presented the company with a comprehensive proposal on […]
TWU is now accepting applications for the Michael J. Quill Scholarship Fund. This scholarship will offer 15 college-bound dependents of TWU members with a scholarship worth $4,800. This scholarship will be paid out per year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study. The union has been […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2017 CONTACT: Ori Korin email@example.com Allegiant Air Flight Attendants Ratify Historic First Contract Transport Workers Union Celebrates Long-Fought Victory for New Members The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) Local 577 voted to ratify their first-ever contract with Allegiant Air today, offering flight attendants at the airline their […]
The Transport Workers Union of America Retains Ridge Global to Assess the Safety and Security Risks of Having U.S. Passenger Aircraft Repaired and Maintained on Foreign Soil
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 11, 2017) – The Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) today announced it has retained the services of Ridge Global, the firm founded by the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, to evaluate and assess critical repair and maintenance work performed on U.S. passenger aircraft. Specifically, the TWU has asked […]
Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Dallas. All groups concentrated on internal discussions and deliberations in concert with the Association legal team on Scope language that will protect our work and jobs in the new contract. These discussions are in preparation for a counter […]
Brothers and Sisters, The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Washington, D.C. This session focused on Maintenance Control Technicians (MCT) and Maintenance Training Specialists (MTS) along with other Mechanic & Related and Stores language. Substantial progress was made in several non-economic articles. The constructive dialog and productive environment […]
We are 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 JetBlue Airways Inflight Crewmembers. You are one step closer to your goal of uniting and establishing your voice in your workplace and protecting and advancing your […]