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Teamsters Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne has a simple message for Allegiant management: it’s time for you to get serious...In a letter to the U.S. Travel Association, Teamsters General President Hoffa was joined by other U.S. labor leaders in voicing concerns over massive government subsidies and abhorrent labor policies at Gulf nation airlines...TAMC updates at Local 19 membership meeting...The SWA negotiating committee met on March 25 and 26...


Today the union presidents of the Association of Flight Attendants; the Association of Professional Flight Attendants; the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters sent a joint letter to the U.S. Travel Association Board questioning their continued support for the repugnant policies of three Gulf carriers – Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates.  


A number of flights of South American LAN Airlines could be affected as the unions of LAN Airlines began a series of actions on Wednesday, March 25th in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Miami. Teamsters Local 769 of Miami will be joining others in handing out information at the 2015 Sony Open tennis tournament in Miami, Florida.


The Obama administration is reviewing claims by three U.S. airlines that Persian Gulf airlines are receiving government subsidies...The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Christopher Hart as the new chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board...Boeing announced it has delivered its first 787-9 built in South Carolina to United Airlines this week...


Airline Division Director Captain David Bourne met with the Executive Board of Local 1224 to discuss the current situation at Allegiant Air as well as ongoing and upcoming negotiations at several properties and the issues faced by several of the pilot groups in the Local who operate for DHL...The UAL Negotiating Committee presented its comprehensive proposal to the Company; the parties will reconvene in April...


On March 11th and 12th, the parties met in Rosemont, IL. On the 11th, the Union Negotiating Committee presented its comprehensive proposal to the Company, which included the rank-and-file negotiating committee’s wage proposal, scope provisions, health and welfare, work rules and pension...


The Teamsters Airline Division is pleased to announce it has reached a tentative agreement on a new 7-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with Air Canada. The agreement includes substantial improvements in wage increases, job security and equal access to health care and retirement plans. Read more for further details on the agreement and the voting process.