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More than three years after bargaining, Allegiant Airlines pilots represented by Teamsters Local 1224 have reached a tentative agreement on their first union contract with the airline on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Teamsters and company negotiators have agreed to meet the week of June 27 to finalize the contract language. There are more than 700 pilots in the bargaining unit.


(NEW YORK) – While Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) hosts an investor day in New York, the pilots working for its subsidiary air carriers who fly cargo for DHL and are picketing outside the NASDAQ Market site in Times Square. Through its Atlas Air, Inc. and Polar Air Worldwide Cargo, Inc. subsidiaries, AAWW is DHL’s largest American contractor.


(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Following a tentative agreement on May 6, 2016, Teamster flight dispatchers at NetJets have voted unanimously to ratify their first-ever contract. The vote was 38 to 0 in favor of accepting the agreement.


(WILMINGTON, Ohio) – After more than five years of negotiations for a new labor agreement with Kalitta Air, LLC, the cargo airline based in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the union representing its pilots and flight engineers informed the National Mediation Board (NMB) that further mediation efforts would be fruitless and counterproductive.


Your negotiating committee met this week with the National Mediation Board (NMB) at the NMB headquarters in Washington, DC. In attendance for the union were the voting members of the negotiating committee, local business agents, International Airline Division representatives and legal, actuarial and economic advisors.