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Airline Division News, Week Ending October 4, 2014

The Airline Division reminds all members to follow "best practices" and guidelines set fourth by the CDC in light of a passenger who traveled by air to the U.S. and contracted the Ebola virus...Negotiations for NetJets technicians and related resumed this week with the committee working internally and making electronic passes with management...

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 27, 2014

Fifteen mechanic and related Teamsters representing Event Review Committees and Flight Safety Committees from five airlines took part in the FAA Aviation Safety Infoshare conference in Baltimore last week. “The TAMC commitment to aviation safety was visible to the entire industry as Teamster mechanics easily outnumbered the other union mechanic groups combined,” said Airline Division Director Capt. David Bourne.

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 20, 2014

More than 15,000 passenger service professionals at the newly-merged American-US Airways have voted to join the CWA-IBT Customer Service Employee Association. 1,300 new members will be represented by the Teamsters Airline Division...The Allegiant Airlines Dispatcher Negotiations Committee prepared for negotiations on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Discussions are on hold pending the appointment of a new company principal negotiator.

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 13, 2014

United Airlines and Teamster mechanic negotiators met in Washington DC on September 11th and 12th at the National Mediation Board. Both sides presented proposals on economic issues including scope, pensions, health and welfare, and wages...Flight deck crewmembers at Kalitta Charters II voted to join the Teamsters in an election that ended September 3rd. The unit includes 52 pilots who will be represented by Local 1224...

Airline Division News, Special Edition - September 11, 2014

Today is the day that Americans everywhere pause to reflect on the tragic events on the bright, sunny day thirteen years ago when we were attacked in such a cowardly manner. On that day, we lost not only thousands of our fellow citizens, we lost men and women of law enforcement and EMS, who answered the call. We lost pilots and flight attendants of our profession who fought to stop the attacks on their airliners and passengers.

Airline Division News, Week Ending September 6, 2014

Low-cost Norweigian Air International's application to begin transatlantic flights in the U.S. was denied by the Department of Transportation following a Teamster online petition campaign...Negotiations for Piedmont stock clerks commenced last week with the parties reaching tentative agreements on five articles...

Airline Division News, Labor Day 2014

Several U.S. congressmen have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez regarding the misuse of cash that was to be used for employee health care costs by the employees of World Airways...SWA Material Specialist Contract Negotiations continued in Dallas this past week; no additional tentative agreements were reached during the session...

Airline Division News, Week Ending August 23, 2014

Negotiations for Piedmont mechanics resumed on Monday, August 18. Meetings with the company were focused on ways to break the current logjam on economic issues...Members of the Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition blitzed Capitol Hill, completing seventeen meetings in support of the TAMC agenda...

Airline Division News, Week Ending August 17, 2014

It is with great sadness that the Airline Division has been advised that Local 1224 notified their Atlas Air members of the tragic death of First Officer Rafael Monterroza Jr., who passed away on Wednesday, August 13th as the result of a motorcycle accident...

Airline Division News, Week Ending August 9, 2014

PDX (Portland, Oregon) Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician Rob Pennell recently helped save the life of a stranger who was found unresponsive on the floor of the terminal...A Federal Aviation Administration official told airline pilots that commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems will remain prohibited, with limited exceptions, for now...


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