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Hoffa, Airline Division Director's Statement on Atlas Air Crash

The following is a statement from General President James Hoffa and Airline Division Director Captain David Bourne.

James Hoffa:

"We stand ready to assist our fellow crewmembers and the entire Atlas Air family with whatever resources that are needed in this time of great sadness as we seek to find the answers to this tragedy. Our hearts and deepest condolences go out to the families of our lost brethren, their families and friends as well as all of our Atlas Air crewmembers and families.

Teamster DHL-Contracted Pilots Protest Outside Atlas Air Worldwide Headquarters In Purchase, N.Y.

(PURCHASE, N.Y.) – Holding signs reading “Our Families Deserve Better” and “Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Pilots Ready to Strike,” pilots from major DHL and Amazon contractor Atlas Air are protesting outside the Purchase headquarters of their airline’s holding company, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW), to demand company executives stop denying them of a fair, industry-standard contract. This week marks the current contract’s amendable date – the date pilots are due a new contract by management.

Atlas Pilots Protest at NASDAQ While Company Holds Investor Day

(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 Amazon.com 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.

Pilots Flying For DHL Express To Enter Federally Mediated Contract Negotiations With Atlas Air

(Washington, D.C.) -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and APA Teamsters Local 1224, filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) recently after Atlas Air refused to engage in any further legally-mandated negotiations. Last week the federal government accepted the request of the union representing more than 1,300 pilots flying for DHL-contracted airlines Atlas Air, Inc. and Polar Air Cargo to mediate contract negotiations with the airlines.

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