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07/26/2019

Today, the board of directors of the Professional Aviation Maintenace Association (PAMA) approved the presidential appointment of Chris Moore to serve a two-year term on the board.

Chris Moore is president of The Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC). As founder of TAMC, Moore works tirelessly to advocate for aviation workplace safety and to promote the craft and the intrinsic value of aviation maintenance personnel.

07/23/2019

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached an agreement in principle with Air Canada, the largest passenger carrier in Canada. The agreement covers over 700 customer service representatives, reservation assistants, air cargo workers and other employees at the company’s U.S. base of operations.

07/17/2019

(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached an agreement in principle with Air Canada, the largest passenger carrier in Canada. The agreement covers over 700 customer service representatives, reservation assistants, air cargo workers and other employees at the company’s U.S. base of operations.

06/28/2019

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao  announced on Monday $57.1 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants for Texas airports, including $23.2 million for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and $2.6 million for Dallas Love Field Airport. 

06/06/2019

WASHINGTON) – Yesterday Teamsters joined Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader and other aviation industry stakeholders at the Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit, an event that was organized by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the Business Travel Coalition. Teamsters and their allies brought attention to the life-threatening hazards to consumers and workers associated with having aircraft repaired overseas.

06/06/2019

In the 1960’s and 70’s air travel wasn’t as convenient as it is today. There were few cross-country flights and many flights hopped from mid-size city to mid-size city. In order to attend as many membership meetings and contract negotiations as possible, General President James R. Hoffa often flew in a small plane to get where he was needed. In fact, there’s one story from the book “Hoffa: Messages to the Membership” where he shared an experience of landing on a small runway in Wisconsin during a snowstorm – where you couldn’t tell the difference between the runway and the cow pasture.

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