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Local 135 Heads to Miami to Assist with Republic Airways Transition


(MIAMI) - Teamsters Local 135 Stewards from Indianapolis who represent Republic Airways Flight Attendants were in the Miami this week. Miami is one of Republic’s larger bases and is to be closed at the end of this month. Republic announced the closure of the base in February of this year as a result of the continued obstacles the airline industry faces. Most all Flight Attendants that are based in Miami are being displaced to New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Representatives from Local 135 were present throughout the week meeting with members and showing support through this transition.   Members are showing a great amount of unity and camaraderie during these tough times. Teamsters Local 135 represents over 2,000 Flight Attendants for Indianapolis Republic Airways, Inc.