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Pilots at charter airline Omni Air International reached a new tentative agreement with the company on February 28th. The agreement includes major increases in pay that make Omni’s starting first officer salaries the highest in the U.S. airline industry.

Allegiant Air Mechanics and Related Classifications Join Teamsters

(WASHINGTON) – Today, mechanics and related classifications at Allegiant Air voted overwhelmingly for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to become their collective bargaining representatives in an election with the National Mediation Board (NMB). The final vote count comes after a petition for representation was filed on December 13, 2017.

Teamsters Local 1224 Secures Contract With Up to 100 Percent Gains for Pilots At Omni

(TULSA, Okla.) – Pilots at charter airline Omni Air International reached a new tentative agreement with the company on February 28. The agreement includes major increases in pay that make Omni’s starting first officer salaries the highest in the U.S. airline industry. The pilots are represented by the Airline Professionals Association Teamsters Local 1224 and have been in negotiations with the company for almost two and a half years.

Denise Miracle and a Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy

Teamsters Local 856 Member Saves Two Lives from Human Trafficking

Denice Miracle has been a Customer Service Representative at American Airlines for 27 years. As a worker in the airline industry, she’s always thinking of the safety of her passengers above all else. For this reason, it was fortunate that she was working one fateful day last year when two young teenagers approached her desk at Sacramento International Airport.

Teamsters Ratify Agreement With ExpressJet

(WASHINGTON) — Workers at ExpressJet ERJ who are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) voted to ratify a new tentative agreement today. The new contract covers approximately 500 mechanics, technicians and tool room attendants who are members of Teamster Locals 19, 210, 781, 783 and 964.

Companies are shipping more items by plane to meet customers’ rising expectations for rapid delivery, prompting a scramble for cargo space that has sent airfreight rates soaring and pushed Amazon.comInc. and others into the airline business.

Global airfreight traffic climbed almost 9% year-over-year in November, the start of the peak shipping season, and rates for airfreight were up 17% annually for the month, the biggest price increase since the aftermath of the financial crisis, according to cargo data provider WorldACD.

 

Teamster Mechanics and Related Employees Ratify Agreement With NetJets

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees ratified a new six-year collective bargaining agreement with the Columbus-based business jet operator. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 represent 212 aircraft mechanics, maintenance controllers, stock clerks, aircraft fuelers and aircraft cleaners at the company. 

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