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 Denise LuuAmanda Bledsoe, Communications Director 
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News & Press Releases

Southern Air Pilots Ratify Letter of Agreement to Improve Pay, Standards |8-09-2018
Pilots welcome changes to current collective bargaining agreement but say hiring, workplace issues remain Read More

Southern Air Pilots Secure Tentative Letter of Agreement to Improve Pay, Standards |7-18-2018
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Pilot Unions Rally Behind American Aviation Workers On Flag Day |6-14-2018
Seven Unions and One Trade Association, Representing Nearly 100,000 Pilots Combined, Urge the Senate to Take Action to Prevent Flag-of-Convenience Schemes in the U.S. Read More

PILOTS WHO FLY FOR AMAZON TO DESCEND ON THE WHITE HOUSE IN DEFENSE OF U.S. JOB STANDARDS |6-08-2018
Citing low pay, grueling working conditions and a worsening situation at their carriers, U.S. pilots to call on President Trump to join them in standing up to Amazon Read More

New Video Spotlights Deteriorating Situation at Amazon Air-Contracted Airlines, Threats to Future of Prime |5-29-2018
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TEAMSTERS LOCAL 1224 SECURES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH UP TO 100 PERCENT GAINS FOR PILOTS AT OMNI |3-07-2018
Omni Air Pilot Contract Lifts First-Year First-Officer Pay To Highest In Industry; Latest Win for Union Representing Thousands of U.S. Pilots Read More

Atlas Air Pilots to Company Executives: Get Serious at the Bargaining Table |12-15-2017
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6 THINGS AAWW SHAREHOLDERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE COMPANY’S FUTURE |11-29-2017
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Update: Harvey & Irma Disaster Relief |9-27-2017
Affected members applying for assistance should return the completed “Request for Help” form (including all requested documentation) to the Local Union a minimum of two to three weeks prior to the International Teamster deadline: Read More

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief |8-31-2017
Relief efforts are just beginning, but here is some initial information for those who have been affected, as well as ways others can help. Read More

“PRIME(D) FOR DISASTER”: TEAMSTERS LOCAL 1224 PILOTS TAKE CONCERNS ABOUT PRIME AIR TO AMAZON’S FRONT DOOR, THE STREETS OF SEATTLE |8-30-2017
As Amazon turns a blind eye to growing operational risks, veteran pilots to run mobile billboard near company’s headquarters exposing the truth behind Prime Air’s challenges Read More

PRIME AIR PILOTS TO PROTEST AT AMAZON HEADQUARTERS, SOUND ALARM ON GROWING RISKS TO COMPANY’S AIR DELIVERY SERVICE, LOGISTICS AMBITIONS |7-31-2017
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Leading up to the company’s largest single-day sales event, AMAZON PRIME CUSTOMERS TO HEAR ABOUT RISKS TO DELIVERY SERVICE AHEAD OF “PRIME DAY” |7-06-2017
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Protesting the German company’s efforts to depress wages, PILOTS WHO FLY FOR DHL CALL ON PRESIDENT TRUMP TO STAND WITH U.S. PILOTS |4-05-2017
U.S. pilots responsible for 70% of DHL’s global flying protest at White House, say the German shipping company is lowering industry standards, manipulating U.S. law while it makes billions in profits Read More

DHL Pilot Letter to President Trump |4-04-2017
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AMAZON-CONTRACTED ABX AIR PILOTS WIN RESOLUTION TO FORCED OVERTIME THAT KEPT THEM FROM THEIR FAMILIES AND CREATED STRAIN |2-24-2017
Pilots Say Settlement Agreement Is a Positive Step but Staffing Issues Still Remain at ABX and Other DHL, Amazon Contracted Airlines Read More

TEAMSTER HORIZON AIR PILOTS TAKE LEGAL ACTION TO PROTECT PASSENGERS, IMPROVE BUSINESS, MITIGATE GROWING STAFFING CRISIS |1-27-2017
ilots Say The Alaska Air-Owned Regional Carrier Is Breaking The Law With Irresponsible Policies That Have Grounded Flights, Warn Of Pilot Strike Read More

TEAMSTER PILOTS AT KALITTA AIR WIN IMPORTANT WORKPLACE IMPROVEMENTS WITH NEW CONTRACT |12-22-2016
More than six years after contract negotiations began, Kalitta Air pilots ratified a new contract with the airline on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Read More

TEAMSTER AMAZON PRIME AIR PILOTS TAKE CONCERNS ABOUT SHORT-STAFFING DIRECTLY TO PRIME CUSTOMERS |12-16-2016
New website and advertising campaign detail staffing problems that could affect holiday deliveries Read More

TEAMSTER PILOTS AT AMAZON & DHL CONTRACTOR AAWW SAY THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH PILOTS TO MAKE DELIVERIES, VOICE GROWING FRUSTRATION WITH CONTRACT DELAYS |12-07-2016
Surveys of AAWW Pilots Reveal Strained Operation, High Rate of Pilots Planning To Leave If The Company Doesn’t Agree To A Fair Contract Read More

CAPA opposes DOT’s approval of NAI petition |12-06-2016
A Bad Decision on a Bad Deal Read More

Pilot Strike Update: Pilots Call on ABX to Address Staffing Crisis as They Return to Work |11-23-2016
Following a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, pilots are returning to work with continued calls for the company to address the staffing crisis that has led to this strike. Read More

PILOTS STRIKE AT ABX AIR, MAJOR CARGO AIRLINE FOR DHL, AMAZON |11-22-2016
pproximately 250 pilots responsible for cargo carrier ABX Air’s flying went on strike early Tuesday morning against their employer, ABX Air, Inc., and will not fly scheduled routes, including those for ABX’s major customers DHL and Amazon. Read More

Kalitta Air Backs Out Of Tentative Agreement With Pilots That Would Help Airline Address Pilot Shortage |11-03-2016
Executives at DHL Contractor Make Short-Sighted Move That Threatens Carrier’s Ability to Attract, Retain Pilots Read More

TEAMSTER PILOTS AT ABX AIR SEEK SINGLE CARRIER DETERMINATION |10-27-2016
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Airline Division formally requested that the National Mediation Board initiate an investigation to determine if two subsidiaries of Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) should be considered a single transportation system. Read More