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ABX Air Pilots Ratify Amended Collective Bargaining Agreement 12-30-2020 Read More
Concerning FAA Authorization for COVID-19 Vaccine 12-12-2020 The FAA has approved the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Pfizer for use by holders of FAA-issued airman medical certificates or medical clearances performing safety-sensitive aviation functions; however, they must observe a 48 hour waiting period after each dose. Read More
Veterans Day Letter from the President 11-10-2020 Please be advised that the union office will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Read More
Happy Labor Day! 9-04-2020 The Teamsters International and Local 1224 offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. Read More
Congratulations 2020 Scholarship Winner Nick Magaletta 9-03-2020 Read More
Exemption for Cargo on PAX Airplanes 5-21-2020 The FAA has issued an exemption to allow Part 121 operators, which submit a Letter of Intent, to carry cargo on seats installed on the main deck of transport category airplanes used in Part 121 operations when no passengers are being transported. Read More
Airline Professionals Association President Tim Jewell Statement On Stimulus Relief for Airlines: Warns Smaller Airlines Need Relief Now 4-16-2020 Read More
Coronavirus Update 1-31-2020 The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today shared an update and advice regarding the coronavirus with its affiliates. Read More
Airline Pilots urge Capitol Hill to Enhance Fatigue Rules for All-Cargo Operations 7-29-2019 While our voices have not ceased since we began the effort in 2009, last week we committed to renewed efforts to achieve one level of safety. On behalf of our Legislative Affairs team, please see the below joint announcement between Local 1224, CAPA, ALPA, and IPA. Read More
Leighton Elected CAPA Vice President 7-23-2019 The Coalition of Airline Pilots Association (CAPA) Board of Directors recently elected Local 1224 Safety Coordinator Russ Leighton, an ABX pilot, to the position of vice president. Read More
Pilot Unions Unite to Fight Attempts to Eliminate Pilots from the Flight Deck 8-01-2018 The unions representing the pilots of nearly 50 commercial airlines joined together to voice their opposition to a dangerous set of provisions that were added to the FAA reauthorization bill passed earlier this year by the U.S. House of Representatives. Read More
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
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
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
Benefits for Teamster Retirees 8-02-2016 Last week Local 1224 received two TEAMStar brochures, which contain important benefit information for retired Teamster members. We have made this information available to you through the two links provided below. Read More