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Scholarship Winner: Tyler Morgan 9-19-2022 Congratulations to Tyler Morgan on being selected as the Hoffa Academic Scholarship recipient of a $10,000 scholarship award. Read More
Horizon Air Pilots Secure Industry-Leading Agreement 9-16-2022 Best Captain Pay Rates for a Regional Airline Read More
Scholarship Winner: Congrats Brian Corchuelo 9-02-2022 Congratulations to Brian Corchuelo on being selected as the Hoffa Academic Scholarship recipient of a $10,000 scholarship award. Read More
Happy Labor Day! 9-02-2022 The Teamsters International and Local 1224 offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Read More
Silver Airways Pilots Ratify Pay & Retention Letter of Agreement 6-02-2022 The Silver Airways pilots, represented by the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 (APA 1224), today announced that they have ratified a Pay and Retention Letter of Agreement which provides for significant pay increases and retention bonuses. Read More
Teamsters Oppose Republic Airways’ Effort to Weaken Safety 5-19-2022 The Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224, filed a public comment today opposing Republic Airways’ request to allow pilots to operate its aircraft with half the flight experience hours currently required by the FAA. Read More
Cargo Summit 5-13-2022 Nearly 50 pilots and labor representatives from 15 airlines gathered in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 3-5 for a three-day Cargo Associations Summit. Read More
Cape Air Pilots Ratify Compensation and Basing LOA 4-19-2022 Read More
Farewell Message from Marilyn Rhude 3-28-2022 I am happy to announce that Andrew Fidanza has graciously agreed to take over as chairman on the Executive Council. Read More
Feb 2 Early Operations 2-02-2022 Earlier today ABX scheduling sent out emails to our layover crews indicating that DHL has requested to move our CVG inbound departure 90 minutes earlier to avoid the impending ice and snow event. Read More
Happy Holidays from APA Local 1224! 12-23-2021 Read More
Teamster Scholarships: Now Accepting Applications 12-14-2021 The application period is now open for the Teamster 2022 scholarship awards! If you have a child or financial dependent pursuing a college or vocational education, you should be aware of the following three scholarship opportunities available to high school seniors this year: Hoffa Academic Scholarship, Hoffa Vocational Scholarship, and the Joint Council 41 Scholarship. Read More
Happy Thanksgiving! 11-24-2021 Read More
Veterans Day 11-10-2021 Please be advised that the union office will be closed on Thursday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Read More
2021 Fall Charity Drive 11-09-2021 Let’s continue to build upon our Teamster reputation for helping each other, and strengthen our outreach within our communities and our world. PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TODAY! Read More
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
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
CONGRATULATIONS 2019 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS 11-19-2019 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