UPS, Teamsters agree on tentative contract for mechanics

The Teamsters Local Union No. 2727 has come to a tentative contract agreement with UPS that will make 1,300 UPS aircraft mechanics the “highest paid aviation mechanics” in the United States, a statement from the Teamsters said. Upon ratification, employees will receive an immediate 16 percent pay increase as well as retroactive pay for all […]

Atlas Air to integrate Southern Air under single AOC

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings’ president and CEO William Flynn has confirmed plans to integrate Southern Air under a single air operator’s certificate (AOC) with Atlas Air. The announcement comes just months after Atlas acquired the Southern’s parent Southern Air Holdings. Gaining a single AOC from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is expected to take between […]

Pilots flying for DHL’s network near unanimous in strike vote

After weeks of voting, the union representing nearly 2,000 American pilots who fly worldwide for carriers that operate DHL’s  network, released the results of a a strike authorization vote, showing 99 percent of the participating pilots voting in favor of a possible strike. According to the Teamsters Local 1224 union, 93 percent of their represented […]

Pilots union dispute heats up with potential strike vote

On ongoing dispute between a prominent pilots’ union and five carriers that operate DHL’s North American network recently reached a new level as the union members have decided to vote to authorize a potential strike action over disagreement in contract negotiations. Over the next 10 days, nearly 2,000 pilots represented by the International Brotherhood of […]

Teamsters stand in solidarity with UPS pilots

Four years of negotiation is apparently long enough. The Independent Pilot’s Association (IPA) said it is prepared to go on strike against UPS if a contract acceptable to union members is not agreed upon by the Oct. 23 mediation deadline. Additionally, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has pledged to stand by the pilots and not […]