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The Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition has written a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta calling on the agency to stop issuing repair station certifications until adequate oversight is performed on both domestic and foreign repair stations.
Today, Teamster representatives of the Flight Attendants and Pilots of World Airways announced that bankruptcy discussions with their employer failed to yield an agreement on concessions their carrier was seeking. Approximately one year ago, Teamsters members sacrificed $75 million in concessions to allow World to emerge from bankruptcy for the first time. Less than nine months after emerging in February 2013, the company again declared bankruptcy in November 2013.
Teamsters, World Airways Fail to Reach Concessionary Agreement
After attempts by World Airways to seek a second concessionary agreement within sixteen months, Teamster representatives of the Flight Attendants and Pilots of World Airways announced that bankruptcy discussions with their employer failed to yield an agreement on concessions their carrier was seeking.
United Airlines said per-seat revenue rose as much as 12.5 percent in December as it benefited from flight cancellations and adjustments for tickets involving other airlines. United said traffic grew 4.1 percent in December. The revenue for each seat flown one mile rose an estimated 11.5 percent to 12.5 percent, more than United had originally expected.
Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) and United Airlines (UAL) are restoring flights amid rising temperatures after winter storms led carriers to cancel more than 11,000 U.S. flights in four days and marooned millions of fliers.
Just when the aviation education industry is embracing aviation training devices for practice, decision making and proficiency training, the Federal Aviation Agency is considering reducing their use for flight training requirements.
RAH Negotiations Update
The IBT Negotiations Team and representatives of the Company met December 17th through December 20th in Jackson, Wyoming to continue bargaining. Private Mediator Margaret Leibowitz was again present to monitor and facilitate the process. The two groups made multiple proposals and counter-proposals on Article 6 (Scheduling), Article 7 (Vacancies), as well as re-opening discussions on Article 3 (Compensation).
Washington, D.C. - Today the Teamsters filed a motion in federal court seeking an order enjoining Allegiant Air from violating the status quo provisions as embodied in the 2010 Pilot Work Rules Agreement and in binding past practices that were in effect at the time Allegiant Air and the Teamsters began negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.