Boeing Forecasts Rising Demand for Commercial Pilots and Technicians

Boeing (NYSE: BA) is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global fleet expands over the next 20 years. Boeing’s 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook, released today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, projects that between 2014 and 2033, the world’s aviation system will require: 533,000 new commercial airline […]

Boeing Issues Statement on Machinists Contract Vote

Boeing’s contract extension offer was approved today by members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers District 751 (IAM). Under the terms of the eight-year contract extension, the 777X and its composite wing will be built in the Puget Sound area by Boeing employees represented by the IAM. This work includes fuselage build, […]

United Airlines Mechanics Escalate Actions For Joint Agreement At 12 U.S. Airports

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS UNITED AIRLINES MECHANICS

Today, United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union escalated their actions to pressure the company to live up to its promises by hand-billing UAL customers inside and outside 12 major airports around the country. UAL mechanics are informing the public that they may be forced to strike if the company refuses […]

Airport Workers And Community Protest New JFK Billion Dollar Terminal

Airlines and terminal operators including JFK International Air Terminal, which owns and operates Terminal 4, broke promises to create good jobs at the John F. Kennedy International Airport while getting nearly $3 billion for terminal expansions and improvements since 2002, airport service workers and Southeast Queens residents charged at a raucous JFK rally on Friday. […]