The Transport Workers Union, representing the 330 Flight Crew Training Instructors and Simulator Pilot Instructors at American Airlines, announced that its members approved a new five-year contract, including industry-leading pay, which goes into effect on Nov. 21.
“Our instructors are the best in the business, and now we have a contract in place that rewards them for their excellence,” said Kimball Stone, American’s vice president – Flight. “We commend the negotiating teams for the creativity employed in getting this deal done for our instructors.”
American’s 330 pilot instructors are stationed at the company’s training centers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte and Phoenix. TWU Local 548 led bargaining on behalf of the instructors.
American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.