IAM Local 1781

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Category: Hawaiian Airlines

After Weight Survey, Hawaiian Airlines to Assign Seats Between Hawaii, American Samoa

HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines executives had a dilemma: Their planes were burning more fuel than projected on their regular 2,600-mile route between Honolulu and American Samoa. Various factors for increased fuel use, like winds, were ruled out. So the carrier asked passengers on the twice weekly flights if they wouldn’t mind being weighed before boarding. […]

Mother calls Hawaiian Airlines fee for escorting autistic son illegal

                      HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – An Oahu mother is questioning Hawaiian Airlines after her autistic son was charged a fee for an escort through the airport. Debbie Kobayakawa says that’s against the law. Her 26-year-old son, Ian Nieblas, is autistic, legally blind and hard of hearing. […]

Hawaiian Airlines Gains on Robust Growth in August Traffic

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. – a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA – Free Report) – posted a significant rise in air traffic in the month of August. Traffic – measured in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) – came in at 1.43 billion, up 7.1% from 1.34 billion recorded a year ago.   On a year-over-year basis, […]

Hawaiian Airlines’ Snazzy Flatbed Seats Reveal Its Big Ambitions

  Hawaiian Airlines may be best known for taking West Coast vacationers to the islands, but increasingly, the carrier has global ambitions. This is part of the reason it is introducing a new business class on its Airbus A330s, with 18 flatbed seats, all 76 inches long. Initially passengers flying between North America and Hawaii […]

Thank You!

                Sheerie Yee of Hawaiian Airlines and Nisha Chaudry of Alaska Airlines attended Leadership II at Winpisinger Training Center in Hollywood, Maryland. To the membership of Local 1781 a big Thank you. Thank You!

Hawaiian Airlines pilots to vote on strike authorization

  Pilot leaders at Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) will ask members to give them authority to strike if labor negotiations break down and the federal government authorizes a walkout, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) said in a statement released April 19. According to ALPA, its members are “fed up with management foot-dragging on a new […]

2016 District Election

DISTRICT ELECTION, DATES TO REMEMBER: 2/5/16 0600h-0800h & 1800h-2000h – NOMINATIONS 3/4/16 0600h-0800h & 1800h-2000h – ENDORSEMENT VOTE (if needed) 6/10/16 0600h-1800h – DISTRICT ELECTIONS All events will be held at Local Lodge, I.D. IS REQUIRED when entering the lodge for these events.  

Machinists Union Members Ratify Contracts at Hawaiian Airlines

  IAM Districts 141 and 142 today announced that IAM members at Hawaiian Airlines overwhelmingly ratified recent tentative agreements covering approximately 2,200 Mechanic and Related, Clerical, Office, Stores, Fleet Service and Passenger Service Employees at the carrier. The five year accords provide pay increases, enhanced job security, hold the line on health care costs and […]

Hawaiian Tentative Agreement

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With the recently reached Tentative Agreement, a ratification vote will occur on Friday, January 8, 2016 for all Hawaiian Airlines stations.  At the ratification meeting, all members will have an opportunity to have any and all questions answered and the opportunity to cast their vote.  These times should allow for everyone who is scheduled to […]

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