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Airport Workers United

Airport workers in our union are taking on powerful airlines and WINNING!

We are baggage handlers, wheelchair agents, fuelers, cabin cleaners, janitors, security officers. Together we are fighting for #GoodAirports for working people, passengers and our communities!

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A Texas airport worker says she dealt with lines of crying passengers and around 70 items of lost luggage every day during the holiday period

January 31, 2023

A baggage handler at Dallas Fort Worth Airport said she had to grapple with crying passengers and mountains of lost luggage every day over the holiday period. By Kate Duffy, Business Insider.

A Texas airport worker says she dealt with lines of crying passengers and around 70 items of lost luggage every day during the holiday period

I have 10 minutes to clean a plane before passengers board. Here’s why the holidays’ air travel chaos was entirely avoidable

January 18, 2023

Air travelers are still reeling from the impacts of a busy and chaotic holiday travel week. From thousands of canceled Southwest Airlines flights to painful delays due to inclement weather–they’re not the only ones left frustrated. By Verna Montalvo, Fortune (op-ed)

I have 10 minutes to clean a plane before passengers board. Here’s why the holidays’ air travel chaos was entirely avoidable

Don’t blame the weather for flight delays. Here’s who’s at fault.

January 3, 2023

There’s little question that Southwest’s holiday meltdown was the worst customer service debacle in U.S. airline history, setting a new low by stranding more than 1 million paying passengers. By William J. McGee, senior fellow for aviation at American Economic Liberties Project, NBC News.

Don’t blame the weather for flight delays. Here’s who’s at fault.