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Hawaiian Airlines dispatchers ratify new 5-year contract

Hawaiian Airlines dispatchers ratify new 5-year contract
Hawaiian Airlines dispatchers ratify new 5-year contract
Written by Harry Johnson

Hawaiian Airlines dispatchers, represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 592, have ratified a 5-year contract providing significant wage increases and other work benefits, the company announced today.

“Our dispatchers continue to play an essential role behind our success navigating operational challenges posed by the pandemic while helping us maintain our schedule reliability and industry-leading punctuality,” said Jon Snook, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Hawaiian Airlines.

“We are pleased to ratify an agreement that recognizes their many contributions to our company as we restore more of our services and move toward a full recovery.”

The Transport Workers Union represents more than 65,000 U.S. aviation workers, including 55 at Hawaiian Airlines.

Hawaiian Airlines is the largest operator of commercial flights to and from the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is the tenth-largest commercial airline in the United States, and is based at Honolulu, Hawaii.

Hawaiian Airlines operates its main hub at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on the island of Oahu and a secondary hub out of Kahului Airport on the island of Maui. 

The airline also maintained a crew base at Los Angeles International Airport.

Hawaiian Airlines operates flights to Asia, American Samoa, Australia, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, and the United States mainland.

Hawaiian Airlines is owned by Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.

About the author

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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