HONOLULU, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines employees represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) have ratified tentative agreements reached with the airline in December.
The five-year contracts boost compensation and incorporate important work rule changes benefiting more than 1,500 employees in District 141, which covers clerical, office, stores, fleet and passenger services, as well as more than 700 employees in District 142 who work as aircraft mechanics and inspectors, line servicemen, cleaners, and contract services personnel.
"We are pleased with the swift ratification of contracts by front-line employees whose invaluable contributions help ensure we remain the carrier of choice to Hawai'i," said Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian's president and CEO.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 11 years (2004-2014) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.
Now in its 87th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai'i's biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. Mainland. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai'i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 200 daily flights system-wide.
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