Hawaiian Airlines IAM ratify 5-year contracts

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 company said.

The five-year contracts boost compensation and incorporate 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.

Hawaiian® has led all US carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 11 years (2004-2014) as reported by the US Department of Transportation. Now in its 87th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA).