2015-2017 News Releases

NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD FINDS IN FAVOR OF ATSG'S AIRLINE SUBSIDIARIES ON SINGLE CARRIER ISSUE
(5/18/2017) ATSG today announced that the U.S. National Mediation Board has ruled in favor of its airline subsidiaries in determining that they do not operate as a single transportation system, as defined under the U.S. Railway Labor Act, for purposes of the labor representation of their pilot employees.

ABX AIR HIRES JOHN MALONEY AS VP OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS
(5/1/2017) ABX Air, Inc., announced the appointment of John Maloney as the airline's Vice President of Flight Operations, reporting to ABX Air President David Soaper.

ATSG ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT OF AIRLINE SUBSIDIARY ABX AIR
(12/22/2016) ATSG today announced the retirement of John Starkovich, President of ABX Air, Inc., an airline subsidiary of ATSG, and the appointment of his replacement, David Soaper, effective February 1, 2017.

PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION ISSUED IN ABX AIR LABOR MATTER
(12/07/2016) ATSG today said that U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Black today issued an order granting ABX Air’s motion to convert a temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction prohibiting work stoppages and other service interruptions of ATSG’s cargo airline subsidiary ABX Air, Inc. by ABX Air’s pilot employees represented by the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224 (IBT).

COURT RULING ENDS ABX AIR WORK STOPPAGE
(11/23/2016) ATSG today said its ABX Air pilots will be returning to work beginning tonight following a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Black that the striking pilots must resolve differences with ABX Air through arbitration and other provisions of their labor agreement.

ABX AIR WORK STOPPAGE CONTINUES PENDING COURT'S RULING
(11/22/2016) ATSG today said one of its two airline subsidiaries, ABX Air, Inc., and the union for its pilot employees participated in a conference with U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Black late this afternoon to consider a complaint for injunctive relief that ABX Air filed earlier today.

ABX AIR TAKING STEPS TO END WORK STOPPAGE
(11/22/2016) ATSG today said one of its two airline subsidiaries, ABX Air, Inc., is taking multiple steps to resolve and end an illegal work stoppage that began today by its pilots represented by the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224.

ABX AIR LABOR DISPUTE TO BE RESOLVED VIA ARBITRATION
(11/7/2016) ATSG today said that Judge Timothy S. Black of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has ordered that the dispute between ATSG’s cargo airline, ABX Air, and its pilot employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division; and the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224 (collectively, the “IBT”), is a minor dispute under the Railway Labor Act and should be resolved through the grievance and arbitration process contained in the parties current labor agreement.

ABX AIR SEEKS TRO IN PILOT DISPUTE
(10/31/2016) ATSG today said its airline subsidiary, ABX Air, Inc., has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Airline Division; and the Airline Professionals Association of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1224 (collectively, the “IBT”), for injunctive and declaratory relief for violations of the Railway Labor Act under the labor agreement between ABX Air and the IBT covering ABX Air’s pilot employees.

ROBERT GRAY RETIRES AS VP OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS; CAPTAIN BOB BOJA PROMOTED
(2/18/2015) ABX Air has announced the retirement of Vice President of Flight Operations Robert Gray after 35 years of service, along with the promotion of Captain Bob Boja to the combined position of Vice President of Flight and Director of Operations for the Company.

ATSG, DHL EXTEND AGREEMENT THROUGH MARCH 2019 (via atsginc.com)
(1/15/2015) ATSG today announced that it has completed a new agreement that extends its support of DHL’s air cargo network in the United States through at least March 2019.