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Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths.
At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings. ~J. Robert Moskin
Happy Thanksgiving from the Executive Board, Staff and Volunteers at IBT Local 357.
(The Union Hall will close at 2 PM ET on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and reopen on Monday, November 30.)


Important Leave/Withdrawal Card info here.

Failure to request a withdrawal card could affect your membership status and voter eligibility.

Teamsters Local Union 357 welcomes you. Our mission is to protect and enhance the careers of our members.


We do this through four means: contract negotiations, contract administration, career preservation services, and public advocacy.



Our members are a diverse group of aviators. We represent the flightdeck crewmembers of the following airlines:

·         Republic Airlines

·         Shuttle America

Republic and Shuttle America are owned by Indianapolis-based Republic Airways Holdings.  On December 31, 2014, Chautauqua Airlines ended flight operations; all services and the fleet were absorbed into Shuttle America.


Our experienced pilot group is in charge of a wide fleet of jet and turboprop aircraft, including the
Embraer E-190, Embraer E-170 & E-175, Embraer E-140 & E-145 and the Bombardier Q400.


Teamsters Local Union 357 was chartered by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters on July 1, 2010 for the purpose of providing representation, assistance, and security for flightdeck crewmembers employed by Republic Airways, Inc.

The Local is headquartered in Plainfield, Indiana, and represents over 2,100 crewmembers, based in cities across the United States.

On October 4, 2010, IBT Local 357 filed for single carrier status to integrate three additional airlines into one seniority list, which is required by the scope language in our current collective bargaining agreement, as they were all acquired by Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. Those three airlines are:

·         Frontier Airlines

·         Midwest Airlines

·         Lynx Airlines

On June 12, 2014, the pilots of Frontier Airlines voted to re-certify their former union, FAPA.  FAPA became the representational body for the Frontier pilots on June 13th.


Please take your time and browse our website. You can find some articles from around the country in our news <Above> section, or read our most recent releases to the media in our press releases <About Us->Media Information->Press Releases> section. Members of the press may find Teamsters Local 357 contact information in our contact info.  If you have issues, questions,or suggestions regarding the website, please e-mail  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We announce the availability of  public statements on Twitter @IBTLocal357 and post them on our website at www.local357.org.