Union labels Delta the 'airline of the one-percent' in FAA bill push

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The ad also repeats of clip of Delta CEO Richard Anderson saying in an interview with Fox News that "you really don't need a union at Delta Airlines and "we're gonna win no matter what."

The union applauded remarks this week by Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman Sen. Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerOvernight Tech: Trump nominates Dem to FCC | Facebook pulls suspected baseball gunman's pages | Uber board member resigns after sexist comment Trump nominates former FCC Dem for another term Obama to preserve torture report in presidential papers MORE (D-W. Va.), who said in a speech this week that he did understand "how the fixation of one airline can be seen as paramount in such that the House would shut down the FAA to get its way."

“Sen. Rockefeller deserves credit for highlighting what’s at stake and, while being willing to compromise on provisions relevant to the FAA bill, refusing to bend on the unrelated union busting provision that Delta Air Lines and its Republican allies are obsessed with,” CWA Communications Director Candice Johnson said in a statement.  “Delta Air Lines should re- brand itself as ‘The Official Airline of the One Percent.”