British Airways cabin crew will begin voting on a peace deal this week that could end the airline’s worst industrial dispute. (The Guardian – UK)
May 31, 2011
Unionists from around the world staged a protest rally at the annual general meeting (AGM) of global delivery firm DHL in Frankfurt, Germany, yesterday. They were demanding an end to the company’s disregard for workers’ fundamental rights in some countries where DHL operates, as well as its use of lie detector tests.
May 30, 2011
Hourly paid workers at FedEx’s Paris hub at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport have shown they are prepared to fight for a fair pay rise above the ‘derisory’ one per cent offered by the highly profitable global delivery company.
SINGAPORE (AFP) – Singapore Airlines’ decision to launch a long-haul budget carrier is a risky but necessary gamble as it comes under growing pressure at both ends of the market, aviation analysts said.
May 29, 2011
Gulf carriers Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways have each established themselves as serious players in the global aviation game. As the Middle East’s airline industry suffers under the weight of soaring fuel prices and regional instability, how are the big three staying out in front? (AMEinfo.com)
Workers at Turkish Engine Center (TEC), a company based near Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport, have reached an agreement on pay and conditions on the very first day of indefinite strike action.
May 26, 2011
In a move which took many market watchers by surprise, Singapore Airlines (SIA) yesterday announced that it is starting up a wholly-owned long/medium-haul budget carrier. (The Business Times – Singapore)
(SYDNEY) International pilots with Australia’s Qantas yesterday prepared to vote on whether to strike, in what would be the first industrial action by the carrier’s long-haul crew in 45 years. (The Business Times – Singapore / AFP)