Qantas engineers expand city hitlist

A COMPULSORY conference at Fair Work Australia yesterday failed to resolve issues between Qantas and engineers, with new talks unlikely during strike action next week. The Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association made good on its threat to expand industrial action beyond Monday’s two-hour stoppage in Melbourne as it added Perth to the list of destinations […]

June 29, 2011

easyJet faces strike in Germany as of next week

(AFP) – BERLIN — EasyJet, the no-frills airline, faces strike action in Germany starting next week following a vote by pilots and flight attendants demanding a new contract, trade union Verdi said Monday.

Vice premier says China supports global airline alliances

BEIJING, June 21 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang said on Tuesday the government supports domestic airlines to join global air carrier alliances and that foreign airlines are welcome to open new routes to China.

Members Overwhelmingly Approve New Agreement at Air Canada (CAW-Canada)

CAW Local 2002 members at Air Canada have voted 87.7 per cent in favour of a new collective agreement.

June 28, 2011

Greek Unions Strike as Papandreou Seeks Support

Greek unions shut down government services, halted public transport and disrupted flights as Prime Minister George Papandreou urged lawmakers to obey their “patriotic conscience” and back tougher austerity measures.

Standing up against discrimination in the workplace in Southwest Airlines

Transport Workers Union (TWU-USA) Local 556 Pres. Thom McDaniel was on Fox News standing up against discrimination in the workplace in Southwest Airlines.

June 27, 2011

Air Canada dispute ends in agreement

Workers at Air Canada reached a tentative deal with management last week, bringing a week-long strike to an end.

June 24, 2011

Honourable agreement ends BA cabin crew dispute (Unite the Union-UK)

The long-running dispute between around 10,000 British Airways cabin crew and their employer is now over, Unite, their union, announced today.

June 22, 2011