Amadeus admitted some travel agents were still experiencing problems booking flights last night after its computer system crashed for three hours on Monday.
January 31, 2012
Belgium’s first general strike in almost two decades brought parts of the country to a halt on Monday in an anti-austerity protest aimed at the new government and at EU leaders meeting in Brussels.
Star Alliance carrier Spanair has announced that it is halting all operations today, with the last flight expected to arrive at its Barcelona base at 22:00, after talks with Qatar Airways over a cash-for-shares deal collapsed.
January 30, 2012
The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), the European arm of the ITF, has urged the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to take into account scientific evidence on fatigue when finalising flight time limits and rest period rules in aviati…
January 26, 2012
ITF civil aviation affiliates are being called upon to show solidarity with a Polish trade unionist sacked by her employer as part of a series of alleged anti-union activities.
Elwira Niemiec, president of the LOT Polish Airlines Cabin Personnel Trade …
January 25, 2012
Aircraft engineers in Australia have called for the entire worldwide fleet of Airbus A-380 super-jumbos to be grounded after cracks were found in some wings.
January 24, 2012
Ground staff members at a Spanish airline have voted in favour of industrial action to secure job guarantees following the establishment of a new low cost carrier.
The workers, represented by the ITF-affiliated Union General de Trabajadores and the Con…
January 19, 2012
Shares of India’s ailing airlines rose sharply on Wednesday after a government panel recommended that foreign carriers such as British Airways and Singapore Airlines should be allowed to take a stake of up to 49 per cent in local operators.
The entry of foreign airlines, which are currently not allowed to make any investments in India, could provide a vital lifeline to the country’s cash-strapped carriers, analysts said.
January 13, 2012