ITF aviation unions are gearing up for the International Labour Organization’s Global Dialogue Forum on the effects of the global economic crisis on the civil aviation industry, which is taking place in Geneva on 20-22 February 2013.
ITF affiliates i…
January 28, 2013
European pilots and cabin crews organised ‘Walkout for Safety’ actions in the airports of more than 15 European countries on 22 January against the newly-proposed European flight duty time rules.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has draft…
January 25, 2013
Norway’s Parat union claims some progress in its continuing battle against unfair transatlantic competition in the airline industry, with the announcement by the Norwegian government on 17 January that it will not change its immigration laws at this …
Yesterday, Tuesday 22 January 2013, European pilots and cabin crews organised actions in airports of more than 15 European countries. Under the motto « Walkout for Safety », affiliates from the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the European Cockpit Association (ECA) protested against the newly proposed European flight duty time rules.
January 23, 2013
The Global Dialogue Forum on the Effects of the Global Economic Crisis on the Civil Aviation Industry will be held at the International Labour Office in Geneva, from 20-21 February 2013.
January 18, 2013
ITF general secretary David Cockroft lent his personal support to workers fighting for reinstatement by Turkish Airlines when he joined their protest in Istanbul on 12 January.
Since early September 2012 the Turkish Civil Aviation Union (Hava-Is) has o…
United Airlines, following its merger with Continental, has ended 2012 as the world’s biggest airline measured by available seat kilometres for the current week, ahead of second placed Delta, whose capacity fell 0.3% year on year, according to Innovata. Fast growing Dubai-based carrier Emirates is the world’s third biggest airline by this measure, and could be in second place by the end of 2013 if the past year’s growth rates are maintained.
January 6, 2013
Turbulence and uncertainty can best describe the year 2012 for the Indian aviation sector. In 2012 major airline companies’ profits plunged into red, staff unrest crippled two airlines and the year also saw one the major players grinding to a halt.