ETF organises European Action Day on 12 June to demand a social dimension inside the Single European Sky
April 30, 2013
ITF affiliate Turkish Civil Aviation Unions (Hava-İş) has announced strike action in May at every company owned by Turkish Airlines (THY), following the alleged refusal by the company to enter dialogue about the reinstatement of 305 workers sacked wh…
April 29, 2013
Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle is considering registering a long-haul aircraft in Ireland to circumvent Norwegian laws, which bar it from hiring cheaper Asian cabin crews.
April 25, 2013
Canada is resisting a push by Qatar to move the headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization from Montreal to Doha, a government official said on Wednesday.
The ITF warned on 24 April that the operation of the USA’s National Airspace System is being put in danger by compulsory furloughing (involuntary leave) of Federal Aviation Administration air traffic control staff.
The furloughs are taking place as p…
Low-cost airline Ryanair is about to get unannounced visits from state aviation and labour inspectors in Norway, following revelations by two sacked flight attendants of the terms of their contracts.
A special meeting of state aviation authorities, gov…
April 19, 2013
The ITF has written to the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) to express solidarity for its members who fuel Porter Airlines aircraft at Toronto Island Airport, who have been on strike since 10 January over alleged poor treatment b…
April 15, 2013
Norwegian authorities are promising an inspection of working conditions for Ryanair cabin crews based at the Rygge airport outside Moss, claiming they weren’t aware Ryanair had a base at the airport it uses for flights to the Oslo area. The base opened in March 2010, amidst much media coverage, and has been advertised on Ryanair’s own website.
April 11, 2013