Emirates dismisses 3 workers due to closure of branch offices (a news story from Kohkuren, Japan)

In January 2013, three employees working at the Emirates’ reservation and ticketing section in Osaka joined the Sky Network (SNW) labor union to tackle such problems as moral harassment and unpaid overtime, and they created certain results. On May 20, 2014, the company suddenly announced the closure of the ticketing counter in Tokyo and Osaka, […]

July 28, 2016

Dismissed JAL crewmembers appealed for an early settlement of the dispute at the shareholders meeting (a news story from Kohkuren, Japan)

On 22 June 2016, the members of strikers (dismissed crewmembers) of Japan Airlines (JAL) and their supporters gathered near the venue of the company’s general shareholders meeting to protest against a wrongful dismissal and appeal for an early settlement of the dispute. Protestors chanted the slogan of retraction of dismissal and passed out leaflets to […]

July 22, 2016

The Transportation Trades Department’s statement on US DOT rejection of NAUK exemption application (ttd.org)

Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) rejection of Norwegian Air UK’s (NAUK) foreign air carrier permit exemption application: “We are pleased the U.S. Department of Transportation has rejected the application of Norwegian Air UK (NAUK) for a foreign air carrier […]

July 11, 2016

NAI’s sister airline, Norwegian Air UK, denied foreign air carrier exemption (International Machinists Union)

In a decision that the Machinists Union hopes could be precursor to deny Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) request for a foreign air carrier permit, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) yesterday denied Norwegian Air UK’s (NAUK)—NAI’s UK sister airline—application for a foreign air carrier exemption. “The Machinists Union applauds yesterday’s decision by the DOT to […]

July 4, 2016

Flight Attendant Union Applauds DOT Rejection of Exemption For Norwegian Air UK (afacwa.org)

After months of intense pressure from a broad labor coalition, including the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) today denied an exemption for a foreign air carrier permit to Norwegian Air UK. AFA urges the DOT to close the door on Norwegian UK permanently by rejecting the foreign air […]

July 1, 2016