ITF delegation meets Gate Gourmet workers in show of solidarity

An ITF delegation to the USA will meet Gate Gourmet workers there in a show of solidarity with their colleagues in Argentina who are struggling for proper recognition of their work roles. The workers in Argentina, who have been receiving international backing for their campaign, are represented by the Camioneros (the National Federation of Truck […]


November 8, 2017

Triumph for Argentinian air traffic controllers

ITF union ATEPSA (the Asociación Técnicos y Empleados de protección y Seguridad a la Aeronavegación) has successfully concluded bargaining with state company EANA SE after condemning labour violations and breaches of its collective bargaining agreement (CBA). ATEPSA said that, thanks to the struggle of its members and the solidarity of the ITF and its unions, […]


August 3, 2017

Argentina’s air traffic controllers denounce CBA breach

Air traffic controllers in Argentina represented by ITF union ATEPSA – the Asociación de Técnicos y Empleados de Protección y Seguridad a la Aeronavegación – are to take go slow action because of labour rights violations and the failure of state company EANA SE to respect their collective bargaining agreement (CBA). In a statement delivered […]


July 26, 2017

Aviation unions support Gate Gourmet drivers today

ITF unions representing Gate Gourmet workers are writing today to their local managers, to demonstrate support for the company’s drivers and logistics workers in Argentina as they step up their fight to be correctly recognised, instead of as food workers. Unions who have already pledged to act are the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (US), Parat […]


July 17, 2017

International solidarity bolsters union in BA Argentina battle

The Asociación Argentina de Aeronavegantes (AAA) has welcomed the solidarity of the ITF and Unite the Union in the UK as it fights to stop British Airways (BA) closing its Buenos Aires EZE hub and laying off cabin crew based there. Unite’s BASSA branch (the British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association – which is exclusively […]


June 14, 2017

Aviation strikes in Argentina and Brazil ramp up pressure on LATAM

Strikes by civil aviation workers in Brazil and Argentina on 3 February were the latest actions in a battle across the region to improve working conditions at the giant LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM). The two-hour stoppage in Brazil was part of a general strike organised by pilots, cabin crew and ground staff over the collective […]


February 11, 2016

LAN and TAM airline workers to strike today in Argentina and Brazil

Aviation workers in Brazil voted to strike on February 3rd· Strikes likely to continue in Argentina · Colombia is negotiating to improve conditions for workers and may join in actions supporting the Brazil and Argentina stoppages. Aviation workers from Brazil and Argentina are striking to improve the working conditions at the giant LATAM Airlines Group. […]


February 3, 2016

Report reveals that renationalisation of Aerolíneas Argentinas worked so well

A recently issued report by the Oxford Economics entitled “The economic impact of Aerolíneas Argentinas” details the substantial contribution Aerolíneas makes to the Argentina, which is quantified in terms of its contribution to the GDP and employment. The current situation of the airline is in stark contrast with the situation when it was in private […]


December 7, 2015