Japan earthquake

The ITF has offered help to all those affected by the Japanese earthquake. Updates in a dedicated website.

March 15, 2011


Watch this video about the National Day of Action on April 4 organized by the AFL-CIO of the USA. For more information visit http://www.we-r-1.org/ We are ONE

March 13, 2011

ANA, JAL Cancel More Flights Despite Airports Reopening; Other Asian Airlines Resume Flight

TOKYO (Dow Jones)–Flight cancellations by All Nippon Airways Co. (9202.TO) and Japan Airlines Corp. continued Saturday, after a massive earthquake struck northeast Japan, even as operations at Tokyo’s main airports returned to normal with most other Asian carriers resuming scheduled flights.

March 12, 2011

Philippine aviation union files strike action notice

The Philippine aviation union has announced plans to take strike action in a battle for collective bargaining rights. The dispute takes place amid the company’s ongoing intransigence regarding plans to outsource some 2,600 jobs.

March 10, 2011

Spanish airports face strikes April to August

(Reuters) – Unions have called 22 days of strikes at Spanish airports during the busy spring and summer season in a protest over government privatisation plans.

March 9, 2011

Women’s day centenary must inspire us, says Cockroft

As transport workers celebrate one hundred years of international women’s day tomorrow, 8 March 2011, unions need women more than ever, says ITF general secretary David Cockroft.

March 8, 2011

New contract campaign at US airline set to go global

A transport union is ramping up pressure on a major US airline to sign up to a new contract for workers as it prepares to “globalise” the campaign message. (ITF news online)

March 6, 2011

IndiGo to hire 1,500 people in 2011

Low-cost carrier IndiGo on Wednesday said it plans to hire up to 1,500 people this year to support its major expansion drive. (The Hindu – India)

March 3, 2011