The mistreatment of Qatar Airways Flight Attendants (Radiolabour)

Flight attendants working for Qatar Airways are subject to overly strict rules by a draconian employer. A RadioLabour report with Gabriel Mocho Rodríguez, the Civil Aviation and Tourism Services Secretary for the International Transport Workers Federation – the ITF. To listen to the interview, go here >>

March 10, 2014

Failure to launch: Qatar Airways discriminates against female employees (

After months of scathing reports from labor rights officials, Qatar Airways on Friday said controversy over its female cabin crew policy was “not true.” The airline was blastedlast September for forcing its female workers to seek permission from the company when they decide to get married. In a reportreleased then by the International Transport Workers’ […]

Gulf airlines defend female cabin crew policies (Reuters)

BERLIN, March 8 (Reuters) – Qatar Airways and Emirates Airline have defended their policies on pregnancy and marriage for cabin crew after the Qatar carrier came under fire over its working conditions. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is running a campaign against Qatar Airways over its monitoring of staff and rules preventing women from […]

Women speak out for Qatar Airways staff on March 8th

Women around the world will be backing staff at Qatar Airways (QR) who are subject to victimisation and mistreatment tomorrow, International Women’s Day. They will be protesting to the airline over its unacceptable attitudes to female workers, as part of an international expression of support organised by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) (see […]

March 7, 2014

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2014

Remember to join us in calling for Worker’s Rights at Qatar Airways! You can send an e-protest here >> You can also multiply the action with social media and Thunderclap.   If we reach our desired number of supporters on the 8 March, Thunderclap will blasts a specially timed one-off Facebook Post or Tweet from all supporters creating a […]

BA and Norwegian Air Shuttle cut costs, but at what price for flight attendants? (

International Labor Organisation estimates aviation sector has a 0.1% profit margin. With world’s airlines eager to cut crew costs – is life as a flight attendant getting worse? As a British Airways flight attendant with a quarter-century of service, John (not his real name) has a regular schedule. He can decide the type of flights […]