Following MH370 and MH17, what now for Malaysia Airlines workers? (

by Clare Speak When the call came late on the evening of 18 July, Malaysia Airlines staff rushed to Kuala Lumpur International Airport and soon found themselves reliving a nightmare that they’d hoped to start putting behind them. Waiting anxiously alongside colleagues for news of a flight believed to be lost, just as they had […]

August 7, 2014

No flights over war zones: TWU (

The Abbott government must step in to re-route Qantas and other Australian flights away from conflict zones in the wake of the MH17 tragedy, a union leader says. Transport Workers Union (TWU) national secretary Tony Sheldon said travellers should have the right to know if their plane is travelling over a war zone. “The airlines […]