Ryanair crew get justice in the Netherlands

A Dutch court has ruled that Ryanair must compensate workers made redundant by the closure of its base at Eindhoven Airport last year. Last October Ryanair announced it would close its Eindhoven base, citing the impact of industrial action over the summer. ITF, ETF and our affiliates – including FNV, the union representing cabin crew […]

October 3, 2019

ITF launches global news app

The ITF has a launched a new app to deliver the latest news from the ITF directly to smartphones. The app includes: news alerts from the ITF personalised news feed: with My News you can select your sections or your regions and receive the news that matters most to you articles automatically download for offline […]

ITF continue to play a vital role in ICAO’s 40th General Assembly

  For the past two weeks, an ITF delegation of 20 people from 14 countries, representing both women and young transport workers have participated in the ICAO Assembly.   At this assembly the ITF proposed the formalisation of an International Cabin Crew Day which was broadly adopted by ICAO’s Executive Committee. The ITF also contributed […]

October 1, 2019

Thomas Cook workers also deserve protection and compensation

The 22,000 workers affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook worldwide must receive equivalent fair treatment to the travel company’s customers, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has said. After a period of precarious finances Thomas Cook went into administration last week, leaving around 150,000 British tourists stranded around the world. In addition, 9,000 UK-based […]