ITF calls for civil aviation authorities worldwide to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcomes the recent grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, and is calling on all remaining civil aviation authorities to follow suit to ensure the safety of both passengers and workers. The recent tragedy in Ethiopia is the second incident in the past six months where a Boeing 737 […]

March 12, 2019

More comments from the ITF affiliates on the Asiana crash flight

Jo-Ann Davidson, Secretary of the Flight Attendants’ Association of Australia (FAAA) stated: “The FAAA commends Asiana Airlines On-Board Manager, Lee Yoon-hye and her cabin crew. Their actions reflect the true essence of all cabin crew as safety professionals.” (See the Facebook page link of the FAAA) In this video, the Transport Workers Union (TWU) flight […]

July 15, 2013

ITF statement: Asiana Airlines flight 214 tragedy

Asiana Airlines flight 214 crashed dramatically on arrival at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday. Footage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 showed the full horror of the crash, and the professionalism and bravery of the crew in their quick reaction in a terrifying situation. The flight had almost 300 people on board, including an infant […]

July 11, 2013