ETF Statement: Trade unions across Europe sound alarm over EasyJet’s approach to workers’ rights and aviation safety (etf-europe.org)

The European Transport Workers’ Federation condemns EasyJet’s despicable attacks on workers’ rights and questions carriers’ attitude towards safety. The ETF fully supports its affiliates in their fight against despicable actions by EasyJet. The company’s way of treating its workforce while handling the impact of the COVID-19 crisis represents a race to the bottom with a […]


July 28, 2020

British Airways pilots strike for workers’ fair share of profits

Industrial action by British Airways pilots is a sign that workers must receive their fair share of aviation sector profits, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has said. Pilots took strike action yesterday and on Monday after a breakdown in pay negotiations between BA management and the ITF-affiliated British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA). The key […]


September 11, 2019

Unions applaud crew and firefighter action over BA2276 evacuation

Three ITF affiliates have joined the federation in praising the actions of firefighters and the crew on board British Airways flight 2276 in evacuating 172 people when the plane caught fire before take-off this morning at Las Vegas airport. Many of the cabin crew are members of the ITF-affiliated Unite union based at Gatwick airport […]


September 10, 2015