Another Day of Action (www.twulocal513)

Yesterday [24 Aug. 2017] was another monumental action by the TWU. Together, we showed American Airlines we are united in our fight for an industry-best contract. Our campaign is picking up steam: last month we shut down an entire terminal at one of America’s largest airports, Dallas Fort Worth, and now we’ve done it a second […]

August 26, 2017

Airport workers’ group launches with world protests

Airport workers around the world came together last week in a new organisation, Airports United, which kicked off its struggle for economic justice, safety and security with actions in 33 airports. It then took its message – that while airlines are getting richer their workers are being paid less, worked more, and having their job […]

June 6, 2016

Reminder to European aviation workers: Support Fair Transport Europe!

A group of European citizens, transport workers and union members have launched a new European Citizens’ Initiative – Fair Transport Europe – which calls on the European Commission (EC) to propose measures for ensuring fair competition in transport and to guarantee equal treatment of workers. The initiative, which was publicly launched on 28 September 2016, […]

March 7, 2016

Video: ITF Continues Support of IAM Delta Campaign (

The 4.6 million member International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) hit the US this week in a massive show of support for the IAM Delta campaign. Meetings were held Tuesday in DTW with great enthusiasm. Watch the video here>> See more at:

March 6, 2015

SkyTeam unions land in Atlanta to support Delta flight attendants (

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)-affiliated unions from the SkyTeam airline alliance today held strategic meetings and informational picketing at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Delta’s largest hub, to support Delta Air Lines Flight Attendants’ campaign for IAM representation. ITF-affiliate unions from Europe, South America and Africa, […]

October 30, 2014

Airline sacks cabin crew union leader – call for global protest campaign (

LOT Polish Airlines has sacked Andrzej Jeżewski, the Vice President of its cabin crew union, in an attempt to disrupt ongoing collective bargaining negotiations. This is a brazen violation of trade union rights — and is part of a broader offensive by Polish employers which are now the subject of three ongoing LabourStart campaigns. Please […]

August 22, 2014

Peru: Play fair LATAM – we don’t want to be afraid to fly with you

Two years ago, the largest Brazilian airline (TAM) merged with the Chile-based LAN to create LATAM — one of the most important airline businesses in Latin America. In 2012, it flew over 65 million passengers. It has 51,000 employees. Today, with the eyes of the world focussed on Brazil, I want to draw your attention […]

June 20, 2014