Unions call foul play on Ryanair’s threatened job cuts

Union leaders say job cuts announced by Ryanair are mainly about intimidating its workforce and have little to do with operational justifications. Ryanair said this week that it would cut up to 900 jobs, blaming the late delivery of malfunctioning Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, rising fuel prices, lower fares and the prospect of a […]


August 3, 2019

ITF backs Air France unions

The executive board of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), representing transport workers’ unions worldwide, has spoken out today in Chennai, India, to back the unions confronting Air France’s job cuts plan. The board also expressed their and their unions’ support for today’s demonstration in Paris* against the cuts. Executive board member and federal secretary […]


October 23, 2015

ITF affiliates support Air France unions’ fight against dismissal plans

The ITF and several of its civil aviation affiliates expressed support for Air France trade unions whose members denounce the airline’s massive job cuts plans. Air France plans to cut 2,900 jobs – 1,700 ground staff, 900 cabin crew and 300 pilots – in 2016. ITF civil aviation secretary Gabriel Mocho said: “We supported the […]


October 21, 2015