Parat urges Norway to end Qatar Airways’ operations

ITF affiliate Parat in Norway has urged the Norwegian authorities to revoke Qatar Airways’ right to operate flights from the country because the company “systematically undermines the rights of its Parat has long highlighted poor working conditions in Qatar Airways. Its claims have been backed by a new book by Norwegian journalist Pål Vegard Hagesæther, […]

November 3, 2014

Parat victory in conflict with Norwegian

In the early hours of Monday, Parat and Norwegian reached an agreement on a new collective agreement and the strike has been called off. The head of the Cabin Crew Association, Marit Lindén, says that their demands have been met and agreement has beenreached on a common collective agreement structure for Norway and Denmark. In […]

May 19, 2014

Risk of extensive strike in Norwegian airline (

The Norwegian airline with the same name is in danger of being thrown into a comprehensive strike by its cabin crew in Norway and Denmark within a short period of time. A strike could affect the company’s flights across much of Europe. The airline, which in 2012 signed the biggest deal ever in the history […]

May 15, 2014

New triumph for Parat against Ryanair

In a unanimous decision Borgarting Court of Appeal has ruled that the case Parat is conducting on behalf of the Italian flight attendant Alessandra Cocca against Ryanair shall be put before the Norwegian courts. The Supreme Court’s Interlocutory Committee ruled in December to reverse a similar ruling from the Court of Appeal due to a […]

March 12, 2014

Ryanair loses in Norwegian court (

Flight attendant Allesandra Cocca has claimed she was wrongly dismissed from her job while stationed at Ryanair’s Norwegian based at the Rygge Airport south of Moss. Cocca revealed details of what it’s like to work for Ryanair – how new employees start off in debt to the airline because they’ve had to pay for their […]

August 22, 2013