Union

Heathrow Airport workers strike in car-rally

Starting from December 14, 2020, around 4,000 Heathrow Airport workers are set to strike in a car-based rally over wage cuts. ...


Lufthansa reaches agreement with union to avoid lay-offs

Lufthansa confirmed a new deal with trade union Verdi to cut €200 million in expenses for employment protection....


SAA’s restructuring plan backfires as unions begin strike

Earlier in November, South African Airways (SAA) announced a new restructuring plan in hopes to break years-long string on losses and accelerate a turnaround process. But now it is facing a two days strike, threatening the very survival of South Africa’s national carrier....


British Airways loses 2nd legal challenge to block pilot’s strike

British Airways (BA) legal attempts to halt its pilots’ industrial action have now been defeated twice in court. The UK’s flagship carrier recently lost appeal against the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA), whose members have voted strongly in favor of an industrial action. The airline had taken the union to court in an attempt to block pilots’ planned strike threatening the busy summer period....


New airline in Europe – Ryanair launches Buzz

Ryanair is rebranding one of their subsidiaries. The Polish airline Ryanair Sun will become Buzz in the next coming months. Read more:...


BREAKING | Air France finally reaches agreement with unions

A wage agreement has been found between Air France and its unions on October 19, 2018. The proposals of the recently appointed CEO Ben Smith were approved by 76% of the workers. Five out of seven worker unions signed the agreement....


Ben Smith named CEO of Air France-KLM despite union objection

Benjamin Smith, currently second in command at Air Canada, was officially named CEO of Air France-KLM group by the board of directors on August 16, 2018....


Southern Air pilots reach agreement but workplace issues remain

Following a two-week long voting process, pilots at Southern Air have ratified a Letter of Agreement (LOA) to improve their working conditions and wages....


Ryanair acknowledges flight attendant union for the first time

The low-cost carrier Ryanair signed an agreement with workers unions representing flight attendants in Italy on June 6, 2018 -  three months after signing similar agreement with pilots....