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News | 03 Aug 2019 Press Release

Unions call foul play on Ryanair’s threatened job cuts

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...

News | 30 Jul 2019

Argentinian aviation workers back airline catering workers in the USA

The ITF-affiliated Argentinian aviation union, Asociación Del Personal Aeronáutico (APA), organised a strong solidarity action on 23 July, Buenos Aires, to...

News | 26 Jul 2019 Press Release

ITF and ETF call for worker representation on Ryanair’s board

Although long plagued by poor industrial relations, over the last two years Ryanair has begun to engage with workers and unions more constructively and signed...

News | 25 Jul 2019

Striking Korean Air cleaners have the full support of the ITF

The cleaners, represented by the Korean Public Service and Transport Workers’ Union (KPTU), have been engaged in a campaign of intermittent work to rule and...

News | 19 Jul 2019 Press Release

Avianca must cease its attack on Colombian pilots

The Asociación Colombiana de Aviadores Civiles (ACDAC) is facing legal repression at a time when Avianca itself is being investigated for allegedly wiretapping the...

News | 18 Jul 2019

ITF affiliates promote aviation safety in US Congress

John Samuelsen of the Transport Workers Union (TWU), Lori Bassani of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) and Mike Perrone of Professional...

News | 09 Jul 2019

Thai union takes big step to building aviation workers’ power

Members of the Wingspan Workers' Union (WWU) have voted to admit workers from any aviation company across Thailand, not just those working for Wingspan. This is a...

News | 08 Jul 2019

ITF and UAE step up cooperation

The ITF has continued its cooperation with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a high-level meeting in Dubai. ITF general secretary Stephen...