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ITF is taking the fight to the skies, addressing the key issues that affect aviation transport workers. With a global reach in over 135 countries with 250 affiliated aviation workers organisations, the ITF is fighting for equality and fair treatment for every aviation transport worker, from airport ground staff to cabin crew, from air traffic control to pilots.

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News | 27 Sep 2022 Press Release

Working conditions worsening for 90% of aviation workers globally, new data shows

Survey of over 3,700 aviation workers saw 9 in 10 say the quality of jobs is declining in their industry. -  World’s aviation unions announce findings ahead of...

News | 09 Sep 2022

Travel chaos to become the norm without new aviation bodies, say global unions

Aviation unions call for formation of new national aviation bodies to oversee robust operating standards and sustainable employment practices in the industry. New...

News | 26 Aug 2022

Airlines used pandemic to erode working conditions for thousands of staff, report finds 

Major airlines used pandemic as an excuse to force workers into contracts with worse terms, new research shows.   Employers including Qantas, Ryanair...

News | 21 Jun 2022 Press Release

Green aviation: trade unions demand strong international commitment with social sustainability and a Just Transition

ITF, IndustriALL, ETF and IndustriALL Europe Joint Statement The transition to a more sustainable aviation sector will impact workers and trade unions are...

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