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News | 14 Oct 2022

Aviation unions welcome global agreement on net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

International and European trade unions welcome a new global agreement for net-zero carbon aviation emissions by 2050, but call for stronger commitments at country...

News | 27 Sep 2022

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 | 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 | 17 Jun 2022

ITF: Urgent industry response needed to curb aviation crisis

Following today’s announcement by Gatwick airport that it will reduce its summer capacity, transport workers unions have called on the aviation industry to take...

News | 26 May 2022

Better future for transport workers under Australian Labor

The International Transport Workers' Federation has welcomed the election of a Federal Labor Government in Australia, describing it as an opportunity to lift...

News | 24 May 2022

New super-sized aviation services company urged to commit to respect workers

The aviation services company taking over Menzies Aviation has been urged by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) to progress an agenda of...

News | 25 Mar 2022

Argentine airport agreement sets a new model for worker and passenger health

In a first for Latin America, an accord to improve health and safety has been agreed between the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and...

News | 16 Mar 2022

ILO and ICAO agreement flags importance of labour standards in global aviation industry recovery

A new agreement signed today by the global bodies representing the global civil aviation industry and labour recognises the importance of decent labour standards...

News | 09 Feb 2022

ITF secures a seat at the ICAO Ground Handling Task Force (GHTF)

The ITF has secured a seat at the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Ground Handling Task Force (GHTF). This important milestone is another step...

News | 07 Dec 2021

New aviation gloom is a result of neglecting poor countries in vaccine roll out

We should be looking ahead, this International Civil Aviation Day, to the challenges of economic recovery and climate change. Instead, we’re still gripped by the...