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News | 12 Aug 2020

Only a new deal can save aviation

The aviation industry is being hit by a second wave, and we are already experiencing the aftershocks with thousands of job losses throughout the industry. The ITF...

News | 28 May 2020

ILO, IMO and ICAO urge governments to act on crew change, ‘key worker’ status

The leaders of the world’s highest maritime, aviation and labour authorities have issued a joint statement calling on governments to facilitate maritime crew...

News | 21 May 2020

IFAIMA, IFATCA, IFATSEA and ITF joint statement on Air Navigation Services

During these trying times our four organisations would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of those who lost a loved one to the pandemic. We...

News | 07 May 2020

ITF backs call for equality at Turkish Airlines

Earlier this year, as the Covid-19 pandemic began to spread westwards to Turkey, around 2,500 Turkish Airlines workers volunteered for unpaid leave to help the...

News | 09 Mar 2020

Breakthrough for aviation workers in India

The Aviation Industry Employees Guild (AIEG), a union for all aviation workers in India, has started welcoming outsourced ground staff as members, after years of...

News | 01 Mar 2020

South African aviation workers take action at Airlink

Hundreds of workers have taken action against a culture of attacking the rights of working people at Airlink.  The aviation company is guilty of rampant unfair...

News | 24 Feb 2020

Win for aviation workers in Paraguay

Working people at LATAM Airlines in Paraguay are celebrating after overturning years of poor behaviour by the company. Five years ago, LATAM cut the working...

News | 12 Dec 2019 Press Release

Garuda Indonesia – “time to right the wrongs of law-breaking management”

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcomes the Indonesian government’s decision to sack the chief executive officer and board of Garuda...

News | 29 Nov 2019

ITF congratulates new ICAO Council president

The ITF general secretary has written to the new president of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to congratulate him on his election and looking...

News | 11 Nov 2019

Colombian air traffic controllers warn of staff shortages

The ITF affiliate ACDECTA - Asociación Colombiana de Controladores Aéreos - is demanding the government hire and train more air traffic controllers, due to the...