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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...

News | 05 Jul 2019

Court rules in favour of Chilean aviation workers

The court of appeals in Chile has backed workers of the Latam Express Union in their battle for justice following a strike in 2018. The court unanimously held...

News | 07 Jun 2019

Union campaign wins full contracts for 400+ Bangladeshi airline workers

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has handed over contractual appointment letters to 438 casual workers at the airline. Some of these workers had been on casual and...

Campaigns | 08 May 2019

Organising Delta Air Lines: International Action

Delta workers are organising for union representation with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The global ITF family is here to...

News | 08 Mar 2019

International call for release of Kenyan trade union leaders

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), representing 18 million workers in 147 countries, is calling for the immediate release of Moses Ndiema,...

News | 01 Mar 2019

ITF affiliates aim for better jobs in the civil aviation sector

Affiliates met for the first time since the ITF Congress in Singapore last October, under the chairmanship of Joseph Tiberi from the International Association of...

News | 16 Jan 2019

ITF supports air traffic controllers affected by US government shutdown

Air traffic controllers are among the thousands of US workers impacted by the stand-off between the President and Congress, resulting from disagreements on public...

News | 12 Dec 2018 Press Release

One year on, Ryanair still needs to stabilise its industrial relations

On 15 December 2017, under immense pressure from workers and facing looming challenges to its growth plans and corporate governance, Ryanair announced that it would...

News | 20 Jul 2018

ITF and ETF mark important step towards a fair deal for Ryanair workers in Germany

"I applaud our affiliate union ver.di on signing a recognition deal with Ryanair. This is an important first step towards improving pay and conditions for...