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News | 22 Dec 2020

Aviation workers should be given priority for COVID-19 vaccines

The International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcome progress in the...

News | 09 Nov 2020

ITF Aviation Week: Global aviation unions unite to defend jobs and secure safe workplaces

“The COVID-19 pandemic has been unlike any other external shock encountered by the global aviation industry. Border restrictions and quarantine measures have...

News | 03 Apr 2020 Press Release

Brave decisions will define the future of aviation

Aviation is fighting for its survival during the Covid-19 pandemic. It cannot win this fight on its own. We must make bold decisions today that will define 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...

News | 08 Oct 2019

ITF hails success at aviation summit

The ITF civil aviation section has hailed the participation of experts from ITF unions at the 40th assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)...