Labor http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7399/more en Unintended Consequences http://atwonline.com/labor/unintended-consequences <div class="field-deck"> New rules leave US regional airlines struggling to find enough pilots </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In February the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) produced a study titled “Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots.” In the study’s summary of findings, it reported, “As airlines have recently started hiring, nearly all of the regional airlines that GAO interviewed reported difficulties finding sufficient numbers of qualified entry-level first officers.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/unintended-consequences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/unintended-consequences#comments Labor ATW Plus Colgan Air FAA GAO RAA Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:35:00 +0000 133591 at http://atwonline.com Credit: Thinkstock Boeing forecasts rising demand for pilots, technicians http://atwonline.com/labor/boeing-forecasts-rising-demand-pilots-technicians <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has projected a global demand for 1.1 million new airline pilots and technicians over the next 20 years, according to its 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/boeing-forecasts-rising-demand-pilots-technicians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/boeing-forecasts-rising-demand-pilots-technicians#comments Labor Daily News Manufacturers 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook Boeing Sherry Carbary Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:02:00 +0000 133991 at http://atwonline.com BTS: US Airlines employment reaches 15-month peak in May http://atwonline.com/labor/bts-us-airlines-employment-reaches-15-month-peak-may <div class="node-body article-body">US scheduled passenger airlines have reported six consecutive months of year-over-year employment growth, according to the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/bts-us-airlines-employment-reaches-15-month-peak-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/bts-us-airlines-employment-reaches-15-month-peak-may#comments Airlines Finance & Data Labor Daily News Alaska Airlines Allegiant Air American Airlines ATW Plus BTS Bureau of Transportation statistics Delta Air Lines DOT Fr Hawaiian Airlines JetBlue Airways Spirit Airlines United Airlines US Airways US Department of Transportation USDOT Virgin America Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:56:00 +0000 133451 at http://atwonline.com Iberia pilots and ground staff agree to job cuts http://atwonline.com/labor/iberia-pilots-and-ground-staff-agree-job-cuts <div class="node-body article-body">Unions representing Iberia’s pilots and ground staff have approved a proposal covering up to 1,427 voluntary redundancies, which will be rolled out over the period to December 2017.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/iberia-pilots-and-ground-staff-agree-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/iberia-pilots-and-ground-staff-agree-job-cuts#comments Airlines Labor Daily News Iberia job cuts redundancies restructuring Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:45:00 +0000 133211 at http://atwonline.com <p>Iberia Airbus A330</p> Courtesy, Iberia Iberia seeks 1,581 more voluntary redundancies http://atwonline.com/labor/iberia-seeks-1581-more-voluntary-redundancies <div class="node-body article-body">Iberia is looking to cut another 1,581 jobs—on top of the 3,100 redundancies it is already rolling out—under a consultation that was formally launched Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/iberia-seeks-1581-more-voluntary-redundancies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/iberia-seeks-1581-more-voluntary-redundancies#comments Airlines Labor Daily News IAG Iberia International Airlines Group labor redundancies Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 131501 at http://atwonline.com <p>Iberia A330</p> Courtesy, Iberia United Airlines to outsource 637 jobs at 12 airports http://atwonline.com/labor/united-airlines-outsource-637-jobs-12-airports <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines will outsource 637 customer-service and baggage-handling jobs at 12 airports, while bringing those jobs in-house at three other airports as it seeks ways to cut costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/united-airlines-outsource-637-jobs-12-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/united-airlines-outsource-637-jobs-12-airports#comments Airlines Finance & Data Labor Daily News ATW Plus IAM International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers United Airlines Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:10:00 +0000 131261 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Boeing 787</p> Courtesy, Boeing More maintenance jobs axed in Qantas cost-cutting effort http://atwonline.com/labor/more-maintenance-jobs-axed-qantas-cost-cutting-effort <div class="node-body article-body">Australian flag carrier Qantas is laying off another 167 staff from its engineering department, the latest step in the airline’s plan to cut 5,000 positions from its workforce within three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/more-maintenance-jobs-axed-qantas-cost-cutting-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/more-maintenance-jobs-axed-qantas-cost-cutting-effort#comments Airlines Labor Daily News ALAEA Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Association Lyell Strambi Qantas Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:22:00 +0000 131091 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qantas Airbus A380</p> By Rob Finlayson Aer Lingus agrees to further pension injection http://atwonline.com/labor/aer-lingus-agrees-further-pension-injection <div class="node-body article-body">Dublin-based Aer Lingus has “reluctantly” agreed in principle to proposals solving a long-running pension dispute that will cost it a further €50 million ($68 million).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/aer-lingus-agrees-further-pension-injection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/aer-lingus-agrees-further-pension-injection#comments Airlines Finance & Data Labor Daily News Aer Lingus ATW Plus pension fund Ryanair Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:02:00 +0000 130361 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aer Lingus A330-200</p> By Rob Finlayson Horizon Air technicians ratify labor agreement http://atwonline.com/labor/horizon-air-technicians-ratify-labor-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Air Group subsidiary Horizon Air’s aircraft technicians and fleet service agents have ratified a new six-year contract, which includes bonus, annual wage increases and contract language enhancements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/horizon-air-technicians-ratify-labor-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/horizon-air-technicians-ratify-labor-agreement#comments Airlines Labor Daily News Alaska Air Group ATW Plus Horizon Air International Brotherhood of Teamsters Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:58:00 +0000 130351 at http://atwonline.com French ATC strike threatens major disruption http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/french-atc-strike-threatens-major-disruption <div class="node-body article-body">A six-day strike by one of France’s largest air traffic controllers’ unions, the UNSA-ICNA, is set to cause major disruption to flights throughout Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/french-atc-strike-threatens-major-disruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/french-atc-strike-threatens-major-disruption#comments 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