Labor http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7399/more en Frontier, Trans States airlines agree to new pilot flow program http://atwonline.com/labor/frontier-trans-states-airlines-agree-new-pilot-flow-program <div class="node-body article-body">Denver-based Frontier Airlines has agreed to a flow-through program for Trans States Airlines (TSA) pilots, giving the mainline carrier feed for its aggressive expansion plans, while the regional carrier gets a benefit to help it attract more pilot applicants. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/frontier-trans-states-airlines-agree-new-pilot-flow-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/frontier-trans-states-airlines-agree-new-pilot-flow-program#comments Labor Daily News Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:47:00 +0000 279301 at http://atwonline.com <p>Frontier Airlines Airbus A320neo</p> Rob Finlayson Air France strikes continue to impact operations http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-strikes-continue-impact-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Air France said it expected to operate almost 75% of its flights on April 24 as strikes over pay continue. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-strikes-continue-impact-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-strikes-continue-impact-operations#comments Labor Daily News Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:31:00 +0000 279261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France A380</p> Rob Finlayson CEO: WestJet LCC Swoop has enough pilots for June launch http://atwonline.com/labor/ceo-westjet-lcc-swoop-has-enough-pilots-june-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Swoop, the standalone ultra-LCC subsidiary of Canada’s WestJet, has adequate pilot staffing to launch operations as scheduled in June even if WestJet and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) fail to reach an agreement on a labor contract covering WestJet’s pilots, WestJet CEO Ed Sims said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/ceo-westjet-lcc-swoop-has-enough-pilots-june-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/ceo-westjet-lcc-swoop-has-enough-pilots-june-launch#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:34:00 +0000 279231 at http://atwonline.com <p>Swoop Boeing 737-800</p> WestJet US pilots against FAA proposal to study single-pilot cargo aircraft http://atwonline.com/regulation/us-pilots-against-faa-proposal-study-single-pilot-cargo-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">US pilot labor groups have spoken out against a provision of proposed FAA reauthorization legislation that would start research into single-piloted cargo aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/us-pilots-against-faa-proposal-study-single-pilot-cargo-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/us-pilots-against-faa-proposal-study-single-pilot-cargo-aircraft#comments Regulation Labor Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:26:00 +0000 279111 at http://atwonline.com Air France-KLM CEO consults with staff to end strikes http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-klm-ceo-consults-staff-end-strikes <div class="node-body article-body">Air France-KLM CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac launched a new consultation with Air France staff, putting his own job on the line in a bid to put an end to an “impasse” of ongoing strikes and pay disputes at the French airline, which it says has cost an estimated €220 million ($270 million) to date. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-klm-ceo-consults-staff-end-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-klm-ceo-consults-staff-end-strikes#comments Labor Daily News Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:16:00 +0000 279091 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France Boeing 777-200</p> Rob Finlayson Unions imperil Air France's future http://atwonline.com/blog/unions-imperil-air-frances-future <div class="node-body blog-body">Air France unions must realize the damage they are doing to their company, which declared the cost of their strikes through mid-April was €220 million ($272 million). But do they understand how much they are jeopardizing their own futures and those of the other non-striking employees who make up the majority of Air France’s workforce?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/unions-imperil-air-frances-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/unions-imperil-air-frances-future#comments Airlines Labor Daily News Opinions Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:06:00 +0000 279081 at http://atwonline.com JetBlue flight attendants vote to unionize; contract talks to follow http://atwonline.com/labor/jetblue-flight-attendants-vote-unionize-contract-talks-follow <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways flight attendants voted to join the Transport Workers Union (TWU) April 17, paving the way for negotiations to secure the first contract for the New York-based carrier’s 5,000 flight attendants. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/jetblue-flight-attendants-vote-unionize-contract-talks-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/jetblue-flight-attendants-vote-unionize-contract-talks-follow#comments Labor Daily News Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:21:00 +0000 278911 at http://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue Airbus A320</p> Rob Finlayson EU court: Airlines must compensate passengers for wildcat strikes http://atwonline.com/labor/eu-court-airlines-must-compensate-passengers-wildcat-strikes <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines could face claims for compensation over flight delays and cancellations after the European Union Court of Justice ruled a “wildcat strike,” or spontaneous industrial action, did not exempt an airline from paying out compensation claims. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/eu-court-airlines-must-compensate-passengers-wildcat-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/eu-court-airlines-must-compensate-passengers-wildcat-strikes#comments Labor Daily News Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:53:00 +0000 278901 at http://atwonline.com Air France offers ‘growth pact’ pay proposal in bid to end strikes http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-offers-growth-pact-pay-proposal-bid-end-strikes <div class="node-body article-body">Air France has presented a new “growth pact” pay proposal to unions in a bid to put an end to a series of strikes that has led to flight cancellations and disruption. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-offers-growth-pact-pay-proposal-bid-end-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-offers-growth-pact-pay-proposal-bid-end-strikes#comments Labor Daily News Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:03:00 +0000 278661 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson European pilots want better representation as transnational airlines grow http://atwonline.com/labor/european-pilots-want-better-representation-transnational-airlines-grow <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from the Norwegian, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Irish LCC Ryanair and UK LCC easyJet pilot groups, as well as French, Dutch and Argentinian pilots’ unions, have met to discuss better representation for pilots working for the growing number of transnational airlines in Europe, the European Cockpit Association (ECA) said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/european-pilots-want-better-representation-transnational-airlines-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/european-pilots-want-better-representation-transnational-airlines-grow#comments Labor Daily News Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:52:00 +0000 278621 at http://atwonline.com