Labor http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7399/more en ALPA warns against lowering pilot qualifications http://atwonline.com/training/alpa-warns-against-lowering-pilot-qualifications <div class="node-body article-body">The president of the largest North American airline pilots’ union in a Feb. 21 speech argued that strict pilot training and qualification requirements have helped prevent passenger fatalities among US airlines for nine straight years.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/alpa-warns-against-lowering-pilot-qualifications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/alpa-warns-against-lowering-pilot-qualifications#comments Labor Daily News Training ATW Plus Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:25:00 +0000 273701 at http://atwonline.com Air France to operate 75% of flights during Feb. 22 strike http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-operate-75-flights-during-feb-22-strike <div class="node-body article-body">Air France estimates it would operate 75% of flights despite a strike planned for Feb. 22, with the turnout of strikers estimated at 28%. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-operate-75-flights-during-feb-22-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-operate-75-flights-during-feb-22-strike#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:39:00 +0000 273521 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France A320</p> Rob Finlayson Norwegian confident on remaining labor deals http://atwonline.com/labor/norwegian-confident-remaining-labor-deals <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos is confident the airline will be able to reach a renewed labor agreement with its UK pilots and the LCC will be able to attract enough pilots to support its rapid expansion.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/norwegian-confident-remaining-labor-deals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/norwegian-confident-remaining-labor-deals#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:22:00 +0000 273301 at http://atwonline.com Air France unions to strike Feb. 22 http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-unions-strike-feb-22 <div class="node-body article-body">Air France is facing a widespread strike on Feb. 22 after salary negotia¬tions reignited long-running tensions with the unions representing its workforce. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-unions-strike-feb-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-unions-strike-feb-22#comments Labor Daily News Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:39:00 +0000 273161 at http://atwonline.com Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal http://atwonline.com/labor/alaska-virgin-america-flight-attendants-agree-merger-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) reached a tentative merger agreement for the airline's 5,400 flight attendants, the organizations announced.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/alaska-virgin-america-flight-attendants-agree-merger-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/alaska-virgin-america-flight-attendants-agree-merger-deal#comments Labor Daily News Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:14:00 +0000 273101 at http://atwonline.com Republic pilots ratify contract extension http://atwonline.com/daily-news/republic-pilots-ratify-contract-extension <div class="node-body article-body">Republic Airline pilots who are members of Teamsters Local 357 have ratified a contract extension of their 2015 collective bargaining agreement, the union said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/republic-pilots-ratify-contract-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/republic-pilots-ratify-contract-extension#comments Labor Daily News Sat, 17 Feb 2018 16:55:00 +0000 273041 at http://atwonline.com Canada may mediate ALPA, WestJet negotiations over Swoop http://atwonline.com/labor/canada-may-mediate-alpa-westjet-negotiations-over-swoop <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), pushing for a hashing out of pilot work rules at WestJet ULCC subsidiary Swoop, has asked the Canadian government to intervene on the first-ever contract negotiations between the union and the airline.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/canada-may-mediate-alpa-westjet-negotiations-over-swoop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/canada-may-mediate-alpa-westjet-negotiations-over-swoop#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 09 Feb 2018 21:06:00 +0000 272831 at http://atwonline.com <p>Swoop Boeing 737-800</p> WestJet Norwegian agrees to Spanish labor deal http://atwonline.com/labor/norwegian-agrees-spanish-labor-deal <div class="node-body article-body">LCC Norwegian has signed a comprehensive collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with Spanish pilots’ union SEPLA, covering the next two years.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/norwegian-agrees-spanish-labor-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/norwegian-agrees-spanish-labor-deal#comments Labor Daily News Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:07:00 +0000 272741 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Jazz Aviation Airport Services Group ratifies 5-year labor contract http://atwonline.com/labor/jazz-aviation-airport-services-group-ratifies-5-year-labor-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Canadian regional carrier Jazz Aviation’s airport services group ratified a new five-year labor contract Feb. 6. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/jazz-aviation-airport-services-group-ratifies-5-year-labor-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/jazz-aviation-airport-services-group-ratifies-5-year-labor-contract#comments Labor Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:47:00 +0000 272641 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa inks long-term agreement with Verdi trade union http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-inks-long-term-agreement-verdi-trade-union <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa and Verdi trade union have concluded new long-term collective labor agreements for the approximately 28,000 ground employees of Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cargo, Lufthansa Technik and LSG Sky Chefs in Germany, the largest group of employees within Lufthansa.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-inks-long-term-agreement-verdi-trade-union" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-inks-long-term-agreement-verdi-trade-union#comments Labor Daily News Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:55:00 +0000 272451 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson