Qantas 737-800. By Rob Finlayson Qantas (QF) faces an unprecedented industrial action after the Australian Licensed Aircraft Engineers Assn. (ALAEA) warned of a series of full-day strikes leading up to Christmas to support wages and job security claims (ATW Daily News, Sept. 20). The ALAEA canceled Monday’s 4-hr. stoppage over a technical issue but 11,000 passengers were still disrupted. The union immediately called for another 4-hr. stoppage for Friday and warned passengers ...

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