Tag: ground staff

Baggage handlers at Manchester Airport face job losses as union makes desperate plea for more government support

Baggage handlers at Manchester Airport face job losses as union makes desperate plea for more government support

By Sophie Halle-Richards, manchestereveningnews.co.uk Ground staff based Manchester Airport are facing redundancy after an aviation company proposed to make substantial job cuts. Stobart Aviation Services is looking to reduce the number of baggage handlers at Manchester, Southend and Stansted air...

Austrian Airlines: Agreement with Flight Crew and Ground Staff on Crisis Contribution

Austrian Airlines: Agreement with Flight Crew and Ground Staff on Crisis Contribution

Following yesterday’s agreement between Austrian Airlines with representatives of the “flight personnel”, an agreement was reached today with the technical and commercial staff. This includes the stations as well as technical and administrative employees, comprising close to 3,000 of the 7,00...

Lufthansa agrees on short-time work

Lufthansa agrees on short-time work

Lufthansa has signed agreements with its works council and trade unions to introduce short-time working for cabin and ground staff in Frankfurt and Munich. This also applies to the management. An agreement with the pilots union “Vereinigung Cockpit” has not yet been reached. The extent of re...

Future Visual selected by IATA to build VR training for ground staff

Future Visual selected by IATA to build VR training for ground staff

Future Visual has been selected by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to build virtual reality (VR) training products for aviation ground crew. The company said training using VR will provide a faster route to competency; crews can experience a greater breadth of scenarios resulti...

Air France ground staff sign new pay deal

Air France ground staff sign new pay deal

Air France signed a new agreement on Friday (11 January) for 2019 with the trade unions CFDT, CFE-CGC, FO and UNSA aérien Air France representing its ground handling staff. The carrier said the agreement signed with unions representing ground staff "reinforces the new kind of social dialogue imp...

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