Flight Attendants Tell Airlines: Don’t Even Think About Concessions

By Sara Nelson, Labor Notes. -

The COVID-19 crisis hit airline workers with speed and devastation. Passenger flow through TSA checkpoints fell 97 percent in March compared to a year earlier. In the months since, travel demand [...]

250 Organisations Demand Red Lines For Aviation Bailouts

By the Stay Grounded Network, Popular Resistance. -

6th of April 2020 - Today, 250 organisations from 25 countries published an open letter directed to governments, urging them to resist any aviation lobby attempts to rush into unfair bailouts of [...]

Unions Oppose Airline Bailout

By Rising, The Hill. -

Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, said Thursday that any federal aid package for the airline industry should focus on providing economic relief to employees instead [...]

Barred From Striking, Airline Food Workers Seek Other Ways To Protest

By David Bacon, Truthout.org -

Melieni Cruz, who helps prepare the meals passengers eat on airplanes, went thousands of dollars into debt because she couldn’t pay her soaring medical bills. “When the doctor found cysts on my [...]

The Lie Of JetBlue Going Carbon Neutral

By Anne Petermann, Globaljusticeecology.org -

The Washington Post recently published an article that “Jet Blue plans to go completely carbon neutral on all U.S. Flights.” While this sounds like a delightful and guilt-free way to keep on [...]

American Airlines Mechanics Are Threatening The “Bloodiest, Ugliest Battle” In Labor History

By Michael Arria, Inthesetimes.com -

Mechanics at American Airlines are threatening to strike if a new contract isn’t negotiated, and the union president has declared that employees are prepared for the dispute to erupt into “the [...]

Dear Delta Air Lines: Video Games And Beer Cannot Compete With Joining A Union

By Steven Greenhouse, Theguardian.com -

The airline is telling employees that unions take money they could spend on entertainment instead. Will anyone really fall for that anti-union tactic? In its latest offensive to beat back [...]

Financial Press: Boeing Should Charge Passengers Extra Not To Crash

By Alan Macleod, Mintpressnews.com -

CHICAGO — The Boeing Corporation is again under intense scrutiny, as news broke of a Southwest Airlines 737 Max 8 aircraft travelling, without passengers, from Orlando, FL to Victorville, CA that [...]