Tag: employment

Recruitment Drive for New Pilots

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways is recruiting new pilots for its expanding fleet of Embraer jet aircraft at London City Airport. An ambitious recruitment programme is launched this month to find both direct entry captains and first officers to join BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways’ subsidiary that operates from the Docklands airport to more than 30 […]

UPS Pilots Ratify New Labour Contract

Reading Time: 1 minute UPS pilots represented by the Independent Pilots Association ratified a new labor agreement that becomes amendable Sept. 1, 2021. The agreement was voted on by 98.7% of the association membership, with 91.6% percent voting to ratify. Terms of the agreement become effective Sept. 1, 2016 and run through Sept. 1, 2021. The contract covers 2,579 […]

Southwest Airlines And Pilot Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Reading Time: 1 minute Southwest Airlines Co. announced that it has reached a tentative agreement (TA) on the terms of a new contract for its Pilots. “We appreciate our Pilots and recognize their role in the Company’s success,” said Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven. “With the support and assistance of the NMB, the […]

British Airways Cabin Crew Vote for Industrial Action

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways cabin crew have voted for industrial action over the airline’s new “unfair” performance scheme. The 8,800-strong British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association (BASSA), a section of the Unite union, voted 91 percent for industrial action short of a strike, the union said. Cabin crew say that the new performance management scheme is a […]

The FAA is Hiring Air Traffic Controllers

Reading Time: 2 minutes In preparation for the future workforce, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it will be accepting applications from entry-level candidates for air traffic controller positions from August 8-15, 2016. “We provide the safest, most efficient airspace system in the world and we need exceptional people to support our mission,” said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta. […]

Lufthansa to Eliminate 700 Jobs at Engine-Maintenance Division

Reading Time: 1 minute Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s plane-servicing business is cutting 700 engine-maintenance jobs as new, low-maintenance engines and fresh competitors put a dent in earnings at its most profitable unit. Most of the cuts will come at Lufthansa Technik’s Hamburg site, which employs 1,800 people, spokesman Jens Krueger said by phone. The unit has 2,000 workers throughout Germany. […]

EasyJet to Recruit More than 1,200 New Cabin Crew

Reading Time: 2 minutes easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced that it is to recruit more than 1,200 new permanent and fixed-term cabin crew positions as the airline continues its growth. easyJet, which flies more than 250 aircraft on over 820 routes in 31 countries, will offer its new cabin crew positions across all of its 27 European bases. […]