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Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct
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Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct

editor editor- October 3, 2019

The South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and have noted ... Read More

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike
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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being discussed ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
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Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit
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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) inaugurated the first edition of the Belgian Travel Summit (BTS) taking place until ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport
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Former Jet Airways Chair forced to deboard at Mumbai Airport

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 27, 2019

In a shocking development, Naresh Goyal and his wife, Anita, were forced to deboard the aircraft they were on at ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !
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Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers
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Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social ... Read More

Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested
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Thomas Cook selling its travel business: Chinese investment fund interested

mm Alain St.Ange- April 22, 2019

Thomas Cook is the world’s oldest tour operator and was founded in Market Harborough in 1841 by businessman Thomas Cook. ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?
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Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium
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Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, ... Read More

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Massive nation-wide transportation strike will paralyze Belgium next week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Belgium's Christian, socialist and liberal trade unions have called for a nation-wide general strike on Wednesday, February 13, over wage ... Read More

Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike
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Restaurant workers in Nepal consider strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019

Hotel and Restaurant Unions in Kathmandu, Nepal are demanding a rollback on a decision to delete a 10% service charge on ... Read More

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted
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FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all incoming flights to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport amid air traffic controller ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats
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Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of ... Read More

Air France junks Millennial-oriented Joon airline brand
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Air France junks Millennial-oriented Joon airline brand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

Air France/KLM’s Joon - a Millennial-oriented airline brand, created to compete with the low-cost sector in Europe and long-haul, is ... Read More

Milan Loves You: Lombardy capital launches new LGBTQ tourism project
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Milan Loves You: Lombardy capital launches new LGBTQ tourism project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Sonders and Beach Italy Srl Group, the parent company of QMagazine and Quiiky tour operator, will participate this year in ... Read More

Canadian Minister Garneau introduces new fatigue regulations to make air travel safer
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Canadian Minister Garneau introduces new fatigue regulations to make air travel safer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

Canadians, visitors and business travellers deserve and rely on fit and well-rested flight crews to move them across Canada and ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto
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Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, ... Read More

New campaign aims to debunk idea that Fiji is a tropical paradise
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New campaign aims to debunk idea that Fiji is a tropical paradise

editor editor- May 8, 2013

Workers in Fiji are targeting tourists with a campaign that aims to debunk the idea that the country is a ... Read More

Iberia strike enters week two
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Iberia strike enters week two

editor editor- March 5, 2013

MADRID, Spain - Unions at Spain's flagship airline Iberia began a second week of strikes on Monday, with 1,300 flights ... Read More

Kenya Airways gets court clearance to advance staff restructuring
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Kenya Airways gets court clearance to advance staff restructuring

editor editor- September 1, 2012

(eTN) - ‘Reports about Kenya Airways sacking staff are outrageous and a product of fiction by sections of the media, ... Read More

Bankrupt American Air to outsource maintenance, axe 13K jobs
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Bankrupt American Air to outsource maintenance, axe 13K jobs

editor editor- February 2, 2012

AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines, announced Wednesday that it must cut labor costs by 20%, as the third-biggest ... Read More

Future Fund chief backs Qantas in dispute with its workforce
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Future Fund chief backs Qantas in dispute with its workforce

editor editor- November 25, 2011

The Future Fund chief, David Murray, has backed Qantas in the dispute with its workforce, saying unless companies like the ... Read More

Australian government may intervene in Qantas’s labor row
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Australian government may intervene in Qantas’s labor row

editor editor- October 14, 2011

The federal government may intervene in Qantas's industrial relations storm after the airline said it would be forced to ground ... Read More

Qantas CEO receives threats over labor brawl
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Qantas CEO receives threats over labor brawl

editor editor- October 6, 2011

Qantas says its chief executive, Alan Joyce, has received a threatening letter related to its current industrial dispute. Read More

Southwest and AirTran pilots’ unions reach agreement
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Southwest and AirTran pilots’ unions reach agreement

editor editor- July 18, 2011

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines is pleased to announce an agreement in principle between the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA), the ... Read More

Unions scream bloody murder over “Qantasia”
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Unions scream bloody murder over “Qantasia”

editor editor- May 14, 2011

Union officials have warned that any move by Qantas to shift operations offshore and set up a premium airline in ... Read More

Unions demand sacking of Air Tanzania management
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Unions demand sacking of Air Tanzania management

editor editor- March 5, 2011

(eTN) - The Communications and Transport Workers Union in Tanzania has, following a series of negative headlines and scandals, also ... Read More

Delta faces stepped up union recruitment
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Delta faces stepped up union recruitment

editor editor- June 3, 2010

Delta Air Lines Inc., on the heels of last month's federal rule change making it easier for aviation workers to ... Read More

Airlines sue to block pro-union rule
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Airlines sue to block pro-union rule

editor editor- May 18, 2010

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has joined an industry lawsuit seeking to block a rule that would make it easier for unions ... Read More