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While aviation industry employers demand Government assistance to run their businesses, the wage level and working conditions of those who keep the industry flying are being ignored.

By working together, Australian aviation workers can ensure that the Australian avation industry remains strong, safe and secure.


  • Qatar Airways Conduct With Women Leads To Call For Bans

    February 15


    Northern Daily Leader, 14 February 2016
     
    Deputy federal Opposition Leader Tanya Plibersek is backing a call to ban donations from Qatar Airways over its treatment of women.

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  • TWU To Push For Labor Ban On Donations from Qatar Airways Over Employee Abuses

    February 14


    TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 14 February 2016
     
    The Transport Workers’ Union will seek backing from the NSW Labor Party to ban donations from Qatar Airways over treatment of its employees, including sacking workers for minor offences and keeping them under constant surveillance.

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  • AirAsia Has Poor Safety Record

    January 28


    AFR, 27 January 2016
     
    News of extra routes by AirAsia between Australia and New Zealand should be a serious cause for concern ("Trans-Tasman competition heats up as foreign airlines enter market", January 25). This is the same airline which was found to have been responsible for shocking failings in a report by Indonesia's National Transport Safety Committee on the crash of a flight from Surabaya to Singapore just over a year ago, killing all 162 passengers and crew on board.

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  • ABC: Stranded Jetstar Plane Sparks Calls to End Cost-cutting

    December 23


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  • TWU TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST JETSTAR OVER THREATS TO GROUND AIRLINE

    December 15


    The Transport Workers’ Union will apply to the Fair Work Commission for good faith bargaining orders against Jetstar. The union is seeking the orders in response to threats by Jetstar that it would ground the airline, similar to the 2011 action of its parent company Qantas.

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