• Media Release

    Cabin crew ratio must stay

    May 25

    The Australian Aviation Unions Federation will front the House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications’ ‘Inquiry into ratio of cabin crew members on aircraft’ today calling on safety to be put in front of short- term management, bonus-induced cost cutting.

  • Media Release

    Airport terror threat, workers want answers

    May 18

    The Transport Workers Union has called for an immediate upgrade in security at all airports following today’s extremist threats at Melbourne airports where Jetstar and Qantas operate.

  • Media Release

    “Qantas Asia” is wrong, we need to save our airline

    May 13

    Employees and shareholders will question the actions of Qantas management this morning after revelations the company was looking to start a “Qantas Asia” brand out of Malaysia in order to continue the off-shoring of Australian jobs.

  • Media Release

    Airline unions slam companies over lax security while TWU threatens strike action

    May 06

    The Transport Workers Union has threatened strike action at Qantas over security and safety concerns after the airline cancelled negotiation talks today with workplace committees when management were called to a meeting with the aviation safety regulator, CASA.

  • Media Release

    Transport Department confirms TWU claims

    May 04

    The Transport Workers Union has welcomed the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s confirmation of claims by the workforce that only permanent staff were properly background checked for security concerns. 

  • Media Release

    Screening a must after updated airport threat

    May 02

    Transport workers at our national airports have called for an immediate upgrade in security at all airports, including the screening of every member of staff to go into secure airside areas, to ensure safety.