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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    Swiss Air Force at ready, but only in office hours

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:58pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Geneva Swiss Air Force at ready, but only in office hours Want to invade Switzerland? Just make sure you strike outside office hours. When an Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise aircraft carrying 202 passengers entered Swiss airspace on Monday after being hijacked by the co-pilot en route to Rome, Switzerland's Air Force remained on the ground. That's because ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Threat of Christmas chaos as Cathay pilots and crew ponder strikes

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:15am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Pilot and cabin crew unions may disrupt busy Christmas period if pay demands aren't met Threat of Christmas strike looms at Cathay Cathay Pacific ... regularly on issues of mutual interest. Last year, the cabin crew union threatened to go on strike after the airline offered a 2 per cent raise, but called it off when other benefits were offered. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific set to offer pay rise to avert Christmas strikes by staff

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Cathay set to offer pay rise to avert strikes Cathay Pacific is optimistic it can avoid potential industrial action by its cabin crew during the busy Christmas season based on its annual pay rise plan for next year, a source close to the matter said yesterday. It is not clear how big the increase will be, but it is understood that management ...

  4. News - World - AVIATION

    Wages strike by Lufthansa staff grounds 1,755 flights

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi, Bloomberg

    ... Christy Choi and Bloomberg in Berlin Services to Hong Kong cancelled as Germany's largest airline pushes efficiency programme Wages strike by Lufthansa staff grounds 1,755 flights Nearly 150,000 passengers were affected as Germany's largest airline Lufthansa suspended almost its entire service for a full day because of a pay strike. The airline grounded a total ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways plane hits Johannesburg airport office building

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 02:26pm by AFP, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Johannesburg Wing of British Airways jet slices through offices while taxiing on wrong runway in Johannesburg Passenger jet strikes airport building BA 747 slices through a building in Johannesburg pic.twitter.com/CrOgqDlmLv — Flight Emergencies (@FlightEmergency) December 23, 2013 A British Airways plane carrying 202 people has struck an office building ...

  6. News - China - AVIATION

    Despite initial glitches, Shenzhen’s new air terminal may be a delta game changer

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:12am by He Huifeng

    ... heavy rains from December 15 to 17, leaks sprung up in several places in the new building. The rain and poor work environment caused dozens of cargo handlers to go on strike, leading to flight ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Boeing faces strike by engineers on top of Dreamliner groundings

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Seattle Battling Boeing faces strike by engineers Boeing, already struggling with the grounding of its 787 Dreamliner, is facing a possible strike by unionised engineers, ... workers considering whether to authorise a walkout in their dispute over retirement benefits. Approval would allow the Seattle-based union to call a strike at any time. Labour strife may undermine ...

  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Lufthansa flight attendants launch 24-hour strike

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 02:30pm by Associated Press in Berlin

    ... Associated Press in Berlin Lufthansa’s flight attendants launched a 24-hour nationwide strike at midnight on Thursday, forcing the German carrier to cancel about two-thirds of its ... Gulf. The strike was the most extensive of three work stoppages over the past week after 13 months of contract negotiations broke down over differences in pay and union demands that the airline ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Airlines 'must pay' for 3-hour delays, says EU court

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... reached their final destination that much later because of a flight delay. Carriers are exempt from compensation in cases of extraordinary circumstances, such as a strike or bad weather ...

  10. News - World - AVIATION

    New EU rules boost rights of air passengers

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and air traffic control strikes can be defined as extraordinary, but technical problems identified during routine aircraft maintenance cannot. The proposals are set to become law in 2015 ...




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