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Lufthansa pilots union welcomes rescue package, expects EU Commission to avoid blocking it

The Vereinigung Cockpit pilots' union about the Lufthansa rescue package: Delays and restrictions from Brussels should not endanger jobs. Vereinigung Cockpit welcomes the agreement between...

German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit calls for more solutions to be found to save Lufthansa

Against the backdrop of the threat to thousands of jobs, Vereinigung Cockpit warns not to let the negotiations fail due to the dispute over...

BALPA comments on Ryanair’s decision to dismiss 336 U.K. based pilots

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair, which recently accepted £600 million (€673 million) in funding from the Bank of England, today confirmed...
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British pilots association BALPA: “Thomas Cook German subsidiary (Condor) rescued while UK staff and holiday makers suffer!”

In a press statement, British airline pilots association BALPA reacted furiously after they learnt that Condor - Thomas Cook's German airline - has been...

European Cockpit Association: “Ryanair on a confrontation course, again”

This will be the second summer of industrial unrest in a row for Ryanair and the underlying root causes seem similar, and familiar to...

Security agents could launch actions at Belgian airports as early as Saturday

The security agents could carry out actions in the different airports of Belgium as of Saturday, at the beginning of the Easter school holidays,...

Government shutdown: worried Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) sends an open letter to President Trump

The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), world's largest pilots union (representing many airline pilots but mainly pilots working for Delta Air Lines, United Airlines...

British Airline Pilot’s Association (BALPA) responds to Ryanair claim that deal has been agreed

This morning (19 October), Ryanair announced that they had signed an agreement with the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) on seniority and base transfer agreement. Shortly...

German based Ryanair pilots are planning a 24-hour strike on Wednesday

The biggest strike in Ryanair’s history looms for 28 September but Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) is calling on Ryanair pilots to take industrial action already...

European Cockpit Association: “Ryanair reaches deals in Italy & Ireland. Is the best yet to come?”

A tentative agreement between Ryanair and Irish pilots and a Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) with Italian pilots – this is the current situation in...