A British Airways A320neo landing. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

British Airways Marches On With Its Staff And Cost Reduction Plans

After reaching a deal with its pilots securing a 20% pay cut during the COVID-19 crisis, an 8% average pay reduction in the long-term and 270 redundancies, British Airways is pushing ahead with its plan to change the terms and conditions for more than 10,000 among cabin crew, engineers and airport staff. The airline has issued redundancy letters for approximately 10,700 employees, 6,000 of which will be voluntary redundancies with 4,000 being “forced out," according to Unite,  one of British…

Ryanair Signs First Union Deal with Pilots

Irish carrier Ryanair has signed its first-ever union deal with its pilots based in Italy. The carrier, which is known for its hard line with unions, hopes that the new collective labor agreement with Italian pilots will allow the airline to sign similar deals across the carrier's network. The signing…