ALERT Australian airport workers to join worldwide protest tomorrow

Australian airport workers will take part in protests at five of Australia’s major airports on Tuesday 2 October 2018. On Tuesday airport workers are standing up to demand safe and secure jobs: direct, permanent full-time work and protections. #AusUnions #SafeAndSecureSkies #PovertyDoesntFly @GoodAirports pic.twitter.com/NenELHKgG2 — TWU Australia (@TWUAus) September 30, 2018 The Transport Workers Union (TWU)…

BREAKING Qantas cargo plane lost cabin pressure which resulted in the First Officer becoming incapacitated

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has launched an investigation after a Qantas owned 737 freighter, registration VH-XMO, lost cabin pressure which resulted in the First Officer becoming incapacitated. The plane was flying from Brisbane to Melbourne Wednesday night when the crew received a “wing body overheat warning” according to News Ltd. This resulted in…

Rex Airlines accuses Qantas and Virgin Australia of “plundering” their pilots

The Chief Operating Officer of Australia’s third largest airline, Regional Express (Rex), has published an open letter blaming Qantas and Virgin Australia for poaching it’s pilots, leading to a regional airline pilot shortage. Rex, which also owns regional airlines Pel-Air and AirLink, opened the Australian Airline Pilot Academy 10 years ago to increase it’s pilot…