Boeing (NYSE: BA) is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global fleet expands over the next 20 years. Boeing’s 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook, released today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, projects that between 2014 and 2033, the world’s aviation system will require: 533,000 new commercial airline […]
Qantas Airways Ltd is axing 15 percent of its workforce, slashing spending and selling gas-guzzling older planes after stiff competition at home and overseas pushed the Australian flag carrier deep into the red in the first half.
Qantas workers are set to find out how many of them will lose their jobs when Qantas announces a half year loss, even as the federal government is drafting changes to the Qantas Sale Act that would allow it to be majority foreign-owned.
QANTAS has chosen to send more than 300 maintenance jobs offshore rather than move them to Brisbane.
Bombardier plans 1,700 layoffs from its aerospace division as it deals with at tough market and delays in its much-touted CSeries single-aisle plane.
Boeing’s contract extension offer was approved today by members of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers District 751 (IAM). Under the terms of the eight-year contract extension, the 777X and its composite wing will be built in the Puget Sound area by Boeing employees represented by the IAM. This work includes fuselage build, […]
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers voted narrowly to accept a contract proposal to build Boeing’s newest jet, the 777X, at Boeing’s plant in Washington State.
Today, United Airlines (UAL) professional aviation mechanics represented by the Teamsters Union escalated their actions to pressure the company to live up to its promises by hand-billing UAL customers inside and outside 12 major airports around the country. UAL mechanics are informing the public that they may be forced to strike if the company refuses […]
May 2013 Passenger Airline Employment Down 2.1 Percent from May 2012
Airlines and terminal operators including JFK International Air Terminal, which owns and operates Terminal 4, broke promises to create good jobs at the John F. Kennedy International Airport while getting nearly $3 billion for terminal expansions and improvements since 2002, airport service workers and Southeast Queens residents charged at a raucous JFK rally on Friday. […]