“Our pilots are out of work like hundreds of thousands of other workers and we all need to do everything we can to get back to our normal lives and get Australia working again.” Mark Sedgwick voices AIPA's support of the COVID-19 tracing app.
A joint letter from the Australian and International Pilots Association, the Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association and the Australian Federation of Air Pilots has called for direct support for aviation workers.
26 March 2020 | Author: Steve Creedy, Editor - South East Asia Bureau Chief for Airline Ratings
With voting on the offer expected to begin this week, fierce infighting erupted within the Australian and International Pilots Association as those advocating a “no” vote called a special general meeting on Friday. It follows emails to members from...
10 March 2020 | Author: Robyn Ironside, Aviation Writer for The Australian
Last week Qantas informed its pilots it was determined to push ahead with the flights from 2023 and if it could not get agreement on a pay deal by the end of March it would create a new employment entity to operate the services.
05 March 2020 | Author: Robyn Ironside, Aviation Writer for The Australian
AIPA President Mark Sedgwick said the letter from Mr La Spina was “unfortunately characteristic of the long haul discussions”.
“It shows how this business would apparently prefer ultimatums to building consensus at this critical juncture,”...
14 February 2020 | Author: Robyn Ironside, Aviation Writer for The Australian