England

Unions to seek compensation over Monarch collapse

The two unions representing Pilots, Cabin Crew and Engineers are preparing legal action over the way the Monarch collapse was handled. Representing Pilots, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said it was seeking compensation for its members over what it described as the “shabby” handling of the redundancy news. Unite, [read more]

Thomas Cook Airbus A321 at Bristol Airport (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Thomas Cook pilots stage 12 hour walkout

Pilots flying for UK leisure airline Thomas Cook are staging a 12-hour walkout over pay. The strike, which began at 3 am this morning following a failed last ditch attempt by Thomas Cook to obtain an injunction to prevent the action. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) authorised the strike which is [read more]