Transport news updates
After a two-year campaign Prospect has signed a recognition agreement with Babcock Mission Critical Services (BCMS) for engineering and mechanical staff.
Airline Ryanair has today called for resilience of air traffic control to be improved, but also made clear that it does not want to pay for the staffing levels required.
European Commission proposals to tackle disruption and cancellation of flights by tightening union laws are a distraction from the important issues facing the European aviation industry, says Prospect.
After a campaign lasting nearly two years, Prospect has won the right to be recognised for collective bargaining at Babcock Mission Critical Services (BMCS). Staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of recognition.
A proposal by Highland and Island Airports to replace skilled air traffic controllers with a centrally controlled remote tower system is being opposed by Prospect.