Eoin Coates, Head of Aviation and Daniela Modonesi, Ground Staff Committee Chair at the European Transport Workers’ Federation, explain that since the COVID-19 pandemic, unruly and disruptive passengers have become increasingly evident throughout airports, but regulations must be enforced to prevent any further distress to aviation employees.
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European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF)
The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) is the largest organisation representing aviation workers in Europe. In an article for International Airport Review , Eoin Coates, Head of Aviation at ETF, highlights the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on aviation's workerforce, and calls on the European Commission to act now to…
With estimates outlining that 58.5 per cent of ground handling workers are currently out of work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, ETF has called for better financial support for the sector and its workforce.
The commitment follows the publication of analysis that details ways that aviation can recover sustainably and more resiliently from the COVID-19 pandemic.