Tag Archives: Belfast City Airport

Time running out to save Northern Ireland airports at heart of our regional economy, warns Unite

More than two months on from the promised but yet to emerge government support for the UK’s beleaguered aviation industry, the UK’s leading aviation union is warning that without urgent action regional economies will take a big hit destroying the Prime Minster’s … Continue reading

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Future of Belfast City Airport hangs in the balance as Swissport announce plans for 95 redundancies

Airport workers rally at the steps of Stormont hears call for urgent action to avert the full-blown crisis facing Belfast City Airport Unite represents 150 Swissport baggage handlers and check-in staff at Belfast City Airport. Regional Officer for the workers, … Continue reading

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Airlines wanting to take on Belfast City routes must commit to take on all routes and base themselves at airport

Flybe workers to rally at Stormont tomorrow [Wednesday, March 11th] at 2pm to demand intervention to secure connectivity and jobs Belfast City Council votes unanimously for Stormont to establish a public service company to safeguard regionally-significant connections Unite Regional Officer, … Continue reading

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Unite to challenge legality of Swissport plans for two-week lay-off at Belfast City Airport

Stormont Ministers’ failure to intervene has allowed tailwinds of Flybe collapse to spiral Unite represents the overwhelming majority of the approximately 150 Swissport employees at Belfast City Airport. Regional Officer for the workers, George Brash, confirmed that shop stewards representing … Continue reading

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Workers ‘used and unappreciated’ by Mitie security while Belfast City Airport contests for ‘Airport of the World’ award

In Unite survey, airport security workers report health and safety concerns; 94 percent ‘undervalued’ by their employer Some Mitie security officers expected to work eight and a half hours shifts without access to drinking water Unite Regional Officer, George Brash … Continue reading

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