Tag Archives: FlyBe

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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Central government must intervene to safeguard regionally-vital flights and airports

Flybe collapse threatens more than one thousand jobs in Northern Ireland Failure of central government to intervene presents stark connectivity challenge to Northern Ireland’s regional economy Ahead of a meeting with shop stewards from Flybe and Belfast City Airport to … Continue reading

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Urgent meeting with Flybe management sought for assurances for Northern Ireland workforce

April 3rd: Unite, the UK and Ireland’s largest union, which represents over 450 workers at regional airline Flybe is seeking an urgent, high level meeting with the company’s management to minimise job losses at Flybe and provide reassurances about the … Continue reading

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