USCA istbesorgtüber den Druck den Fluglotsenauf den Balearen ausgesetztsind

.- Gericht in Palma de Mallorca hat einen geschlossenen Fall gegen die Fluglotsen wieder aufgenommen und beginnt mitmündlichen Anhörungen. .- Fluglotsen wurden bereits in der Vergangenheit vielfachzu der Schließung des Luftraums befragt. .-USCA hatSorge, dass die neuerliche Anhörung psychischen Druck auf die Fluglotsen ausübt und die sichere Arbeit dadurch beeinträchtigt ist. Die Gewerkschaft USCA (Union Sindical de Controladores Aereos) will ihre ernste Sorge darüber zum Ausdruckbirngen, dass mit den neuerlichen mündlichen Anhörungen ...

USCA IS CONCERNED ABOUT THE PRESSURE BALEARES ATCOs ARE UNDER

.- Palma de Mallorca court, which had closed the cause against the air traffic controllers, now wants to open oral trials. .- Controllers have already been exonerated in 20 of the 22 courtrooms that have dealt with the case of the closure of the airspace. .-USCA considers that the pressure Baleares atcos are suffering affects their performance. The Unión Sindical de ControladoresAéreos (USCA) wants to emphasize their concern about the pressure ...

“If the General Director finds out you are planning to become members of a Union… you will find yourselves out on the street”

* The General Manager at Seville’s air traffic control tower, managed by Ferrovial, threatened an air traffic controller for his possible affiliation with the Spanish Union for air traffic controllers USCA (Unión Sindical de Controladores Aéreos). * Eldiario.es has gained access to a recording where the General Manager makes it clear that the statement has come down from General Director of FerroNATS, a merger between Ferrovial and ...

Expert industry group publishes fatigue guidance

The strategic use of coffee and napping on site is being recommended for controllers whose sleep at home is disrupted by a newborn baby. The personal fatigue mitigation strategy is just one recommendation in the first ever fatigue management guide for air traffic service providers produced by a cross-industry group comprising the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ ...

Summer thunderstorms have a strong impact on air traffic – New procedures help alleviate the problem

Compared to previous summers, the 2016 season has suffered an unprecedented amount of severe weather. Heavy thunderstorms have disrupted traffic flows and caused significant delays. Some cells have extended vertically to an altitude making it impossible to fly over them. To ensure the safety of passengers, departures have had to be postponed until the weather fronts have either dissipated or moved on. This means that passengers have had to ...

USCA reports the dismissal of an air traffic controller in a privatized tower in reprisal for his affiliation.

The spanish Air Traffic Controllers Union (USCA) will file a complaint tomorrow at the national Air Safety Agency (AESA), for the dismissal of an air traffic controller in one of the 13 control towers privatized by AENA in reprisal for joining the union. FerroNATS sacked the affected controller for “very serious misconduct” on july 20th adducing “disciplinary causes” and for the “continuous and voluntary drop of ...

The right to strike is non-negotiable

Press Note. Brussels, 23 March 2016 The European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), representing around 270,000 workers in European aviation, took note of the strong wording used by European airlines’ representatives to condemn the actions of French trade unions organising air traffic management (ATM) staff. The ETF would like to reiterate that the right to strike is a fundamental right and therefore non-negotiable. Furthermore, the ETF warns against any attempt to impose ...