Baggage handlers caught slamming luggage at Melbourne airport have been stood down

Qantas and Swissport have launched an investigation after employees were seen slamming luggage onto a conveyor belt. Baggage handlers filmed throwing luggage and slamming bags onto a conveyor belt at Melbourne airport have been immediately stood down pending an investigation. The minute-long footage, reportedly filmed at Melbourne airport, shows baggage handlers deliberately slamming luggage into…

Australia’s Aviation Firefighters to strike

Australian ARFF crews have voted to strike. The protected industrial action will take place between 6am and 10am Friday 9 December at all 27 airports with aviation firefighters. The head of the aviation section of the United Firefighters Union, Wes Garrett, told media, “Protecting the safety of Australia’s air travellers is the No.1 priority of…