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  • 17 Jun 2020

    The Transport Select Committee has published a report condemning the actions of a certain UK operator as a result of the COVID19 pandemic and challenges the Government decision that from 8th June 2020 all passengers arriving in the UK must quarantine for 14 days (wit

  • 28 May 2020

    Yesterday the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson faced questions from the Commons Liaison Committee regarding the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).  There was particular reference to the aviation sector which is facing massive job losses and the failure of specific operators to use

  • 06 May 2020

    IPA membership figures are at the highest they have been in the last 8 years.  During the COVID19 pandemic we continue to see a steady increase across all UK operators as the benefit of receiving union services from a truly independent trade union become apparent. 

  • 13 Mar 2020

    The collapse of Flybe and the outbreak of COVID19 are a huge blow to the aviation industry (amongst many others).  Both events will be of concern to our members, some of whom we are now representing in claims against their former employer, Flybe. 

  • 03 Mar 2020

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  • 26 Feb 2020

    And just when we thought things were reasonably stable, or as stable as they can be in this industry of ours, along comes another problem. Of course, I refer to Coronavirus, or COVID-19 as it is now called, and just like SARS before it disruption is being caused.

  • 10 Feb 2020

    We pride ourselves on the high quality of service our members who have employment issues or disputes receive from the IPA.  We are also proud of the fact that in the majority of cases we can secure outcomes that are favourable to those we represent.

  • 10 Feb 2020

    The recent outbreak of Coronavirus has brought attention to the role aviation has in everyone’s lives in the most unwanted of ways. i.e. as a carrier of infected people to parts of the world where the illness has not reached. But it also has positive benefits, i.e.

  • 13 Jan 2020

    We start the week processing new member applications and putting together welcome packs for those who have joined us over the weekend. 

  • 08 Jan 2020

    Sometimes an employer has no alternative than to enter a redundancy process with some or all of their workforce.  Whilst it is called a redundancy process, it is important to note that redundancy is normally a last resort.  The purpose of the process is to look at ways of avoid


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