AUA Considers Leasing Pilots

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: March 31, 2012; 13:18 ♦ (Vindobona)

The works council tries to put pressure on Austrian Airline´s management, which may lease pilots of other airlines. The works council warns of a “mass exit”.

AUA Considers Leasing Pilots / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Alf van Beem, CC0

Time pressure on AUA´s management grows, as the next deadline expires. By April 5, the supervisory board should decide on the transfer of undertakings: AUA´s more expensive collective agreements should be replaced by those of the own subsidiary Tyrolean. Tyrolean´s pilots have substantially lower salaries, less severance payments and no automatic salary increase. For Karl Minhard,…