During the Coronavirus crisis, airports may be closed and flights cancelled, but that doesn’t mean staff are doing nothing. In fact, thousands of furloughed airline and airport workers are playing an important role by becoming part of the huge volunteer taskforce assisting in helping to combat the pandemic. Thousands of Virgin and Easyjet staff have […]
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The dynamic nature of airports means that contractors, or short-term temporary staff, are commonplace. Whether contractors are employed to scale up the workforce to meet demand in peak periods or increase manpower to help with airport improvements or changes, contractors form part of the overall employment picture at airports. With so many contractors working airside, […]
High safety standards and an excellent safety culture hinge on open two-way communication between management and staff. Understanding how and when conversations about workplace health and safety should take place, and how often, is crucial for aviation businesses to ensure safe working environments in notoriously hazardous circumstances. Setting the scene for new starters When new […]
Despite aviation employers’ best efforts to create a good airside safety culture that protects staff against the hazards caused by weather, fire, foreign object debris, falls, chemicals and hazardous materials, accidents can, and do, still happen. When they do, protocols for internal procedures are usually initiated to determine what happened and understand how to prevent […]