Qantas reaches contract deal with int’l cabin crew

written by australianaviation.com.au | April 2, 2013

Qantas has reached a new enterprise bargaining agreement with its international cabin crew.

The airline did not disclose details of the three-and-a-half year deal but said Qantas continues to offer “very competitive pay and employment conditions.”

The deal was signed with the Flight Attendants Association of Australia – International Division, which represents 3,400 customer service managers, customer service supervisors and flight attendants. Qantas said 85 per cent of the union’s members voted in favour of the deal.

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“Qantas is a great employer and we continue to offer excellent opportunities, pay and conditions for our employees,” Qantas International CEO Simon Hickey said. “Our cabin crew play a vital safety and customer service role for our passengers during every single flight and we are extremely proud of the work that they do. We have been able to negotiate a good outcome with the FAAA.”

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