Taiwanese airline cabin crews strike

BEN MCGRATH | June 27, 2016

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Flight attendants from Taiwan’s flag carrier China Airlines (CAL) went on strike Friday over attacks on their working conditions. It was the first strike in the history of a Taiwanese airline. After just under five hours of talks between the company and the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU), the company supposedly agreed to the workers’ demands and the walk-out was called off. Strikers were set to return to work today.

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ARI (a CALC member company) is the first in Asia to provide turnkey solutions related to mid-to-late-life aircraft. It's comprehensive used aircraft solutions include sales and leaseback, trading of aircraft components, tear down and recycling, maintenance, repair and operation (“MRO”), aircraft conversion and more. Its aircraft recycling facility in Harbin, China, is the largest of its kind in the world. ARI fully acquired UAM in 2017 and created a global life cycle solutions platform.

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