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Airservices and Civil Air Australia union relationship strained further


The relationship between the Australian Air Navigation Services Provider (ANSP), Airservices Australia, and the air traffic controllers union, Civil Air Australia, has continued to decline over the past few months. The latest disagreement has centred on overtime: specifically who should determines what is a ‘reasonable’ amount of overtime and when it is reasonable to refuse an overtime request. [846 words]

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  • Overtime under contention
  • More unmonitored airspace
  • Airservices focuses on training over recruitment
  • Virgin slaps Airservices with a bill

Graphs and data:

  • Airspace closures & service reductions in Australian airspace: Aug-07 to Sep-08
  • Airservices Australia workforce age distribution
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