Aviation workers are at the frontline of a sector in crisis and deserve better.

Our aviation industry has been put under critical strain throughout the COVID pandemic.

Almost 10,000 workers in aviation lost their job during the peak of the pandemic and now as the sector rebuilds worker shortages mean chaos for the travelling public and staff alike.  

To Keep Australia Flying the Federal Government must act urgently to support airlines workers.

Aviation workers have been dealt a bad deal for far too long. We demand good jobs, good wages and good work.

We need action now from Government and industry to support airline workers who get the travelling public where they need to go safely.


Keep Australia Flying Report

To better understand the real life impact COVID-19 has had on the aviation industry, the Australian Services Union surveyed a total of 563 aviation workers about their experience in the industry during COVID-19. The findings have been put into a report which examines the effects on the people who work for airlines or in ground handling.

Download the report to learn about what they said about the impact on COVID-19 on their work.

Click to download the report

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Join the ASU

The ASU is one of the biggest Australian unions covering airline industry workers.

We work hard every day to stand up for and support our members. The ASU has been a critical part of the COVID-19 recovery process for aviation, working constructively with the industry to find solutions where the government has been missing. Join our union to have your voice heard and be represented as we rebuild our aviation sector and find a COVID normal for all airlines workers.

If you work in airlines or aviation, the ASU is the union for you.

Join the ASU, the union for airlines workers now!

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For aviation workers, contact your Australian Services Union State or Territory Branch:

Queensland Together Branch:
1800 177 244
members@together.org.au
The Services Union Queensland:
(07) 3010 4498
general@theservicesunion.com.au
United Services Union:
(02) 9265 8211
united@usu.org.au
ASU NSW & ACT Services:
(02) 9310 4000
info@asu.org.au

ASU SA & NT:
(08) 8363 1322
union@asu-sant.asn.au
ASU Victorian Private Sector:
(03) 9342 3300
info@asupsvic.org
ASU Victorian & Tasmanian Authorities and Services: 
1300 855 570
info@asuvictas.com.au
ASU WA: 
member.service@asuwa.org

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0409 059 617

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