The cabin crew of Air Europa demand not to spend the night in Venezuela

Passenger cabin crew (TCP) Air Europa ask the company to study alternative formulas to avoid overnight stays in Venezuela because of the «situation of insecurity in the country.»

Workers want to avoid the risk of personal altercations in transfers from the airport to hotel establishments and vice versa, as noted by CC.OO. it’s a statement.

In May 2016, the Trade Union Section of CCOO-Air Europa initiated a complaint procedure before the Labor Inspectorate in Madrid, which exposed the «risk» to which its workers were subjected due to political, economic and social uncertainty. the Latin country at that time due to shortages, having requested on numerous occasions the guarantees of safeguarding and integrity of the crew, including the study of the possibility of staying overnight outside the country.

The CC.OO union considers that today the company has not provided the legal representation of the workers with any specific action protocol related to the safety of workers or the lines of recommendations for application in case of violent situations.

The airline Iberia announced a few days ago that its crews would not spend the night in Caracas, until the situation in the country was stable enough to guarantee the safety of its crews.