(26 Apr 2021)
The Finnish Air Line Pilots’ Association and Service
Sector Employers Palta have signed an agreement on a new, 3.5-year
collective labour agreement for Finnair pilots.
The new CLA is in force until 30 September 2024
and encompasses several important structural changes which include moving from a service year-based salary structure to
a vacancy-based salary structure. It also includes measures that enable balancing
the seasonality of air traffic more effectively.
new collective labour agreement our pilots demonstrate their
willingness to contribute constructively to Finnair’s rebuild
phase in the middle of the largest crisis in the history of
aviation,” said Johanna Karppi, Senior Vice President, Human
Resources, Finnair. “I am happy that we have together been able to
agree on solutions that support Finnair’s competitiveness while
ensuring Finnair is a good employer for Finnish pilots also in the
future. The long agreement period brings us predictability and
supports the long-term efforts in building Finnair’s future.”
Pasi Vuorio, Negotiations Director at Palta, said,
“The agreement is a balanced entity, taking into account the
challenging situation the company is facing amidst the pandemic.
Thanks are also due to the negotiating team of the pilots.”
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