Category: Worldwide

  • CSL And Crew Rest Seat Reduction on 777M Aircraft Failure To Agree
    Date: 18 Oct 2019

    Most Worldwide crew will by now will have read the CC News article that introduces the 777M variant.The main headlines are that First has been reduced to 8 seats, an increase of one seat in Club to 49 with the introduction of the new Club Suite,  and 4 seats abreast in World Traveller.What you may not

  • New Voluntary Working Scheme
    Date: 20 Jun 2019

    Dear Members, Below is a joint communication detailing the new ‘Voluntary Working Scheme”, which has  been agreed between BASSA and IFCE and communicated on ESS. This replaces the Willing to Work process. As you are all aware, BASSA have never been advocates of  ‘ Willing to Work,’ due to there never being an agreed process in place. Thanks to the

  • Disruption Agreement In Place
    Date: 02 Jun 2019

    Further to our earlier communication the Worldwide Disruption Agreement has now been implemented. Please refer to section 20 of the Worldwide Agreement to see how this may effect you. You can access the agreement online on the website or BASSA App.  The Disruption Agreement will remain in place until midnight on Monday. Once again we

  • Crew Baggage Clarification
    Date: 07 May 2019

    In the our recent email “Cabin Crew Baggage” we highlighted the importance of not exceeding a suitcase weight of 23kg.  Some members have pointed out that the maximum weight permitted is actually 25kg (OMA 8.4.4.g)  Some years ago Unite introduced a voluntary practice of a maximum weight of 23kg to protect the health and safety

  • What Your Colleagues Are Saying About Eurofleet
    Date: 06 May 2019

    Last week saw the transfer list for Worldwide to Eurofleet re-open in accordance with the Settlement Agreement. There has been a lively discussion on Facebook about life on Eurofleet, both good and bad..but overall the comments are pretty positive whether from ex Eurofleet crew now on Worldwide, or current Eurofleet crew. It seems like quite a

  • Main Crew Opportunity to Transfer to Eurofleet
    Date: 06 May 2019

    Our recent communication about an opportunity for main crew to transfer to Eurofleet has seen a lot of interest and speculation on Facebook. Thank you also to the members that have taken the time to come and speak to Eurofleet Reps in the T5 Office. We thought it would be helpful to interview two ex Worldwide

  • Crew Baggage
    Date: 30 Apr 2019

    A reminder:  As we are experiencing issues with crew baggage downroute at certain destinations, it would be fair and reasonable to expect that as crew we don’t exceed the allowable weight of 23 kg. We are asking the drivers to do their job, which apart from a few hiccups, are satisfactory. So we are politely reminding

  • Worldwide to Eurofleet Transfer Opportunity (Main Crew)
    Date: 24 Apr 2019

    After requests from BASSA, British Airways have opened a new transfer list from Worldwide to Eurofleet. Please check your BA inbox. It is important for this to be opened as it is part of the 2011 Settlement Agreement. Any transfers will be on a one for one basis.  Next week we plan to send Worldwide

  • DEL LHR Temp Arrangement
    Date: 15 Apr 2019

    DEL LHR TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT. It has now been confirmed that the Pakistan normal airspace will remain closed until further notice. As a result IFCE and BASSA have agreed that an owed MBT will be applied to those crew who have operated from DEL-LHR from the start of S19 schedule (Sunday 30th March.) This is a temporary

  • When Is A CSL Not A CSL?
    Date: 01 Mar 2019

    When Is A CSL Not A CSL?  The additional CSL trial has commenced. However due to a scheduling error, the DEL flight will not have the additional CSL until your April rosters. The company have drawn up the additional CSL Matrix, hence BASSA took it as read that there would be fixed CSL working positions