Tag: Firefighters

Minister Alghabra on the firefighting staffing shortage at the St. John’s International Airport

Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, issued the following statement about the shortage of firefighting staff at the St. John's International Airport: "On January 18, the St. John's International Airport announced that there are insufficient firefighting staff leve...

New firefighter apprentices make history at London Stansted

Two women are blazing a trail at London Stansted after becoming the first female firefighters to join the ranks of the airport’s fire and rescue service. Hannah Inggs and Amber Popham join Finn Edwards and Charlie Fry as the first intake of London Stansted’s newly created firefighter appre...

Shannon Airport invests in fire and rescue services and personnel

Shannon Airport has concluded an extensive firefighter recruitment drive, whilst also becoming the first Irish airport to take delivery of two new High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) fire tenders. The recruitment process saw 500 applicants contest for only 10 positions, with the new recruits now...

Fire and rescue staff join others in strikes at Heathrow Airport

Trade union Unite has announced that over 90 firefighters and fire and rescue staff will join other workers at Heathrow Airport in strike action over a pay dispute. Fire and rescue workers backed the industrial action by 97.6 per cent in a vote with a 90.2 per cent turnout, and will now join 4,0...

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