Qantas Flights From LAX To Resume After Labor Dispute
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Qantas Airlines is flying again after a court ordered striking employees to get back to work.
The first flight took off from Sydney to Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday morning, but weekend flights from LAX were forced to stay on the ground.
Qantas’ CEO grounded the entire fleet Saturday to force the government to intervene.
The airline has been in a dispute with three trade unions since September. Union workers had been striking for weeks and Qantas was threatening to lock them out.
The airline hopes to return to a full schedule in the next 24 hours.
Two daily Air France flights out of LAX to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris have been canceled until Wednesday due to another labor issue.