“The Government does not negotiate, it is the TAP
administration that negotiates, but the Government will continue to explain and
raise awareness of the importance of us all being firm in implementing the
restructuring plan on which the survival of the airline where they work depends,”
said Pedro Nuno Santos.
For the government official, TAP “is not in a financial
situation to allow it to reverse the cuts that were fundamental and that are
fundamental to sustain the recovery of the company”.
Last Sunday, TAP announced that it will reduce by 10% the
cut that pilots have suffered in salaries and increase the level from which it
will apply reductions in the salaries of other workers.
On Monday, the Civil Aviation Pilots Union (SPAC) accused
TAP of "manipulation and propaganda" and guaranteed that it would
activate "all legal mechanisms" to contest what they say is
“We hope that we can have social peace at TAP, which the
airline needs and which the country deserves,” said Pedro Nuno Santos,
recalling that “the Portuguese made a massive investment to save an airline
that is very important for the economy national".