Anti-Human Trafficking

Anti-Human Trafficking

Human trafficking – additionally known as trafficking inindividuals – is a global criminal enterprise second only to the trafficking ofdrugs and tantamount to modern-day slavery. Victims and perpetrators cansometimes make use of business passenger flights.

All airlines are committed to respecting human rights, whichincludes preventing illegal human trafficking and child exploitation. As anoutstanding part of the global travel industry, we conduct our business in amanner that protects human rights and the rights of children inside our sphereof influence. We've got followed a responsible place of work practices andendeavour to conduct our business operations free from complicity in humanrights abuses.

Airlines provided initial and recurrent humantrafficking awareness training to our flight attendants for numerous years.Airlines additionally give anti-trafficking training to crew members withrelevant purchasing responsibilities, which include training teams that conducton-site visits to airlines worldwide providers to learn how to understand signsof human trafficking & what action they should take when they suspect humantrafficking.

HowShould Cabin Team Members Respond to Trafficking in Individuals?

Cabin team individuals are in a unique situationin which they can examine passengers over a sure period, allowing them to usetheir observation skills to identify a potential victim of trafficking. Cabinteam training already encompasses reactions expected of team individuals innumerous kinds of conditions, from emergency conditions to security threats,and the right responses expected from them. If cabin crew individuals suspect acase of trafficking in individuals on board, a proper assessment of thesituation is necessary earlier than any response can be initiated. Cabin teamindividuals should be looking for certain key signs that may be present withinthe cabin environment which can assist cabin crew individuals with that assessment,which includes: passengers who avoid eye contact and social interaction, whoaren't on top of things of their travel documents, or who aren't carryingsuitable clothing for their destination.