The pivotal change for the worst started along time ago. The double standard and comparison between a major airline and a LCC. Wont be an airline profession left worth working for with peolpe willing to do the job for almost nothing. They are destroying their own future.
The Mechanics the only work group that are not willing to do the job for almost nothing, hence the situation we see today. Until some other work group, at any airline, takes their stand, they have nothing to complain about.