Iberia A330-200 Barcelona-El Prat Intl. Airport Iberia 

Iberia will have workers strike in late December

Workers of the Spanish airline in Barcelona will paralyze their tasks for four hours between the 21st and the 24th of this month. Numerous Iberia workers who work at Barcelona-El Prat International Airport have called a strike for December 21, 22, 23 and 24, where they will paralyze all their activities for a period of 4 hours in different time zones of each day. The reason for the strike is based on the “lack of dialogue” on the part of the airline, according to UGT, the majority union. The workers…

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Ryanair could have its first pilot strike

A group of Italian pilots intends to strike next week. The low-cost airline Ryanair could face the first pilot strike in its history. A group of Italian pilots belonging to ANPAC, an Italian union not recognized by the company, plans to strike on Friday, December 15, stopping their activities for four hours. The strike would take place between 14 and 18 hours and its main reasons are the claims for better conditions and a review of the collective bargaining system of Ryanair. For its part, Ryanair has stated that the union,…

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Cancellations are expected by strike of French air traffic controllers

The strike will take place between Wednesday and Friday. The strike began at 18:00 on Wednesday, November 15, local time, and will continue until 05:00 on Friday, November 17th. The reason for the strike is to protest against the changes of President Emmanuel Macron to the labor laws of the country. Airlines have warned that flights to and from France, and those traveling through French airspace, could be affected. The low cost airline Ryanair reported that it has canceled a small number of flights.”We regret to advise customers that due to…

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Avianca pilots end strike of 51 days

Employees request fairer wages and reduction of working hours. On November 9 ended the strike by the pilots of the Colombian airline Avianca, which lasted 51 days, being the longest in the history of commercial aviation and affecting more than 30,000 passengers belonging to more than 10,000 canceled flights. The fundamental reasons that motivated the pilots to carry out the strike are the reduction of the working hours of 40 monthly hours and an increase of the salary by 50% to reach the values that receive pilots from other countries…

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