Tag: Air traffic controllers strike

European ATC Strikes Hit 1 Million Minutes of Delay in 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) condemned the effects of air traffic controller strikes, which have caused 1 million minutes of delay across Europe this year, and called for governments to take steps to ensure service continuity in the face of industrial action. “The current frequency of disputes is totally unacceptable. European air travelers have […]

Football Fans Warned of Further Air Traffic Control Strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than 100 flights will be cancelled and many others delayed according to Airlines for Europe (A4E), a lobby group representing carriers such as easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways’ parent company IAG. The industrial action will disrupt flights operating to or from France, or over French airspace. It is the 50th strike by French ATCs […]