Tag: ATC strike

Alitalia Prepares for ATC and Unions Strikes on Sunday

Reading Time: 1 minute Alitalia said it has rebooked 80% of passengers that would be affected by industrial actions called for Sunday, May 28, by unions representing air traffic controllers (ATCs) and various trade unions representing Alitalia staff. The ATC strike is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. that day and the Alitalia unions (CUB Trasporti, USB, Confael and Assovolo) strike […]

Ryanair Calls On To Prevent French ATC Strikes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, called on the French Government and European Commission to take immediate action to prevent the skies over Europe being closed yet again by French ATC unions. Ryanair regrets that it has been forced to cancel 45 flights on Monday (6 Mar) to/from/over France, with further cancellations possible and delays likely […]

A4E: Air Traffic Control Strikes Cost EU €12 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute A4E has released an updated version of a PwC study on the economic impact of air traffic control strikes in Europe. Now including the 2016 figures, the analysis reveals that since 2010 the overall impact of strikes have cost €12 billion to the EU economy, associated with more than 140,000 jobs. Since 2010, there have […]

12th French Act Strike in 13 Weeks to Disrupt Millions of Passengers

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Monday Ryanair called again on the European Commission to prevent the skies over Europe being closed yet again by French ATC unions. Ryanair regrets that it has been forced to cancel 166 flights on Tuesday (28 June), to/from and over France, in what will be the 52nd French strike since 2009, and 12th in […]

The 9th French Air Traffic Controllers Strike in the Past 10 weeks

Reading Time: 1 minute European carriers are bracing for further disruption, as France’s air traffic controllers plan another walkout which threatens to be the worst of 2016. Eurocontrol is warning that French air traffic control (ATC) could be affected by a French public services strike from 0400UTC on June 2 until 0400UTC on June 3. This will be immediately […]