Tag: Strikes

Ryanair Cancels 190 Flights Grounding 30,000 Passengers on Friday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has cancelled 190 of its 2,400 scheduled flights (8%) on Friday blaming strikes by cabin crew based in Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy and Germany. Although the company has not revealed which flights had been cancelled in particular, travelling plans of 30,000 passengers have been affected. Therefore, the airline said all the passengers […]

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 […]

Delays Expected at Australia’s Airports as Staff Continue To Strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Travellers are being urged to brace for delays at Australia’s major airports today, as strikes by immigration and border protection staff resume. Community and Public Sector Union members are continuing their long-running fight over pay and conditions with 24-hour strikes at some international airports now in place. According to the union, the walk offs began […]

Strikes Expected at German Airports on Wednesday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Passengers should expect delays and cancellations at several airports in Germany on Wednesday due to planned strikes, including at the two largest airports in Frankfurt and Munich. Verdi, a large trade union, is encouraging employees at the airports in Frankfurt / Main, Munich, Dusseldorf, Cologne / Bonn, Dortmund and Hanover to start the strike at […]