Strike Actions

[Update] French national strike (22 March 2018) and Air France strike (23 March 2018)

A national strike in France -and the first air traffic control strike of this year- is causing extensive flight delays and cancellations, the impact...

Ryanair calls (again) on French Government and European Commission to prevent French ATC strike

RYANAIR CALLS ON FRENCH GOVT & EU COMMISSION TO PREVENT FRENCH ATC UNIONS HOLDING CUSTOMERS TO RANSOM Ryanair today (21 Mar) called on the French...

Air France pilots threaten with a strike after “disembarkation” of a captain

All Air France pilots' unions denounced Thursday the non-compliance by the management of a "fundamental rule" of civil aviation, which "for security reasons" entrusts...

19 December 2017: Limited railway strike and demonstration against pension reforms set to disrupt air traffic at Brussels Airport

The Belgian railway union CGSP Cheminots / ACOD Spoor is set to hold a limited strike on Tuesday 19 December. A national demonstration will...

Italian airport strikes set to cause ‘major disruption and delays’

Passengers travelling in and out of Italy are being warned of 'major disruption and delays' on 21 november 2017 due to industrial actions at...

Industrial action in France brings misery to passengers and airlines, says ERA

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is expressing significant concern regarding industrial action in France called by several air traffic controllers’ unions that sees air...

European passengers face seventh French ATC strike day this year: at least 1,000 flight cancellations

Airlines asked to reduce flight offerings by 30% Overflights to be heavily delayed – lengthy detours will disrupt flight schedules and crew rotations...

Air traffic control strike France: huge impact on flights

Many flights have been affected after the air traffic control strike that started yesterday evening and will continue until the morning of Wednesday 11...

Another air traffic control strike in France on 10 October

The French Civil Aviation Authority (Direction générale de l'aviation civile - DGAC) has issued a statement to inform passengers and airlines on an air traffic...

Ryanair pilots go on “white strike”, with big delays in perspective

The Ultimatum filed by the Ryanair pilots federation did not receive a response from management, thus the Irish airline's pilots decided to go on...

Passengers face new delays and at least 200 cancellations during latest Air Traffic Control strike in France

‐ Since 2004, two‐thirds of all European ATC strike days took place in France. ‐ ATC strikes in France decrease the connectivity of other Member States. ‐ Upcoming...

The French air traffic control strike is causing extensive flight delays

Today's nationwide general strike in France is causing extensive flight delays, especially in the Marseille air traffic control area. Delays of over 30 minutes...

Ryanair calls on Macron Government & EU Commission to prevent French ATC strikes, esp. on 12 September

 Ryanair today (11 Sep) called on the French Macron Government and European Commission to take immediate action to prevent the skies over Europe being...

A nationwide general strike has been announced to take place on 12th September 2017 in France

A nationwide general strike has been announced to take place on 12th September 2017 in France. Unless averted, flight delays and disruptions are to...

Aftermath of Swissport handlers strike at Brussels Airport: how to retrieve delayed baggage?

As a consequence of the strike of Swissport Belgium workers, approximately 17,000 pieces of baggage remained at Brussels Airport: half of them belong to...

Unite calls on British Airways to hammer out a deal to avoid more August strikes

A strike by British Airways’ mixed fleet cabin crew will stretch to the end of August unless the airline hammers out an agreement in...

Several transport sector strikes in Italy forces airlines to cancel flights

Due to a transport sector strike in Italy tomorrow 16 June (including a ground handling strike) several airlines are forced to cancel flights: Alitalia reported...

Friday morning work-to-rule strike of customs officers at Brussels and Charleroi Airport

This morning customs officers at Brussels Airport and Charleroi Airport conducted a work-to-rule strike. The action at Brussels Airport ended at 10:40 while the...

Walloon Minister Collin worries about threats of strikes in the airports of Liège & Charleroi

The Walloon Minister of Airport Policy René Collin strongly condemns the threats of socialist union CGSP strikes at regional airports for this Friday, at...

More than 500 flight cancellations expected during today’s Air Traffic Control Strike in Italy

- Four-hour strike will cause additional delays and extensive re-scheduling for passengers and airlines. - Passengers should sign A4E petition to call on European policy-makers...