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Swissport unions start “work-to-rule” actions at Brussels Airport from tomorrow

Six hours of social consultation on Monday evening at Brussels Airport's handling agent Swissport did not bring any positive results. According to the unions,...

35-hr French air traffic control strike begins tonight – More than 550 flights cancelled

35-hour national strike will disrupt ATC and other public sector services beginning 08 May at 17:00 UTC (19:00 local time) until 04:00 UTC...

Spanish union calls for strike at Air Nostrum during Easter travel season, affecting also Brussels Airlines’ flights

Spanish pilot's union Sepla has called for several 24-hr work stoppages for employees working at Air Nostrum starting Monday 15 April until Wednesday 24...

Wildcat strike of security staff at Brussels South Charleroi Airport

In the evening of 3 April, Brussels South Charleroi Airport's security personnel has staged a wildcat strike, causing long queues before the security zone....

Security agents could launch actions at Belgian airports as early as Saturday

The security agents could carry out actions in the different airports of Belgium as of Saturday, at the beginning of the Easter school holidays,...

No flights to/from Liège airport for hours this Wednesday night due to air traffic controller staff shortages

Due to staff shortages among air traffic controllers of skeyes, flights will not be able to land on or take off from Liege airport...

National general strike in Italy on 8 March; air travel might be disrupted

Tomorrow (8 March), a 24-hour national general strike is scheduled in Italy, seriously affecting the country's education and public transport sectors, including air and...

Details on TUI fly Belgium operations during the national strike of 13 February

Here is some additional information on the arrangements made by tour operator TUI and airline TUI fly Belgium following the national strike of tomorrow,...

Airlines for Europe (A4E) unhappy about yet another ATC strike, in Belgium for a change

400+ flights cancelled due to national Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike in Belgium tomorrow   At least 50,000 travellers to be impacted, damaging European...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: air traffic disallowed in Belgian airspace (below 24,500 feet)

skeyes, responsible for controlling the civil airspace from ground to 24,500 feet (about 7,500 metres) above Belgium and for the space between 14,500 and 24,500 feet above Luxembourg is forced to disallow...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: Brussels South Charleroi Airport closed

For the first time in twenty years, not one single aircraft will take off from Brussels South Charleroi Airport. Reason? A national strike will...

Air traffic disallowed during national strike of 13 February in Belgium

Important update 12 February 17:00 (UTC +1) https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous/strike-action/13-february-2019-national-strike-belgium/skeyes-air-traffic-disallowed-belgian-airspace-below-24500-feet/ Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: serious impact on air traffic

Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: Brussels Airlines cancels entire flight programme (except for some long-haul flights)

Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The...

National strike on 13 February in Belgium: TUI fly Belgium diverts flights to France and The Netherlands

Belgian trade unions have called a national strike on 13 February after disagreement on a framework wage agreement for the next two years. The...

Hundreds of flights across Italy to be impacted by national Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike tomorrow  

The first strike of the year follows 30 ATC strike days in 2018, with millions of travellers affected -  The strike will take place between...

Barcelona court rules that Ryanair does not have to pay EU261 compensation for internal strikes

Ryanair today (4 Oct) welcomed the Commercial Court of Barcelona’s recent ruling confirming that no EU261 compensation is due to customers whose flights are...

Ryanair rejects the Belgian CNE/LBC union claim that the cabin crew strike of 28 September will create chaos

Ryanair today (13th Sept) rejected "false" claims made by Belgian union CNE/LBC that strike action by its small minority of cabin crew on the...

Ryanair cancels 150 of its 400 German flights on 12 September due to pilot strike

All affected passengers have been e-mailed this morning The VC pilot union has called a surprise strike with just 24 hours’ notice in Germany on Wed, 12 Sep. While...

The biggest strike ever organised at Ryanair looms for 28 September

The biggest strike in Ryanair's history looms for the last week of September, said the various European unions that met in Rome on Friday. The...