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Air traffic to/from/over France highly affected as major strike action against pension reforms continue

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Passengers travelling to, from or over France are up for another day of disruptions as strike actions against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms continue.  A...

Air traffic to/from/over France highly affected as major strike action against pension reforms continue

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France is up for another day of disruptions as its citizens are protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's planned pension reforms. The French civil aviation...

Finnair to cancel flights from Monday Nov 25 due to industrial action related to the Finnish postal service labour dispute

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The Finnish aviation labour union, IAU, has informed Finnair of a support strike for Monday, November 25, related to the ongoing labour dispute at...

Lufthansa activates special flight schedule for Thursday & Friday 7-8 November after cancelling 1300 flights

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Thursday, 7 November, 2,300 of 3,000 planned Lufthansa Group flights will operate Friday, 8 November, 2,400 out of 3,000 planned Lufthansa Group flights...

National strike to affect flights to and from Italy on 25 October (between 13:00 and 17:00)

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A national strike - and a few local strikes - are planned in Italy on 25 October, the strikes will also affect air traffic:...

British Airways again cancels most flights on 27 September

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British Airways warns that it will have to cancel almost all its flights again on 27 September due to a pilot strike. Since yesterday, the...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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