Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 16 Sep 2019, 21:19

luchtzak wrote:
14 Sep 2019, 22:27
KLM ground staff will stage a four-hour strike at Amsterdam Schiphol next week. The date/timing is currently unknown.
Wednesday, 19 September.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 16 Sep 2019, 21:32

Oops! It's Wednesday, 18 September, of course!

KLM announcement, Amstelveen, 16 September 2019

Announced work interruption on Wednesday, September 18

FNV has announced that part of the ground staff will interrupt work on Wednesday, September 18, a.s from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. KLM does not consider this a good decision, not for its customers, not for its employees and not for KLM's reputation. KLM has made a fair final offer on wages and is prepared to continue to discuss substantive matters with the unions. In this final offer, KLM offers a structural wage increase of 7% with a collective agreement term of 2 years and 9 months. KLM has also made an alternative wage offer with a structural wage increase of 8.5% with an adjustment of the profit-sharing scheme. Striking does not change this final bid and for every 10 million euros that the work break costs, the average KLM employee pays 150 euros from his profit sharing.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 18 Sep 2019, 17:43

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BALPA pilots have given British Airways notice that they will strike on September 9th, 10th and 27th.
The pilots just called off the planned 27 September strike. But BA management already cancelled all flights. Will the company reinstate them?
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Ryanair communication:

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Post by sn26567 » 20 Sep 2019, 23:01

Ryanair pilots based in the UK have cancelled five days of strikes set for this month, as unions and the low-cost airline gear up for further talks.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 08 Oct 2019, 20:56

Alitalia pilots and flight attendants are preparing to strike on Wednesday, October 9th, but the disruption is expected to start from Tuesday evening. 200 flights (mainly domestic) have already been cancelled.

The strike called by the unions over the lack of clarity in the bailout of the airline. Methinks that the strike is unlikely to clarify the issue.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 21 Oct 2019, 22:47

Italian air traffic controllers and air transport sector strikes confirmed by some trade unions for Wednesday 25 October.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by luchtzak » 24 Oct 2019, 12:03

Strike in Italy, tomorrow 25 October in the afternoon.

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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 04 Nov 2019, 14:06

Lufthansa faces strike action on 7-8 November after a cabin crew union voted to escalate its conflict with Europe’s biggest airline group.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 06 Nov 2019, 14:12

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04 Nov 2019, 14:06
Lufthansa faces strike action on 7-8 November after a cabin crew union voted to escalate its conflict with Europe’s biggest airline group.
Lufthansa has invited representatives of three unions for talks on a wage dispute that threatens to ground the airline’s German fleet for 48 hours from late on 06 November 2019.

Will the strike go on? Wait and see..., but to be on the safe side, Lufthansa has already cancelled 1300 flights over the two days.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by Boeing767copilot » 06 Nov 2019, 17:11

According to FB page from Travel Magazine: SN will fly 2x BRU-FRA on thursday and friday.

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Post by sn26567 » 06 Nov 2019, 19:22

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06 Nov 2019, 17:11
According to FB page from Travel Magazine: SN will fly 2x BRU-FRA on Thursday and Friday.
SN1807 at 07:05 A320
SN1809 at 11:05 A320
(and LH1017 at 18:05, the only LH flight on Thursday)
(or LH2019 at 19:05, the only LH flight on Friday)
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by PttU » 07 Nov 2019, 07:51

sn26567 wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 19:22
Boeing767copilot wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 17:11
According to FB page from Travel Magazine: SN will fly 2x BRU-FRA on Thursday and Friday.
SN1807 at 07:05 A320
SN1809 at 11:05 A320
(and LH1017 at 18:05, the only LH flight on Thursday)
(or LH2019 at 19:05, the only LH flight on Friday)
For those two SN-flights, which flights are cancelled/delayed? Or where these planes otherwise just standing still at BRU?

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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 07 Nov 2019, 17:07

PttU wrote:
07 Nov 2019, 07:51
sn26567 wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 19:22
Boeing767copilot wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 17:11
According to FB page from Travel Magazine: SN will fly 2x BRU-FRA on Thursday and Friday.
SN1807 at 07:05 A320
SN1809 at 11:05 A320
(and LH1017 at 18:05, the only LH flight on Thursday)
(or LH2019 at 19:05, the only LH flight on Friday)
For those two SN-flights, which flights are cancelled/delayed? Or where these planes otherwise just standing still at BRU?
There are less flights during the winter schedule, thus planes are easily available.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by PttU » 08 Nov 2019, 07:10

sn26567 wrote:
07 Nov 2019, 17:07
PttU wrote:
07 Nov 2019, 07:51
sn26567 wrote:
06 Nov 2019, 19:22

SN1807 at 07:05 A320
SN1809 at 11:05 A320
(and LH1017 at 18:05, the only LH flight on Thursday)
(or LH2019 at 19:05, the only LH flight on Friday)
For those two SN-flights, which flights are cancelled/delayed? Or where these planes otherwise just standing still at BRU?
There are less flights during the winter schedule, thus planes are easily available.
Why don't they use those available planes in the winter schedule to (new) "business destinations" as often referred to on this forum? Especially the 07:05-slot would make a great option for business travellers, and I assume there will be room in the evening too.

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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by flightlover » 08 Nov 2019, 12:36

PttU wrote:
08 Nov 2019, 07:10
sn26567 wrote:
07 Nov 2019, 17:07
PttU wrote:
07 Nov 2019, 07:51


For those two SN-flights, which flights are cancelled/delayed? Or where these planes otherwise just standing still at BRU?
There are less flights during the winter schedule, thus planes are easily available.
Why don't they use those available planes in the winter schedule to (new) "business destinations" as often referred to on this forum? Especially the 07:05-slot would make a great option for business travellers, and I assume there will be room in the evening too.
Because it is also a very good moment to do some maintenance on the fleet that is impossible when all planes are flying at max operational capacity.

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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by sn26567 » 11 Nov 2019, 20:46

Air France ground crew will be joining other transport unions in nationwide strike action in France in December 2019, as unions called for ‘the blocking of all transport’.
sn26567 wrote:
04 Nov 2019, 14:06
Lufthansa faces strike action on 7-8 November after a cabin crew union voted to escalate its conflict with Europe’s biggest airline group.
Lufthansa cabin crew strike officially ended, although more strikes are expected in the near future if talks fail to yield a solution.
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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by Passenger » 14 Nov 2019, 16:08

South African Airways: full strik on Friday 15 Nov and Saturday 16 Nov:

https://www.flysaa.com/de-traveladvisory

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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by Passenger » 14 Nov 2019, 21:35

Reconfirmation and extra information by SAA:
http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/article/ ... o-go-ahead
Passengers will be assisted as follows:
If the customer no longer wishes to travel, the booking can be cancelled and a full refund, including taxes, will be offered;
Where possible, passengers will be rebooked onto flights operated by any of SAA’s Star Alliance partners to travel to their final destination with minimal disruption;
Passengers can be rebooked onto another South African Airways flight for any flight until October 31,2020 at no extra charge and subject to availability in the same booking class;
All tickets must be reissued on or before November 30, 2019;
SAA will not be able to provide any support for special service requests or unaccompanied minors during the industrial action; and
For up-to-date information please refer to the SAA website.
The above is true for domestic flights and for international flights from South Africa the European Union. For outgoing flights out of the European Union (i.e. LHR-JNB), EU-Rule 261/2004 applies. Hence assistance to stranded passengers ànd hotel accommodation if necessary.

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Re: Strikes worldwide (except Belgium) in 2019

Post by Passenger » 17 Nov 2019, 10:45

Passenger wrote:
14 Nov 2019, 21:35
Reconfirmation and extra information by SAA:
http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/article/ ... o-go-ahead
The strike continues, though some intertcontinental flights will operate today:
Johannesburg, 17 November 2019 - South African Airways (SAA) will reinstate international flights to seven international destinations from Sunday night – November 17 - and has advised passengers to report to their departure airport as normal when in possession of a rebooked itinerary. “On behalf of South African Airways, I wish to apologise to all our passengers for the inconvenience and frustration caused by the cancellation of flights as a result of ongoing industrial action by the South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa. Our passengers deserve a smooth and a convenient service when they fly with South African Airways,” said SAA Chief Commercial Officer, Philip Saunders.

SAA took a decision to reinstate international service on its route network after assessment of its personnel numbers who are available and willing to operate the flights. Whilst some employees are on strike and have elected to do so in exercising their rights, the airline has a duty to render services to its customers where it has employees who have elected to report for work. All employees have rights protected in law on both sides of the divide. “We hope all our customers understand that the cancellations were beyond our control. We pledged to rebook all passengers caught up in the flight cancellations. We are working hard towards this goal and we are pleased to resume flights to all our international destinations,” Saunders said.

The seven destinations are New York, Sao Paulo, Hong Kong, Perth, London, Frankfurt, and Washington. Flights will depart from OR Tambo International Airport. Customers are requested not to travel to their departure airport unless in possession of a rebooked itinerary. SAA has been working with its sister airline, Mango, to re-accommodate as many customers as possible travelling on domestic services. Depending on availability, customers traveling to regional destinations are being re-accommodated on Airlink, a partner airline of SAA, and other airlines where possible. Customers seeking a refund or wishing to rebook their travel on a future SAA service have until 30 November 2019 to finalise their arrangements.
ISSUED BY SAA
https://www.flysaa.com/about-us/leading ... s/newsroom
Remark: for outgoing passengers from the EU to South Africa, European legislation applies (EU Rule 261/2004). Example: assistance is compulsary, and a hotel must be provided when passengers are stranded. EU Rule 261/2004 does not apply for flights out of SA to Europe.

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