All posts tagged "strike"

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    European Air Traffic Controllers Call Off Thursday Strike

    The ATCEUC, the air traffic controllers union in Europe, has called off a strike planned for this Thursday, 10th October, after the European Commission signalled its willingness to renegotiate plans to liberalise civil airspace.  The union has said it opposed the commission’s plans to set “unrealistic” targets for air traffic management by...

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    Strike Cancels All But 32 Lufthansa Flights Today

    Due to a strike by the ver.di trade union, nearly all Lufthansa flights within Germany and Europe have been cancelled today. Only a select few short-haul flights are operating, such as in Berlin, where strike actions should end by 2.30pm CET. In all, only 20 of the 1,650 planned Lufthansa short-haul flights...

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    Lufthansa Cancels Over 500 Flights

    Lufthansa cancelled over 500 flights today, including much of the morning’s domestic and European flight schedule, due to strikes by ground staff at airports across Germany. The walkouts started today (Thursday 21st March) at 03.00 GMT and continued until late morning. The Verdi union and Lufthansa are to meet tomorrow (Friday) to...

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    Frankfurt Airport Strike Continues to Friday

    The German union for air traffic workers, GdF, has extended its strike action until 11.00pm on Friday 24th February. Due to the strike, flight cancellations and delays are likely to occur at Frankfurt Airport. Lufthansa cancelled 200 flights yesterday and expects to cancel a further 160 today. Passengers are being offered refunds...

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    DFA Updates Travel Advice on Nigeria

    The Department of Foreign Affairs, which updated its travel advice on Friday to advise Irish citizens against all non-essential travel to Nigeria, says: “The security situation in Nigeria, and in Northern Nigeria in particular, is unpredictable and in recent weeks there has been a significant increase in inter-communal clashes, terrorist attacks and...