All posts tagged "Strikes"

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    Ryanair Facing Strikes in Ireland, the UK, Spain and Portugal

    Ryanair is facing flight crew strikes in Ireland, the UK, Spain and Portugal. Irish pilots who re...

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    Iberia Unions to Agree Deal?

    Leaders of the main unions representing Iberia ground staff are expected to agree to a deal today (Tuesday) to end industrial action. They said yesterday that they had agreed in principle to accept proposals put forward by a Spanish Government-appointed mediator and they were confident they would be passed at a union...

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    Iberia Cancels 1,370 Flights as Strikes Resume

    Iberia is cancelling some 1,370 flights this week as workers began a second round of strikes yesterday (Monday 4th March) to protest against the loss-making company’s plans to lay off almost a fifth of its workforce. The Spanish Government has ordered that a minimum amount of services should remain, meaning 85% of...

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    Strikes Threaten EasyJet Flights to Portugal and France

    EasyJet ground handling staff in Faro and Oporto in Portugal are threatening to walk out on Wednesday 15th and Friday 17th August, while easyJet pilots in France are planning action on 15th, 17th and 19th August. EasyJet said it hopes any disruption in Portugal will be limited and said the French strikes...

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    Stansted Airport Strikes Back On

    Ground staff at London Stansted Airport could be on strike tomorrow – and on six other days up to 6th June. The GMB union, which represents ground staff employed by Swissport at the airport, has given notice of strike action “following the breakdown of talks to resolve a dispute over rosters”. GMB...

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    Iberia Facing More Strikes

    The SEPLA pilots union has informed Iberia’s management that it plans to stage two new strikes next month, on 9th and 11th January in protest at the creation of the new Iberia Express subsidiary. Iberia cancelled many flights in response to yesterday’s strike but at 18.00 announced: “More than 50% of the...