Airline Strikes News

Lufthansa strike to continue into weekend

Lufthansa strike to continue into weekend

25th Nov 2016 Airline News

As the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced a continuation of their strike for Saturday, Lufthansa has put a special flight schedule into effect. On LH.com, passengers can verify whether their flight will be operating as scheduled. The strikes will affect all long-haul flights operated by Lufthansa.

New Lufthansa strike announced

New Lufthansa strike announced

23rd Nov 2016 Airline News

Lufthansa pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced an additional strike today. In a move branded “incomprehensible” by the airline, the latest strike was revealed as pilots walked out yesterday, causing the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights. “Once more, they are inflicting extensive damage on our company and especially on our customers,” said Lufthansa in a statement.

Strike threat looms over Air France

Strike threat looms over Air France

19th Jul 2011 Airline News

Unions representing cabin crew at Air France have called for a four-day strike at the end of July, threatening to disrupt the travel of thousands of passengers during peak season. Representatives of seven unions - including the powerful CGT and CFDT – called for a walkout from July 29th until August 1st.

UK airport strike latest

UK airport strike latest

Britain’s main airports have reported no serious delays despite a walkout by UK Border Agency staff. Heathrow and Gatwick said passport control queues were hitting Home Office targets. Operators reported that passengers were being moved through largely on schedule as UKBA brings in contingency plans.

UK prepares for travel gridlock as strikes loom

UK prepares for travel gridlock as strikes loom

29th Jun 2011 Airline News Tourism News

British prime minister David Cameron has joined the chorus of criticism over industrial action that is expected to bring the UK to a standstill on Thursday. He told the Commons there was no case for strikes, as government plans were “fair to taxpayers” and the public sector.