Strike News

No Spanish air traffic strike in August

No Spanish air traffic strike in August

11 August 2010 Airline News

Passenger fears over a potential strike by Spanish air traffic controllers have been –temporarily – allayed following a USCA announcement. However, the threat of industrial action in the post-holiday season remains, as the Spanish government battles to cut costs in the face of a spiralling deficit.

Spanish air traffic controllers vote to strike

Spanish air traffic controllers vote to strike

4 August 2010 Airline News

In a move which could cause chaos over the peak summer season, members of the Spanish Union of Air Traffic Controllers have voted to strike over proposals to reduce pay. Reports of controllers earning nearly €1m caused a scandal earlier this year, as Spain introduces austerity measures to cut the national deficit.

BA/Unite talks end without agreement

BA/Unite talks end without agreement

2 August 2010 Airline News

ACAS hosted talks between British Airways and Unite aimed at ended the industrial dispute between the two sides have ended without agreement in London. However, hopes of a potential deal were raised, with the two sides agreeing to meet again next week.

Further Greek woe as terrorists threaten tourism

2 August 2010 Tourism News

As Greek national finances continue to recover after the financial storm, the tourism industry is coming under fresh pressure from a terrorist group called Sect of Revolutionaries. With strikes also sweeping the country, tour operators have begun cutting prices in a last ditch effort to attract visitors.