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Immigration staff threaten 24 hour strike

Immigration staff threaten 24 hour strike

3 May 2012 Airline News

Immigration workers have threatened to stage a one-day strike next week which would cause huge disruption at UK airports, including Heathrow which has already been hit by massive delays at border control.

Public strike in Spain to disrupt transport

Public strike in Spain to disrupt transport

29 March 2012 Tourism News

A general strike has been called in Spain with warnings transportation in the country, including aviation, could be significantly disrupted. The strike may affect public transport as the two largest trade unions in the country walk out in protest over government austerity measures.

Leap year strike sees 131 flights cancelled at Iberia

Leap year strike sees 131 flights cancelled at Iberia

27 February 2012 Airline News

Spanish flag-carrier Iberia has been forced to cancel 131 flights on February 29th as pilots prepare to walk out on strike. Departures from across Spain and Europe have been cancelled as pilots continue to protest about the Spanish flag carrier’s plans to launch a new low-cost carrier.

Eurostar braced for Belgian strike

Eurostar braced for Belgian strike

27 January 2012 Rail & Coach News

A national strike is planned to take place in Belgium on Monday January 30th, which is expected to cause major disruption across the Belgian rail network. As a consequence, Eurostar services to and from Brussels will be unable to operate from 22:00 CET on January 29th to 22:00 CET on January 30th.

Iberia cancels flights as pilots strike

Iberia cancels flights as pilots strike

29 December 2011 Airline News

Spanish airline Iberia has been forced to cancel flights today as pilots walk out on strike. More than a third of its flights out of Spain were cancelled as staff walked out in a dispute over the creation of the new low-cost carrier Iberia Express.

Eurostar prepares for Belgian strike

Eurostar prepares for Belgian strike

21 December 2011 Rail & Coach News

A general strike is planned to take place across Belgium on Thursday December 22nd meaning that the Belgian rail network will be closed on this day. As a consequence, Eurostar will be unable to operate services to and from Brussels from 22:00 CET on December 21st to 22:00 CET on December 22nd the operator has warned.