Flight Delays

Ryanair strikes to affect business travellers and holiday-makers across Europe this month

Following a long running feud between Ryanair staff and management at the airline, cabin crew and ground staff across Europe have announced they will hold a 48-hour strike later this month, potentially resulting in the delay or cancellation of thousands of flights. Employees in Spain, Italy, Portugal and Belgium will strike on July 25th and 26th unless their demands are met and a deal is reached.

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French ATC strikes set to disrupt European flights tomorrow

Airlines are warning of disruption due to a strike by French air traffic controllers tomorrow (Tuesday 22 May). The action, part of a wider general strike across the country, is set to affect flights to and from France and to other destinations using French air space.  British Airways said if the threatened strike goes ahead it would be forced to cancel some flights.

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Strike Action to Disrupt Travel Tomorrow - Germany

A German public sector strike has been declared for Tuesday 10 April. ABTA released the following advice earlier today:
 
We understand that this strike action will extend to airports across Germany. Labour union Verdi, which is asking for a pay-rise for various public sector roles, has said flight disruption is likely with ground staff and some fire services staff predicted to be on strike at Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and Bremen airports.
 
Disruption is anticipated throughout tomorrow, with airports warning of expected longer waiting during the entire day.

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