Nigerian Air traffic controllers may begin strike tomorrow
Members of the Nigerian Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) may embark on strike tomorrow to protest the spate of failures of navigation equipment within the Nigeria’s airspace.
A statement signed and issued by the President and General Secretary, Victor Egaru and Olawode Banji, respectively, they described as disheartening, how the collapse of navigation equipments like the CNS/ATM in the last two months has increased the workload of both ATCs and Pilots.
Cathay pilots' work-to-rule protest 'causing flight cancellations and delays'
Cathay Pacific bosses say pilots engaged in a work-to-rule campaign are forcing flight cancellations and delays by taking sick days in unusually high numbers, which the airline has dubbed "tactical sickness".
In a strongly worded memo, flight operations director Captain Richard Hall told cockpit crew that high sickness levels ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday suggested the industrial action was "morphing into something else".
Threat of Easter walkout at Dundee Airport
Strikes could see Dundee Airport grind to a halt over Easter in a dispute over pay.
Prospect Union will hold a ballot early next month that could see security staff strike at Dundee, Inverness and many smaller airports.
The staff work for AMSL which is now part of Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd and want wage parity with other HIAL staff.
Easter strike threat at Sumburgh Airport
FLIGHTS in and out of Sumburgh and other airports across the region face disruption this Easter after security staff announced plans to ballot on strike action.
Members of the Prospect union said they had run out of patience with management at Scottish government-owned Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd after five years of failed negotiations on equal terms and conditions.
Around 160 employees will ballot on industrial action next week, with a work to rule starting as early as the first weekend of April, which is Easter.
Sun Country pilots authorize strike action
Sun Country Airlines pilots have voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike if they can't reach a federally-mediated contract agreement with management.
The Air Line Pilots Association says 100 percent of Sun Country pilots voting on the strike agree to authorization. That includes 209 pilots.
Swedish cabin crew plan 'sympathy' walkout
The Swedish Pilot’s Union has pledged to mount a sympathy strike in support of staff working for budget airline Norwegian, if a planned walkout goes ahead over the border this Sunday.
The Swedish union on Tuesday said its staff would strike on March 4th if Norwegian pilots stayed away from work this Sunday.
Norwegian faces first ever pilot strike
Norwegian Air Shuttle could see its first ever strike by pilots on Sunday, if it fails to end more than three months of fruitless negotiations and strike a deal with unions.
Halvor Vatnar, leader of the Norwegian Pilot Union, said that he did not believe that the company’s chief executive Bjørn Kjos had any intention of meeting his members half way.
UPDATE: Possible Strike by Norwegian Pilots from Saturday February 28th
SAS strike cancels Copenhagen flights
In their third strike in eight months, SAS baggage workers walked off the job at Copenhagen Airport on Tuesday. Although they returned after less than two hours, delays and cancellations are expected throughout the rest of the day.
Flights cancelled as air traffic strike in Italy looms
AAI employees to go on strike against airport privatisation
Employees union of state-run airports on Monday called an all-India strike on March 11 to protest against the Government's move to hand over airports, in which it has already invested Rs 5,000 crore public money, to private operators.
The decision to strike work was taken at a meeting of the joint forum of Airports Authority of India (AAI) associations and unions held last Friday, Airports Authority Employees Union General Secretary and Joint Form member Balraj Singh Ahlawat said in a letter to the Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Monday.
Delays, flight disruption as Paris airport workers strike
Paris airport workers were due to go on strike Thursday to protest a salary freeze, in a work stoppage that will lead to delays and flight disruption.
Pilots' Union Calls Two Day Strike At Germanwings
Security personnel at 3 German airports to go on strike
Spanish airport operator unions call 25-day strike from IPO debut
Labour unions at Spanish airport operator Aena (IPO-AENA.MC) have called a 25-day strike from Feb. 11, the day the state will list 49 percent of the company on the stock market in its biggest privatisation in 18 years.
Strike days will be taken between Feb. 11 and Aug. 25, a union source told Reuters on Thursday.
Industrial action, called by Aena workers' two main unions to protest the privatisation, will hit maintenance, power and fire fighting services, among other key airport areas, the source said.
One-Day Strikes Planned for Duesseldorf, Cologne Airports
Germany's ver.di trade union says private security personnel at the country's Duesseldorf and Cologne-Bonn airports will stage a one-day warning strike Thursday in an ongoing dispute over wages.
Italian strike set to disrupt flights