The strikes of union members of the French Air Traffic Control seem never-ending. After the strike of last Thursday, January 9 2020, another strike was called for starting yesterday at 17.00, lasting until Friday, January 17.
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New strike of French Air Traffic Control from January 13 until January 17
British airline Flybe in financial trouble
Large British airline Flybe seems to be in financial trouble as reported by Sky News, whom obtained this knowledge from anonymous sources within the company. According to the news channel, Flybe is on the brink of a collapse and requested emergency funding from the British government.
Air Traffic Control strike in France disrupts flights in December
December 5, 6 and 7 was marked by strikes of French Air Traffic Control, causing disruptions on flights from, to and over France. Thousands of passengers were affected by the strikes. On December 10, unions representing the air traffic controllers went on strike again. It seems we are nowhere near the end of the strikes this month.
Strike of French Air Traffic Control affects flights this week
Another French Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike is upon us. Between December 4 and 8, several members of the ATC are going on strike. This will affect flights from, to and over France. Are you going to fly this week and is the strike affecting your travel plans? In that case, you have rights.
British Airways wage dispute with pilot union resolved
After suffering by three strike dates in September, British Airways reached an agreement with The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA). The pilots will receive a pay rise of 11.5 percent over the course of three years.
National strike in Italy on Monday November 25
A national strike is taking place on Monday, November 25 in Italy. The strike is set to take place exactly one month after the last nationwide strike of October 25. Travel disruptance is expected on flights from and to Italy.
Large technical issue causes delays and cancellations with British Airways
A large technical issue in the systems of British Airways has led to long delays and several cancellations on long distance flights. Thousands of passengers are affected by, what seems to be, the effects of a power issue.
Boeing 737 MAX should be airborne again in January 2020
According to the American airplane manufacturer Boeing, the disputed Boeing 737 MAX should return to service safely in January 2020. The definitive return of the plane is still in the hands of the American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Poor hygiene with European budget airlines causes health risks
Research by British consumerorganisation Which, shows that Ryanair, Wizz Air and Vueling have the filthiest cabins of commercial airlines. Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines and Emirates on the other hand, are praised for their clean cabins.
Cabin crew of Lufthansa goes on strike November 7 and 8
The German air union UFO reached out to its members calling for a strike this Thursday and Friday, November 7 and 8. The management of Lufthansa is considering legal actions to stop the strike from happening.