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Iceland: Dispatchers could strike

International flights to and from Iceland could be majorly affected by possible industrial action by airline dispatchers, warns their union leader.


Twelve Icelandair dispatchers are in a pay and conditions dispute with the airline. The last talks took place a week ago, and no further meeting has been called.


“If the dispute drags on, it is more likely than not that action will be taken to force a deal,” says Head of the Icelandic Airline Dispatchers Association Karl Friðriksson. Should it come to a full strike, this could have a considerable impact on Icelandair international services.

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