Category - Airline


Air France: ATC strike Sept 15

FRENCH AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS STRIKE ON SEPTEMBER 15   Updated on September 14, 2016 at 15h00 Paris local time   In the context of a national call for strike action on Thursday 15 September, the DGAC (French Civil Aviation Authority) has requested airlines to adapt their flight schedule to and from Paris airports.   The […]


Delta flights grounded after systems outage

US airline giant Delta has suspended departing flights worldwide after suffering a major system outage. “Customers should check the status of their flight before heading to the airport while the issue is being addressed,” the company tweeted. It said it was working to resolve the problem as soon as possible. Inbound flights en route are […]


Air France flights returned to near normal levels on Tuesday as the seven-day strike by air stewards drew to a close; however, unions have raised the prospect of further industrial action as early as next week. For more information on the strike, visit the Air France website Air France flights returned to near normal levels […]


Air Europa: update: strike called off for Jul 30 – Aug 2

Air Europa pilots call off four-day strike A last minute deal was struck on Tuesday night which led to pilots’ union Sepla calling off a four-day strike planned for one of the busiest holiday weekends.   The Spanish airline had been forced to cancel 114 flights during the strike period – 38 internal and 76 […]


Air France: cabin crew set to strike July 27 until Aug 2

AIR FRANCE cabin crew are set to begin a seven-day walkout next week, the busiest time of the year, after negotiations failed to find a solution to an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.   Following the breakdown of talks, members of two unions, the SNPNC-FO and UNSA-PNC, who represent nearly 50% of Air France’s […]


Southwest: computer outage causes delays/cancellations

CHICAGO — Due to a widespread computer outage, Southwest Airlines experienced massive delays on Tuesday, and almost all flights out of its Chicago hub were grounded, CBS Chicago reported.   Southwest Airlines flights across the country were held up Wednesday while the airline worked to fix technology problems.   Spokesman Brad Hawkins said Southwest began […]