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Amsterdam: Schiphol: Rail service to, from airport will be reduced until Jan 21

LIMITED TRAINS TO/FROM SCHIPHOL DUE TO RAIL WORKS Rail manager ProRail will be working on the railways around Schiphol airport over the coming days, which means less train traffic to and from the airport. The rail works will take four days, starting on Thursday. On Thursday and Friday, trains from Amsterdam will still be able […]


Spain: Madrid-Barajas Int’l Airport: strike extended to January 21

Eulen security workers at Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas International Airport (MAD) plan to extend their partial strike from December 21, 2018, to January 21, 2019. Delays and longer waiting times are expected at security checkpoints throughout the duration of the strike. Possible flight disruptions cannot be ruled out. Advice Individuals traveling from, to, or via MAD […]


Germany: LH – Strike by security staff Jan 15

Deutsche Lufthansa AG will cancel at least 414 flights due to a strike on Tuesday by security staff at eight German airports, including the airline’s hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. The cancellations include 386 flights within Europe and 28 intercontinental services, Lufthansa said on Monday. Airport-security workers in Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Hanover, Bremen, Dresden, Leipzig/Halle […]


Frankfurt: Jan 15 strike planned by Verdi union

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German union Verdi on Friday said it was calling on security staff at Frankfurt airport to go on strike on Tuesday to put pressure on management in wage talks. Verdi said it was negotiating on behalf of 23,000 security workers in Germany. Wage talks are to resume on Jan. 23, it said. […]


Italy: strike update for January/February

Friday, January 11, 2019 Some ENAV airport personnel will be on strike for 4 hours, from 13:00 to 17:00. Please check with your ticket office whether this will affect your flight. Monday, January 28, 2019 Some Air Italy personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:01 to 24:00. Please check with your ticket […]


Sicily: Mt Etna: eruptions

Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna in Sicily, erupted on Monday, with officials reporting more than 130 earthquakes of up to 4.0 in magnitude. The Mount Etna observatory said lava had spewed from a new fracture near its south-eastern crater. A local vulcanologist said it was Etna’s “first flank eruption” in more than a decade. […]