Category - Europe

19
Aug

Germany: FRA – Storm causing ground and air cancellations and delays

A spokeswoman for airport operator Fraport said on Monday that some 41 flights had been cancelled at Frankfurt’s international airport by Sunday night and another eight flights diverted. Damage to power lines led 400 people to be stuck for hours on an inter-city train at Roth in Bavaria. “The train had no power anymore and […]

8
Aug

Spain: train strike on 4 days: Jul 31, Aug 14, Aug 30, Sep 1

Spain’s state railway company Renfe has canceled 1,152 train services (477 medium-distance, 230 high-speed AVE services and 445 freight trains) due to a four-day strike called by the CGT union for July 31, August 14, August 30 and September 1, according to the minimum services established by the Public Works Ministry. Unions traditionally call strikes […]

8
Aug

Italy: Strike update for September

Friday, September 6, 2019 Some Alitalia personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:01 to 24:00. Friday, September 6, 2019 Some airport personnel in Milan Airports will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:00 to 23:59. Friday, September 6, 2019 Some airport personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:01 […]

2
Aug

London: Heathrow & Gatwick Airport: Strike by ground crew – Security guards, Firefighter…….

HEATHROW will be plunged into chaos next week as 172 flights have been cancelled over strikes affecting thousands of passengers Brits travelling through the airport on Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 6 have been advised to check with their airlines regarding whether their flights are cancelled. There are 91 airlines that operate out of […]

26
Jul

Italy strike update: today’s Alitalia strike postponed until September 6

A 24-hour strike by Alitalia pilots and flight attendants has been put off from today July 26 until September 6, unions said Wednesday. The unions took the decision after appeals from the strike watchdog and the transport ministry. On Tuesday the ministry cut Friday’s planned strike from 24 to four hours. http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/europe/2019-07/25/c_138256549.htm

26
Jul

Eurostar traffic disrupted by power failure

Paris train station power failure disrupts Eurostar traffic By The Associated Press Fri., July 26, 2019 PARIS – A power outage at one of France’s busiest train stations disrupted travel Friday on the Eurostar to and from London and other routes around the region. Eurostar urged passengers to avoid travel to or from Paris on […]