Category - Europe

22
Jul

Italy: Update: Jul 23 strike is back on

Eurocontrol reports the air traffic controllers strike in Italy for July 23 is back on from 11 am to 3 pm. Reconfirm flight status Tweets by eurocontrol

22
Jul

Update: Munich mall shooting (Olympic Mall)

Multiple deaths at shooting rampage in German shopping mall: police   Gunmen went on a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in the southern German city of Munich on Friday, killing and wounding many people, police said.   Authorities were evacuating people from the Olympia mall but many others were hiding inside.   The Bavarian […]

22
Jul

Germany: Munich: shooting at OEZ shopping mall

Shots have reportedly been fired at a shopping centre in German city Munich, sparking a major police operation. The shooting reportedly happened at OEZ, the largest shopping centre in Bavaria. ¬†According to local media reports, there are a number of fatalities. This has not yet been confirmed by authorities. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/munich-shooting-shots-fired-oez-shopping-centre-mall-germany-city-munchen-armed-police-a7151186.html  

21
Jul

Italy: cancelled: ATC strike on Jul 23

STRIKE – UPDATE – The Air Traffic Controller strike on 23rd July has been cancelled for all of Italy except for Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport, in Olbia Italy https://www.public.nm.eurocontrol.int/PUBPORTAL/gateway/spec/index.html

21
Jul

France: State of Emergency extended 6 months/Paris: Some summer events cancelled

French parliamentarians have voted to extend the nation’s state of emergency for another six months and Paris officials have cancelled some summer events due to security fears following last week’s deadly truck attack in Nice. The moves came as authorities said all 84 people killed in the Bastille Day atrocity in the southern French city […]

20
Jul

UK: Strike threat by First Leeds bus drivers July 26

Bus drivers and other workers for First Leeds are to stage an indefinite strike in a worsening row over pay. Unite said 1,000 of its members would walk out from 02:00 BST next Tuesday. The union accused First of taking an “extremely aggressive” stance by sacking a branch secretary and two other workers for “legitimate […]