Category - Europe


Greek Air Traffic Controller strike to stop all flights

ALL scheduled flights in and out of Greece will be cancelled on October 17 as a result of a strike organised by the Air Traffic Controllers Association of Greece. The strike will be held in a bid to put pressure on the transport ministry to separate the sector from the rest of the public sector. […]


UK border control staff go on strike

About 2,500 members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) began a two-day walkout this morning in protest at proposed changes to working practices, although early reports suggest disruption is minimal. A spokesman for Heathrow Airport said that queues at passport control were already back to normal following some delays earlier this morning. He […]


Update: Airline Advisories

Airline Advisories:AC, BA, AF, DL, SN Air Canada (AC) – Travel Advisories for September 29 – Update 04h20 Possible disruptions to Air Canada and Jazz operated flights: Barcelona (BCN) and Madrid (MAD) – Workforce disruptions. Flights may be impacted throughout the day by National General Strike in Spain. Brussels (BRU) – Airspace closure. Flights may […]


Ash Cloud Shuts Down North Africa and Spain

Apex News Network: By Sylvia Holt on May 12, 2010 Iceland Volcano May 12, 2010 Update – Shuts Down North Africa and Spain The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland has reached the air space of Turkey. For the first time, the ash reached North African countries. Around 5 airports in Morocco were shut down as […]


Travel Alert from Air Canada: Spain/Portugal – Due to volcanic activity, flights may be impacted.

Air Canada and Jazz advise that flights to, from or connecting through the airport(s) listed below may be delayed or cancelled due to the event described. Alicante, Spain (ALC) Barcelona, Spain (BCN) Bilbao, Spain (BIO) Madrid, Barajas , Spain (MAD) Palma, Palma Mallorca, Spain (PMI) Valencia, Spain (VLC) Malaga, Spain (AGP) Lisbon, Portugal (LIS) Oporto, […]


British Airways Unnon announces strike, Friday March 12 2010 More than 500,000 BA passengers face strike disruption this month after the Unite trade union announced walkouts over two consecutive weekends, prompting BA to withdraw a last-ditch peace offer. Unite trade union has called a series of strikes over two consecutive weekends this month, beginning with a three-day walkout on […]