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General Strike hits Spain Thur 29 March

26th March 2012

Ground Transportation (incl. train and bus services) as well as air traffic will be severely limited in Spain on Thursday during a general strike called by unions to protest at high unemployment and changes to labour laws that will make it cheaper for companies to lay off employees. The unions, which represent one in five […]

Eurostar Revised Timetable Paris to London 20 March – 02 April

19th March 2012

A temporary speed restriction will be in place along this route during this time, which will affect Paris to London Eurostar services. As a result trains will be departing Paris up to 15 minutes earlier than advertised. Revised Timetable Eurostar have informed us that essential engineering works are taking place between Lille and Paris, from […]

New dates for Iberia strike announced

5th March 2012

The Spanish airline pilots union SEPLA has called 24 new strike days in March, April and May. The dates are March 16, 19, 23, 25, 26 and 30, April 2, 4, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 and 30, and May 2, 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25 and 28. The strike will only […]

Travel Delays hit France Today

29th February 2012

Flights: Flight delays are current occurring across France (including Paris) due to industrial action. Trains: Industrial action is affecting some rail services in France and beyond until 08:00 on Thursday 1st March 2012. French domestic services are subject to cancellation and delays, please see below for details on service disruptions to international services: EUROSTAR: Normal […]

ITALY: General strike on Friday, 24 FEB –

23rd February 2012

Effecting planes, railways, ships and public transport The strike on Friday February 24, 2012 which is going to concern many airlines and Italian airports has been confirmed by Infrastructure and Transportation Ministry. The airlines which will join the strike are: Alitalia, AirOne, Air Berlin, EasyJet, Ryanair, Wind Jet and Wizz Air. As usual, passengers leaving […]

Frankfurt Airport Strike continues to this weekend

21st February 2012

The latest walkout started at 0400 GMT Monday and was due to continue until 0400 GMT Wednesday. It will now be extended to 2200 GMT Friday, the GdF union said on Tuesday. Frankfurt, Europe’s third-largest airport in terms of passenger numbers, usually has around 1,300 flights per day. Flights do not take off or land […]

European Strikes 06-12 FEB from BA

6th February 2012

The latest information from British Airways: France – Monday 06 Feb to Wednesday 08 Feb Air transport unions have called for industrial action which is affecting Air France services. British Airways services are not expected to be affected. Portugal – Wednesday 08 Feb and Sunday 12 Feb Air Traffic Controllers are planning sporadic strikes throughout […]

Strike Alert France Monday 06th Feb

3rd February 2012

Due to industrial action by French air transport from Monday 06 February to Thursday 09 February 2012 included, commercial instructions have been implemented for passengers booked on all AIR FRANCE operated flights to travel from Monday 06 February to Thursday 09 February 2012 included. Please make sure you check www.AFKL.bizĀ for the most up to date […]