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French air traffic controllers’ strike irks UK airlines

LONDON, England - UK airlines are being forced to cancel flights and are expressing their anger over a strike by French air traffic controllers.

Court: Fraport, Lufthansa and Air Berlin not entitled to strike compensation

A German court on Monday threw out a lawsuit by two airlines and the operator of Frankfurt airport for compensation from a labour union to cover losses incurred by strike action by some of its members

Portugal’s national airline to strike on March 21

LISBON, Portugal - Employees of Portugal's national airline TAP will go on strike on March 21-23, unions told the government on Monday, adding to growing protests against budget, pay and job cuts in t

Iberia strike enters week two

MADRID, Spain - Unions at Spain's flagship airline Iberia began a second week of strikes on Monday, with 1,300 flights canceled and most passengers re-assigned to other flights.

Iberia protesters clash with police at Madrid’s international airport

MADRID, Spain - Protesters have clashed with police at Madrid's international airport as ground staff and cabin crews for Spain's Iberia airline began 15 days of strikes to protest plans to lay off 3,

Tens of thousands stranded at Germany airports

DUESSELDORF, Germany – Security guards across Germany’s airport are on strike for a second day, leaving literally tens of thousands passengers stranded as airport operations were forced to be shut

Uganda Hotel and Tourism Training Institute staff goes on strike

UGANDA (eTN) - Reports are coming in from Jinja that staff at Uganda’s national Hotel and Tourism Training Institute, located at the Crested Crane Hotel, have put down their tools and are demanding

LAM pilots and crew members go on strike

MAPUTO, Mozambique — Pilots and crew members at Mozambique’s national airline have gone on a one-day strike, grounding the carrier.

Striking Kingfisher workers agree to return to work

NEW DELHI, India - The nearly month-long crisis in Kingfisher Airlines ended on Thursday with the management lifting the lockout and agreeing to pay by December end four months’ salary dues to strik

Egyptian tour guides to strike in November

CAIRO, Egypt - The tourist guide union announced they will strike for three days on 15, 16 and 17 November, demanding better work conditions and employment opportunities.

Delta Connection flight attendants authorize strike

WASHINGTON, DC - Compass Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today authorized a strike should negotiations with management fail to reach an agree

Kingfisher pilots threaten to strike Monday

MUMBAI, India - Pilots of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, which has been operating a skeletal schedule, have threatened to go on strike from tomorrow as part of mass agitation for immediate disburs

Lufthansa flight attendants to strike throughout Germany on Friday

Lufthansa cabin staff will strike throughout Germany on Friday, upping the stakes in a battle over pay and conditions that threatens to drag on for weeks and cost Germany's biggest airline tens of mil

Kenya Airways gets court clearance to advance staff restructuring

(eTN) - ‘Reports about Kenya Airways sacking staff are outrageous and a product of fiction by sections of the media, aimed to cause industrial unrest. None of this is true.

Lufthansa cabin staff strike begins on Friday

Cabin staff at German airline Lufthansa will begin their strike action on Friday, the workers' union has said.

Mumbai-based Kingfisher pilots go on strike indefinitely

Mumbai-based pilots of near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines have decided to strike indefinitely from Wednesday over non-payment of salaries.

Kingfisher Mumbai-based pilots go on strike second time in month

MUMBAI, India - A section of pilots of near-bankrupt Kingfisher Airlines on Saturday went on strike, second time in the month, demanding immediate payment of March salaries, leading to cancellation of

Aer Lingus union threatens to strike

A union representing technical staff at Aer Lingus said it expected the Irish airline to cut or relocate 55 employees from Ireland's Shannon Airport, a move it says is likely to lead to industrial act

No disruption of service at Air Canada

MONTREAL, Canada - Canada's Minister of Labour, the Hon.

Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes Luzon, Philippines

Strong earthquake strikes Luzon Island in Philippines. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Mb Date-Time 30 Nov 2011 00:27:08 UTC 30 Nov 2011 08:27:08 near epicenter

Spirit Airlines flight attendants vote to authorize strike

WASHINGTON - Flight Attendants at Spirit Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), overwhelmingly authorized a strike should management fail to reach an agreement with F

Qantas hit by another strike, cancels flights

Qantas passengers will face major delays today as another strike hits the airline, with aircraft engineers set to walk off the job from 3pm in Sydney.

Philippine Airlines rejects striking employees’ offer to return to work

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Airlines (PAL) yesterday rejected the offer of striking ground employees to return to work and end the labor dispute.

WestJet prepares for potential Air Canada strike

CALGARY - WestJet today announced that in the event of strike action at Air Canada, it will add extra flights in order to accommodate passengers that may be otherwise stranded.

Virgin Atlantic pilots vote in favor of strike action

For the first time in their history, pilots of Virgin Atlantic have voted in favour of industrial action over pay.

Federal government to stay out of Air Canada strike

Canada's federal government served notice last night that it plans to table legislation to end the strike by Air Canada’s call centre, check-in and gate agents.

Words striking fear into the heart of Australian tourism – “pilots’...

With Qantas pilots planning industrial action in their bid for better pay and conditions, bad memories of the disastrous domestic pilots’ strike in 1989 are flooding back for the local industry.