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Lufthansa reaches pay accord with employees

BERLIN, Germany - German flag carrier Lufthansa reached a pay accord with workers on Wednesday, unions and management said, resolving a bitter dispute that resulted in strikes which grounded hundreds

Spanish pilots union sued by International Airlines Group

International Airlines Group, the company formed from the merger of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, is suing the Spanish pilots union over strikes late last year and early this year.

Brits’ vacations crippled by Spanish airport strikes

British holidaymakers once again face summer travel chaos as airport strikes threaten to cripple the nation's favourite holiday destination.

British Airways, union reach peace deal

The agreement reached between the airline and the Unite trade union was backed at a mass meeting of nearly 2000 members of the cabin crew branch, the British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Associa

Striking turns into favorite pastime for BA cabin crew

It was announced today that British Airways cabin crew have voted in favor of strikes, raising the renewed threat of action which could cripple flights in the run-up to Easter.

Strikes snarl millions of commuters, tourists in London and Paris

Workers have gone on strike in Britain and France to voice mounting discontent over proposed government austerity measures.

Aviation news: New round of talks in British Airways-Unite dispute

Fresh talks to try to avert further strikes by British Airways cabin crews will be held on Monday, despite few signs of a potential breakthrough.

Greece offers compensation to tourists stranded by strikes

ATHENS — Greece offered to compensate tourists stranded by labour unrest ahead of a new travel strike Tuesday as unions stepped up their assault against government austerity cuts.

Unite threatens British Airways with more strikes

LONDON—Unite, the union that represents cabin crew at British Airways PLC, warned Monday of further strikes this summer unless a long-running dispute over changes in working practices is resolved.

World’s major airline strikes since 2009

India's state-owned Air India cancelled more than 76 flights on Wednesday due to a strike by its staff, a day after British Airways workers went on a five-day strike.

British Airways union announces new strike dates

British Airways cabin crew are to strike from May 18-22 inclusive, May 24-28, May 30-June 3 and June 5-9, the Unite union has announced.

Feds to unions, American Airlines: No strikes, keep talking

Federal officials have dealt labor unions at American Airlines a setback by refusing to start a 30-day countdown toward possible strikes.

Damage caused by British Airways strikes not as bad as feared

Now that the BA strikes are (temporarily, perhaps) over, the UK can start assessing the damage they caused. In what may be a surprise, the damage reported by BAA does not seem as severe as expectd.

Chaos at European airports brings strike fears to US carriers

US airline executives surveying the chaos at European airports in recent months could be forgiven a dose of complacency.

British Airways cabin crews ready to begin another 4 days of...

British Airways announced today that even with the cabin crews readying to strike again midnight for another 4 days, it will be able to fly more than 75 percent of customers booked to fly during the u

Wave of airline strikes could cause European aviation chaos

Lufthansa and TAP Air Portugal moved closer on Tuesday to facing strike action by their pilots' unions, as British Airways braced for the second work stoppage in just over a week by thousands of its c

AA flight attendants to stage mock strikes

FORT WORTH, Texas — Flight attendants at American Airlines say they will hold mock strikes around the country this month and could seek permission for real strikes early next year.

Warning strikes against Germany’s Lufthansa: airline

FRANKFURT — Cabin crew at German flag carrier Lufthansa staged warning strikes Friday, causing delays or cancellations of 80 flights, an airline spokeswoman said.

Lufthansa hit by warning strikes

BERLIN — Domestic and international services by the German airline Lufthansa were hit by warning strikes on Monday as it negotiated pay agreements, the airline and trade union Verdi said.