17 July, 2018 We have some good news for you for a change. Vueling airline pilots have made a tentative deal with owners IAG.
Now for the bad news for you. Italian air traffic control will strike Saturday, 21 July, 2018 for 24 hours. Add to this Vueling flight assistance will strike in Italy. Who knows what that means? Expect aggravation. Your Vueling flight will be delayed, canceled or even brought forward follow along with us
Vueling passengers expect delays this summer due to Spanish air traffic control strikes out of Barcelona Airport. Strikes will ripple around the network
Update:- 29 June, 2018 French air traffic control strike out of Marseille Airport has been cancelled for this weekend.
Update:-21 June, 2018 Another French air traffic control strike this weekend Saturday - early Monday morning. Your flight will be delayed again. Passengers getting hit coming and going. Owners IAG taking French controllers to court. Italian air traffic control strike 5 July.
French air traffic control strike
13 June, 2018 Yes, here we go again another French air traffic control strike out of Marseille Airport starting Saturday 16th and ending Monday 18th read French air traffic control strike Your Vueling flight will be delayed, canceled or brought forward. Tuesday 5 June, 2018 Announced today a French air traffic control strike based in Marseille Airport. Strike will effect your Vueling flight. Strike starts Saturday and ends Sunday 9, 10 June, 2018. Follow along for updates Marseille Airport strike. Perhaps you also need to know an Italian air traffic control and various aviation workers will be strike this week 8 June follow along Easy Travel Report
More strikes in the news:-Greek general strike is planned for 30 May, 2018. Strike also includes seamen, ferries will be tied to port.
Vueling Pilot Strike
Very busy airline, based in a very badly run airport El Prat strikes. Spanish air traffic control are over loaded and predict long queues this summer 2018.
All strikes are 24 hours long.
Wednesday, Thursday 25th and 26th April
Thursday, Friday 3rd and 4th of May
(Reminder a public holiday in between these dates, Labour Day 2 May, 2018)
Customer service number 34 93 122 42 95
Strikes from 2017
13 December 2017 Vueling flights up the creek this month due to:-
Another independence vote 21 December, 2017
Update:-Monday 31 July, 2017 Flight delays experienced today to Spain, Porto and Lisbon. Most important no flight cancellations.
30 July 2017 Vueling, 65 flight attendants based in Paris, Orly Airport, under French contract, start strike action today till August 6th, 2017. Negotiations on going.
To cover 30 flights Vueling will bring in staff from Ibiza, Barcelona and Rome. AFP states no flights delayed or cancelled at Orly airport today.
1 February 2017 Uber is coming to town after ban in 2014. New service will use licensed drivers, is called Uber X. 30% - 40% less than a regular taxi, 5 euro minimum fare and brings competition to Cabify. Roll out starts in Madrid. Barajas to town center 20 euros.
Old strike from 2013
April 2013 Deal made IAG (owner of Iberia and British Airways) to purchase
January, 2, 2013 Vueling one of the bright stars in the Spanish economy, creates jobs and boosts economy. Union tension as IAG (owns Iberia and British Airways) has placed a bid to purchase Vueling. IAG already owns 46% already.
March 8, 2012 No surprise, Vueling reject proposal from IAG to take over the 54% that they don't own.
February 26, 2012 Vueling has flight cancellation lists up. 4 5 6 7 8 check for Vueling flights dates and flight numbers
February 18, 2012 Madrid Airport terminal 4, passengers asked to show tickets before entering terminal after police fail to keep some 8, 000 Iberia employees from crashing the terminal.
So much for the above post. Sent in by a viewer Gabriel. Vueling cancel some 800 odd flights in concurrence with Iberia Strike Wish I'd seen it earlier! If I had, I wouldn't have booked my stupid holiday via Spain for next week … :-( Anyway thought I'd let you know Vueling flights have also been cancelled. Here's the link: vuelingnews.They will refund if you call +34931220055 - (don't bother trying using "contact us" on the website, it's just takes you through endless screens which lead nowhere) - but only the half of the journey currently affected (i.e. 18-22 Feb) . My return is on 7 March and they won't refund that leg!
November 8, 2012 Pan-European Strike on November 14. 14N.
Greece Portugal Italy and Spain all joining in. Ultimate goal is to disable European Common Market stability. What's the best way to do that buy get air traffic controllers to join in.
Vueling announce today that they expect severe airline disruptions on November 14. Translation
Spanish low cost airline
Vueling bases El Prat, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Bilbao, Florence, Madrid, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, Rome Fiumicino Airport, Seville, Toulouse and Valencia.
Vueling flights get massacred during a French air traffic control strike - 53% of flights have to go through French air space.