European Air Traffic Control Strike
18 January 2014 European air traffic control strike planned end of January. Follow along with us Easy Travel Report
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What a mess. Good news, strike is now to end Thursday 6am. (despicable play by unions)
Still the airlines had planned for Friday 6am strike and canceled accordingly. It will take a while for flights to get back to normal. Call your airline if flying on Friday.
The Strike:- European Air Traffic Control union workers. Countries under the European Transport Workers' Federation union are France, Hungry, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Portugal, Austria and Belgium. UK and Ireland will not be involved.
By French law a minimum service must be in place.
The strike, starts on:-
French aviation strike (more information to be released by unions)
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 04:30 UTC
all day Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (June 12 expected to be the worst day)
all day Thursday, June 13, 2013
Minimal service will be in effect. DSNA DGCA has asked all airlines to cut back flights this week by 50%. Call your airline, last thing you need is to be sleeping at the airport. All French airports to be hit.
Still waiting to hear what other the other countries air traffic controllers will do. Will they do four hours here and there or go all out? Will they use self control. We will update as information becomes available.
Let's face it, who want's to be near any European airport those dates.
If you are traveling Monday night, chances are you will be brought forward delayed or canceled. Airlines and crews have to get back to bases. The strike, flights will be back to normal noon Friday.
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