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Travel Alert June 2018: National Strike in Argentina

A national call for labor strikes for Monday, June 25, 2018 has been issued by the Confederación General del Trabajo — or the General Confederation of Labor as translated in English, which is a major labor-union federation in Argentina — which will adversely affect air travel, public transportation, taxis, banking, education and other sectors for the day.

This means that all flights scheduled for Monday, June 25, 2018…

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Travel Alert May 2018: National Strike of Air Traffic Controllers in France

Here we go again.

A national call for labor strikes has been issued by several unions of air traffic controllers in France for Tuesday, May 22, 2018; and although Air France is now offering options to rebook your flights at no extra cost no matter which fare you purchased, the possible impacts of this industrial action is still too soon to evaluate.

According to this notice which…

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Travel Alert: Busiest Air Route in the World — and Others — To Be Impacted by Christmas 2016 Strikes

Inclement weather is not the only potential impediment to your travel plans this holiday season, as labor disputes during Christmas threaten to disrupt the itineraries of many passengers aboard airplanes operated by at least two different airlines.

If you recall this article from yesterday, the most in-demand flight on this planet is what is considered the busiest air route in the world…

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Strike Causes 1,798 Lufthansa Flights to Be Canceled; More Disruptions On the Way

“The idiots that run the union have absolutely lost their minds”, according to this article written by Dennis of Lufthansa Flyer. “In their infinite stupidity and unprofessionalism, they’ve extended their strike yet again to include all of Friday, November 25.”

At least 1,798 flights have already been canceled as a result of the strike, which have affected greater than 215,000 passengers and have cost Lufthansa as much as nine million dollars per day, according to multiple sources. The pilots are attempting to pressure management of Lufthansa to concede to their demands in an ongoing dispute over pay.

The good news — so to speak — is that…

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Strike On For Tomorrow at Ben Gurion International Airport

A strike was announced by employees at Ben Gurion International Airport to go into effect on Thursday, September 18, 2014 between the hours of 11:00 in the morning and 2:00 in the afternoon, possibly affecting as many as 70 flights.

According to this article in The Jerusalem Post, the strike is the result of…

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