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Travel Alert January 2020: Industrial Action and Civil Unrest in France

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of trade unions in France for tomorrow, Friday, January 24, 2020, during which public servants and private sector employees will once again protest their anger pertaining to pension reforms by the government — including air traffic controllers — and the industrial labor action has already affected air travel for the day, as flights to, from and within France have already been delayed or canceled.

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Travel Alert January 2020: Industrial Action in France Causes Flights to Be Canceled

Here we go yet again.

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of trade unions in France starting tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 and lasting through Thursday, January 16, 2020, during which public servants and private sector employees will once again protest their anger pertaining to pension reforms by the government — including air traffic controllers — and the industrial labor action has already affected air travel for the day, as flights to, from and within France have already been delayed or canceled.

This notice is currently displayed at the official Internet web site of…

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Travel Alert January 14 2020: Industrial Action in Italy to Disrupt Air Travel

The trade unions of air traffic controllers and other sectors of the commercial aviation industry in Italy have confirmed that employees who are members of those unions will be on strike tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 for four hours, from 1:00 in the afternoon through 5:00 in the afternoon.

Hundreds of flights have been delayed or canceled in advance as a result, which will…

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Travel Alert December 10 2019: Industrial Action in France Causes Hundreds of Flights to Be Canceled

Here we go again.

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of trade unions in France for tomorrow, Tuesday, December 10, 2019, during which public servants and private sector employees will once again protest their anger pertaining to pension reforms by the government — including air traffic controllers — and the industrial labor action has already affected air travel for the day, as hundreds of flights to, from and within France have already been canceled.

Although the United States Embassy and Consulates in France has issued this official demonstration alert for Thursday, December 5, 2019 — which was when the first industrial action started — the title of the alert has been updated with…

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Travel Alert December 2019: Industrial Action in France Causes Hundreds of Flights to Be Canceled

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of trade unions in France for tomorrow, Thursday, December 5, 2019, during which public servants and private sector employees will protest their anger pertaining to pension reforms by the government — and the industrial labor action has already affected air travel for the day, as hundreds of flights to, from and within France have already been canceled.

The United States Embassy and Consulates in France has issued this official demonstration alert for tomorrow, Thursday, December 5, 2019…

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Travel Alert November 25 2019: Strike in Italy to Disrupt Air Travel and Affect Tens of Thousands of People

The trade unions of air traffic controllers and other sectors of the commercial aviation industry in Italy have confirmed that employees who are members of those unions will be on strike tomorrow, Monday, November 25, 2019 for four hours, from 1:00 in the afternoon through 5:00 in the afternoon.

Hundreds of flights have been delayed or canceled in advance as a result, which will…

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Travel Alert November 2019: South African Airways Cabin Crew Members Strike

The operations of South African Airways is being substantially disrupted by a strike of members of its cabin crews, which has already led to hundreds of cancellations and delays of flights — and thus directly affecting thousands of passengers.

This ongoing industrial action by members of both the South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is expected to continue through Monday, November 18, 2019 and shows no sign of ending in the foreseeable future.

This notice is currently displayed at the official Internet web site of South African Airways at the time this article was written…

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Travel Alert November 7 and 8 2019: Lufthansa Cabin Crew Members Strike

The operations of Lufthansa Group is expected to be substantially disrupted by a strike of members of its cabin crews, which has already led to hundreds of cancellations and delays of flights — and thus directly affecting thousands of passengers.

Flights to at least ten cities in the United States are among the cancellations which have already occurred due to the strike.

This notice is currently displayed at the official Internet web site of Lufthansa at the time this article was written…

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September 27, 2019 Strike by British Airways Pilots Canceled

After the British Airline Pilots’ Association — which is also known as BALPA — revealed via an official announcement the results of a ballot on which the vote ended on Monday, July 22, 2019 with 93 percent of the turnout of 90 percent of pilots who voted are in favor of industrial action, pilots of British Airways who are based at both London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport went on strike and caused havoc with the travel schedules of thousands of passengers on Monday, September 9, 2019 and Tuesday, September 10, 2019…

…but the strike that was…

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