Travel Alert September 2018: Industrial Action in Argentina

A call for labor strikes by some of the airline unions in Argentina for Tuesday, September 25, 2018 has been issued; and they may affect air travel for the day.

Travel Alert September 2018: Industrial Action in Argentina

If you are traveling to Argentina over the next couple of days, expect delays and cancellations of flights. Keep up to date on the latest information pertaining to this industrial action which may adversely affect your travel plans.

If you have a flight scheduled, your flight may be delayed or canceled — and you may be eligible for a waiver of a fee to change your itinerary.

Here are two airlines which have issued travel alerts as a result of the pending industrial action in Argentina:

  • American Airlines has issued a travel alert for Buenos Aires for Monday, September 24, 2018 through Tuesday, September 25, 2018; and Sunday, September 30, 2018 is the last day on which tickets must be reissued and rebooked travel must begin.
  • United Airlines has issued a travel alert for Buenos Aires for Monday, September 24, 2018 through Wednesday, September 26, 2018; and Sunday, September 30, 2018 is the last day on which tickets must be reissued and rebooked travel must begin.

Summary

Expect other airlines which serve Argentina to issue travel alerts — and travel waivers — for Tuesday, September 25, 2018 as a result of the strikes.

Although your flight may not be affected, if you have travel plans to, from or within Argentina on that day, you may want to consider changing them.

Photograph ©2005 by Brian Cohen.

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